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CWU Alumna Rachel Harry to Receive 2017 Theatre Education Tony award

The Tony Awards organization has announced Rachel Harry as the recipient of the 2017 Excellence in Theatre Education Award. Presented in partnership with Carnegie Mellon University, the award recognizes a K-12 theatre educator in the U.S. who has made an impact on their students. Harry, who teaches high school in Hood River, Ore., will be honored at the 2017 Tony Awards on June 11.

Harry was nominated by her students and selected by a panel of judges from the American Theatre Wing, the Broadway League, Carnegie Mellon University, and other leaders in the field. She will receive a cash prize of $10,000 in addition to airfare, hotel accommodations, and tickets to the Tony Awards.

Harry received a master's degree in theatre production from CWU.

Read more of this in American Theatre.

Monday, June 12, 2017

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