Goguen to Be Honored at State House of Representatives

IMG_5890[1]Catherine Rhoden Goguen will be honored on Thursday, February 7, 2019. Representative Jim Stewart will do the resolution to adjourn in her honor in the Kentucky State House of Representatives on that date.

Whereas Catherine Rhoden-Goguen is a retired teacher who taught for 28 years and

Whereas she is a National Board Certified Teacher, and

Whereas Ms. Rhoden-Goguen was an outstanding teacher of drama at Knox Central High School as recognized by her peers and students and the Eastern Kentucky Dramatic Arts Society (EKDAS) with its first Lifetime Achievement Award, and

 Whereas she has been recognized as an outstanding playwright whose plays have won awards from the Kentucky Theatre Association: her full-length play Boxes, co-written with J. Michael Radford, was runner-up in KTA’s Roots of the Bluegrass New Play Contest in 2015 and in 2016 her 10-minute play RE DO IT won the organization’s 10-minute play contest, and
 Whereas Ms. Rhoden-Goguen’s play “May I Have Your Attention, Please?,” published in 2003 by Pioneer Drama, has received productions across the United States and Canada, Great Britain and Scotland and has won awards including the prestigious Critics Choice Award at the Wisconsin State Theatre Festival and
 Whereas she has had two plays published by Brooklyn Publisher, Iowa: Looking for Mr. Right and The Most Human, and
 Whereas her latest play, Unstoppable By Design: The story of Matt Rifenburg will be performed in Richmond in March 2019, and
Whereas Ms. Rhoden-Goguen was elected to the Board of the Kentucky Theatre Association, and
Whereas Ms. Rhoden-Goguen is to present the Kentucky Playwrights Lecture at Union College on May 10, 2019


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