Katie Sill is a graduate of Creekview High School in Dallas, TX. She found IWU through the women's soccer team. Coach Barrett invited her to come see the campus. She knew the second she stepped onto the quad that IWU was the school for her. Picturing herself at IWU made the thought of being so far from home more tolerable. On campus, Katie works as the General Education Assistant at the Andrew W. Mellon Center.
After multiple knee injuries and surgeries, Katie was forced to give soccer up. Since then, she has found other means of being involved on campus, such as organizing a Lunar New Year (Chinese New Year) celebration on campus. She has been writing for the Argus for the past three years, and she does not plan on stopping. Katie has also participated in Tributaries and even had a poem published in the Fall 2010 semester. As if that was not enough, Katie also helped found and organize the Harry Potter Club on campus. In her free time, Katie likes to work on the novel she is currently writing. It is a murder-mystery novel, and is still very much in development.
Katie's advice for new students:
Don't be afraid to be yourself.