PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A teacher from Oregon was honored with a special award Sunday night at the Tony Awards.
Rachel Harry, of Hood River, received the excellence in theater education award, which is presented by Carnegie Melon University. Harry has been a drama teacher at Hood River Valley High School for 30 years.
Her theater program puts on performances that frequently sell out the high school and middle school theaters.
She received $10,000 for her theater program and a free trip to New York City to attend the Tony Awards on June 11.