Grace – 2020-21 May Student of the month
Posted By Fred Wittenberger
Grace is a member of the H-Club, Math Club, the National Honor Society and was a member of the varsity girls tennis team all 4 years. Throughout her life, Grace has been very active in competitive Irish Dance. She has placed 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th at the Regionals Individually – 1st, 2nd, 3rd at the Regionals as a team. Grace also placed 18th and 22nd at the Nationals individually and finished 61st, 55th, and 37th at the World Championships individually. She has had the opportunity to perform at auditoriums and theaters across the United States and Japan as a member of the Trinity Irish Dance Company. When Grace was only 9 years old, she was chosen to be one of 16 Irish Dancers on a U13 Choreography Team. All of the other dancers were 11 and 12. The team competed at the World Championships of Irish Dance in London and won GOLD for the United States!
Grace has given back to the community by volunteering her time at the St. Gabriel Flea Market, the St. Ben’s Meal Program, the Salvation Army bell ringing campaign, the Collect/Pack shoes for Souls for Jesus program, Enchantment in the Park in West Bend, the Children’s Hospital Phonathon, and various Irish Dance programs.
After high school, Grace plans to attend St. Norbert College in De Pere, WI to pursue a major in Biology focusing on pre-med or pre-physical therapy. She also plans to play tennis for St. Norbert College.