Parkland School Shooting Teacher Honored at Tony Awards

Melody Herzfeld, drama teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, accepts the award for excellence in theatre education Photo: AP/ Michael Zorn, Invision
Melody Herzfeld, drama teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, accepts the award for excellence in theatre education

June 11, 2018 09:39 AM

A drama teacher recalled all the lessons she learned in the arts as she barricaded students in a closet during the school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

Melody Herzfeld was presented with the 2018 Excellence in Theatre Education Award during the Tony Awards on Sunday.

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