Eliza is a senior at Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School. She will be attending the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth in the fall as a music major. Eliza is an accomplished / talented fiddle player and Scottish Highland Dancer. Her guidance counselor said it best, ''When Eliza performs, it brings out some of her best qualities - she is self-assured and composed while remaining humble." She is a member of the National Honor Society, Chamber Orchestra, and Career Day Committee. Eliza has been a valued member of the volleyball team for four years and was named co-captain her senior year. She has won numerous awards in fiddle playing and Scottish Highland dance, and also took the initiative to teach fiddle to younger children after school. Eliza's Irish heritage will be constant as she said, ''I plan to keep my ethnicity alive through my music and dance, making sure my family is part of my present and future."