Parents, students and alumni all have stories to share about how Perpich Arts High School has changed their lives and shaped who they are today. Here they share those stories in their own words.

Perpich Students

"My teachers encourage me to push myself outside of my comfort zone and to always strive to better my art, never settling for good enough."

Regan Dockery, theater student from Sartell
Perpich Parents
"We love the school, the staff and all the school represents in the arts and the community."
Kim Parker, Perpich Arts High School parent
Perpich Alumni
"If I had to choose a single defining moment of my career it would be going to the arts high school."
Walken Schweigert, Perpich Arts High School alumni, class of '06

Print by Bill Jeter, artist and retired Perpich visual arts instructor

Share your story

If Perpich has touched your life in some way, share your story with us! Contact communications with your name, relationship to Perpich, art area and graduation year (if alumni or current student) and what it was about Perpich that changed your life. 

What people have to say about our other programs

Perpich Center for Arts Education is more than just our high school. Check out what else our professional development workshop participants and library patrons have to say about the great work we do here.