From Illinois Tech Magazine: Learn by the Sword



By Andrew Wyder

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In a perfect world, Megan Burrill (MSE/M.S. 2nd Year) wouldn't mind if her life were a little less busy.

Captain of the Illinois Tech women’s swimming and diving team, Burrill leads the Material Advantage and blacksmithing clubs, is involved in research on campus, and is minoring in computer science, among other activities. A clarinet and saxophone player, she would also like to return to playing at VanderCook College of Music—if only she could find the time.

“Long term, I would like to pass off my leadership roles to other people so that I can be involved but not have quite as much commitment, because it is a lot,” she admits, and goes on to add, “Since I have really high goals for myself, there's a lot that I want to do.”

Read more on the Illinois Tech Magazine website.