"Grace means good, respectful, awesome, creative, expert. This woman is cool, awesome, and very sweet. I'm really going to miss you and Nia and you guys are the best. I will miss you."
"Let's find some booty!"
"It's behind you!"
These sharp kids also understood the comedy in naming a pirate "Land Ho," which is a joke in the play they found particularly amusing, so they kept it.
"Grace, you were/are better at instructing kids/youth/teens than most educators I know. Thank you for your patience and guidance. It's made such a difference."
"Grace!! You are so cool and it was so much fun having you as a teacher. These past four weeks have been so awesome. It was such a great way to spend my summer."
"You're so kind and fun, but know when it's time to get to work."
"Grace, I can't say coherently how much you helped me this entire show. You were there when I completely opened up. Because of you and Marcy, I feel like I've really grown as an actor and a person."
"Grace, I so loved working with you! We WILL see each other again. Until then, much much love!"
"Grace - On your internet bio, it lists one of your talents as 'never getting bored.' This is a piece of truth. I have so much admiration for your work ethic and for the way that you can be yourself unapologetically. You are what I strive for. Thank you!"
"Dearest grace, You have changed my theatre-self and my true self for the better. You are the first to call me brilliant. I can never thank you enough."
"Grace, your energy and positivity is amazing. Thank you for everything. Diggity."
"Grace - Thank you so much for sharing your wisdom this run. To have an A.D. who can share with us such an incredible thought process has truly been a hugely positive influence on our rehearsal process. Your leadership, knowledge, and energy has made you a fantastic A.D. and role model. <3 P.S. you are deserving of all praise."
"Grace! I have learned so much from you this summer! My sister had you and Todd a few years ago, and so I was thrilled when I got you this summer! Thank you for everything."
"Dear Grace, You already know how much I love you, but I will tell you again. You are honestly my favorite person in the entire world. My goal is to be at least half as great as you. <3 Love you so much :)"