Meghan is driven to protect nature through research and innovation. She serves on the Maker Faire CT Organizing Committee and co-captains Barlow’s Sikorsky aeronautical engineering team. She has volunteered 175+ hours at the Norwalk Maritime Aquarium and is a PADI Rescue Diver trained in reef restoration. Meghan has researched mucus’s ability to trap micro pollutants for applications in coral conservation and developed 3D-printable coral nursery structures. Meghan was nominated a 2020 “Women of Innovation” finalist by the CT Technology Council and honored with 1st place in the 2020 Xylem Ignite Hackathon. She enjoys playing Varsity Tennis and studying classical music on the piano and pipe organ. She is currently a senior attending Joel Barlow High School. Meghan intends to pursue biomedical engineering and computer science studies at UC Santa Barbara.