Mary Grace is from Dayton, Ohio. After graduating high school, she spent two years dancing ballet professionally with Ballet Austin and Nashville Ballet. She graduated from Wright State University with a degree in psychology. During her 1L summer, Mary Grace worked as a Research Assistant for Notre Dame’s COVID-19 Economic and Social Science Research Task Force, where she researched various state and national policies in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Mary Grace spent her 2L summer at the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office Complex Homicides Unit, where she hopes to return after graduation.