Mrs. Goza- Director
Mrs. Goza was born and raised in Friendswood, Texas, where she started her dance career at Bonnie Siscoe School of Dance at the age of two. Other studios and private dance teams that shaped her career were the Friendswood Fillies, Star Steppers, Dancin’ Angels, Clear Lake Rockettes, and finally the Friendswood High School Wranglerettes. During her time as a W-gal, she served as Deputy her junior year, and Sheriff her senior year. Upon her graduation from FHS in 2009, she pursued her dream of becoming a Kilgore College Rangerette. Not only was she chosen to be a part of the 70th line, she was selected as a member of the elite group, the Swingsters.
After her Rangerette career, she decided to further her passion for dance at Texas State University in hopes of becoming a drill team director. Mrs.Goza graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor Degree in Dance and a certification in Physical Education in 2013. Mrs. Goza has served as the Assistant Director 2014-2015 as well as Assistant Choreographer for the Friendswood High School Musical Mary Poppins and Beauty and the Beast. Mary Poppins was nominated for best choreography at the 2014 Tommy Tunes Awards. She is also employed by Encore Creative Productions during the summer to choreograph for numerous schools around Texas. She specializes in field routines, contest routines, and spring show pieces. Mrs. Goza married the love of her life in January 2016, and welcomed their first daughter in September, 2018. When she is not working, she loves spending time with her family and husband, Garrett. She enjoys doing activities outdoors, shopping, and relaxing. Mrs. Goza was announced as Director of the pride and joy of Friendswood High School in May 2015. She is honored to direct her alma mater and is anxious about the upcoming year! She is excited to be a Mustang again, and hopes to carry out the Friendswood traditions that are still very much a part of her life.
Mrs. Kennedy - Assistant Director
Mrs. Kennedy was born and raised in Friendswood Texas, where she started her dance career at the age of two. Prior dance teams that shaped her career were the Clear Lake Rockettes, and the Friendswood High School Wranglerettes. During her time as a Wranglerette, she served a Deputy on the officer line her junior year, and as a senior she served as Marshal of the dance officer line. After Wranglerettes, Mrs. Kennedy continued to work with the Wranglerettes for many years as a choreographer.
After high school, Mrs. Kennedy attended Texas State University to pursue a career in public relations. She joined the sorority Alpha Delta Pi and was also a member of the Texas State Strutters for one year. Mrs. Kennedy graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations and Mass Communications and a minor in Theater.
For the past 5 years, Mrs. Kennedy has been in the marketing and communications industry. After finding out she was expecting in late May, Mrs. Kennedy decided to change careers and pursue education. As a true blessing, Mrs. Kennedy was lucky to have been chosen to help guide and lead the Pride & Joy of Friendswood alongside Mrs. Goza for this upcoming season, and hopefully more to come!
Mrs. Kennedy is a first time mom to baby boy Beau Kennedy, born May 2019. She is happily married to Austin Kennedy who is learning about all the traditions this community and school has to offer. The Kennedy family is excited to be back home at Friendswood High School and can’t wait to see where the future takes them.