PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Some autistic students who attend special schools in Pennsylvania are having their incredible artwork displayed at Philadelphia International Airport.
William Wentz (above) is in 7th grade at an NHS School and is proud of his two pieces on display:READ MORE: Philadelphia Health Department Revises COVID Guidance For Schools, Adds Weekly Testing For Unvaccinated Students 12 And Under
(Michelle:) “It’s absolutely beautiful. What made you come up with the idea for that?”
(Wentz:) “I thought it would be fun to create something from my imagination.”
Allison Wentz is William’s mother:READ MORE: Upper Darby High School Dismissed Early After Student Sets Paper Towel Roll On Fire In Bathroom
“He really just loves drawing. He really loves to express himself, especially with a lot of color. It’s a really good thing for him. (I’m hoping it will take him far.”
Mark Gale is CEO of Philadelphia International Airport:
“This exhibit is proving to be very popular, and folks just love to come up and see it.”
The artwork is displayed along a long, well-lit corridor between terminals E and F and will remain there until early next year.
Reported by Michelle Durham, KYW Newsradio.MORE NEWS: Lockdown Lifted At Hardy Williams Mastery Charter School After 911 Call Warning Of School Shooting
Photos by Michelle Durham