Grace Demerath is a junior Music Education student at Ithaca College, originally from Michigan. In addition to being the President-Elect of NAfME-Collegiate/NYSSMA, she is also the President of the Ithaca College NAfME Chapter, as well as President of the Lambda Chapter of Mu Phi Epsilon at Ithaca College. She is currently teaching homeschool students as part of her Ithaca College junior student teaching experience. Grace also enjoys research within the music education field. In February she will be presenting her research on the affect of allergies in music education and alternative resources for students with allergies along with an Ithaca alum at the NJMEA Conference.