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Kirk Sharp

Kirk Sharp

Kirk Sharp is executive director of the Gordon Parks Museum at Fort Scott Community College. A Fort Scott native, he is a graduate of Pittsburg State University. He previously worked at Mercy Hospital-Fort Scott as the rehab and fitness director. He was on the Gordon Parks Board for six years and served as president for five years. Prior to that he served on the planning committee for the annual Gordon Parks celebrations and participated and many projects and events at the Museum during those times. He currently serves on the Kansas Museum Association Board of Directors as the Eastern Regional Representative. Other affiliations include: Fort Scott Area Community Foundation Board Member, City of Fort Scott Tourism Board and the Bourbon County Historical Preservation Society Board.

OPINION

It’s time to re-watch Kansas native Gordon Parks’ groundbreaking 1969 movie ‘The Learning Tree’

By: - February 16, 2021

The Kansas Reflector welcomes opinion pieces from writers who share our goal of widening the conversation about how public policies affect the day-to-day lives of people throughout our state. Kirk Sharp is executive director of the Gordon Parks Museum at Fort Scott Community College.  The fall of 1969 marked the first time a major motion […]