Episode Summary: Al Gallup

Al Gallup, a 96-year old veteran of World War II, still bikes every day. A former assistant principal at Ann Arbor Huron and Dean of Community High School, during the early 70s he actually let the Huron students engage in sanctioned drag racing, which effectively ended the all-too common racial fights. His keys: “Keep moving!”; “You can’t motivate anyone you don’t know,” which I have quoted in Let Them Lead; “Don’t say ‘No, because,’ but ‘Yes, if…’”; Let them set their goals, rules, and even punishments.

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