"Nashville" star Charles Esten (Deacon) chats with students at Nashville School of the Arts

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Nashville School of the Arts students must be getting used to meeting celebrities. Their NSA Presents... program has already featured some big name artists. Last week they met a genuine TV star.

Charles Esten (Deacon Claybourne from "Nashville") sat down for an interview with Lightning 100 DJ Wells Adams and then took questions from NSA students. Esten brought plenty of experience to chat about. His career has spanned more than 20 years with work in theatre, television and film.

NSA Presents... is an on-going program designed to support the school’s mission to prepare students for life after school by bringing in artists, musicians, actors, etc. Think of it as “Inside the Actors Studio" or "CMT Crossroads” for high school kids. It's a project-based learning experience designed and run by students.