Grace grew up in Calvert County, MD and graduated from Calvert High School. Growing up, she loved reading and writing and always enjoyed school and being in the classroom. In high school, she tried to participate in every type of club and activity, being actively involved in Best Buddies, student and class council, FFA, National Honors Society, National Technical Honors Society, orchestra, soccer and field hockey. As a freshman she joined the CASE program, which focuses on agriculture and environmental education and studies. Throughout the pathway she began to find her passion for agriculture and became very involved in her counties’ local agricultural community. She will be attending the University of Maryland with plans to major in Agriculture Resource and Economics.