Holy Child senior preparing to join Catholic University’s theatre program

Grace Stephens, a member of the class of 2022 at Connelly School of the Holy Child in Potomac, Maryland is ready to stand in the spotlight and draw in some laughs. This fall she will attend The Catholic University of America and study for a bachelor’s degree in fine arts in the university’s Acting for Theatre, Film and Television program. While at Holy Child the last four years, Stephens was the director of the school’s fall musical, Little Women, and is the chapter president of Best Buddies, a program that brings together teens and young adults with peers who have intellectual differences.

Stephens joined the Holy Child community in sixth grade, and her first role at the school was as an understudy for The Lion King. It was not until the pandemic, however, that Stephens realized how much performing meant to her.

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