Kevin Byrne -- MATM2 WINNER!
Follow Kevin's Month at the Museum!
Kevin will be posting his adventure on Facebook and Twitter, from his first preparations to move into MSI until the day he moves out. Follow along and help shape his Month at the Museum!
Facebook: Kevin's Month at the Museum
Currently lives in
Grew up in
College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va.; and Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill.
Analyst at a digital marketing agency
Three Favorite Hobbies
Training in circus arts, running and volunteering for Make-A-Wish Foundation
Three Adjectives to Describe Me
Eclectic, driven, adventurous
Perfected his robot voice as a “tube talker” for Blue Man Group.
From the Essay
"Through this experience I hope to remind myself to have fun learning every single day. It’s easy to get caught in the daily grind and forget to be mindful of the amazing world in which we live. Spending a month immersed in an environment of engaged learning would remind me to live my life in the same way: hands-on and wide-eyed."
MSI Judges’ Thoughts
Kevin is clearly up for anything. He’s biked across the country by himself, spent two months in the mountains of Virginia studying red-backed salamanders and is currently training for his sixth marathon for the Make-a-Wish Foundation. He also admits to dancing randomly in his apartment to the delight and horror of onlookers from the train station across the street. After graduating with a biology degree, he spent time working in theater and college admissions before ending up in marketing communications. Kevin’s a great combination of curiosity, wit and fun. He’s also a natural communicator, sharing his random assortment of knowledge with remarkable clarity.
Kevin is looking for an adventure that allows him to have fun learning with others. He would spend his month at MSI rekindling his undergrad passion for science, embracing the opportunity to step out of the daily routine and helping others do the same.
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About the Museum
The Museum of Science and Industry opened its doors in 1933 and is the largest science museum in the Western Hemisphere.