Lumen Scholar, drum major, engineering leader Mallory Poff ’23 finds a way to do it all

Written by on November 30, 2022

If she didn’t have a career ahead as a solar energy engineer, Mallory Poff might consider teaching courses in time management.

You’ve seen her on game days, as a drum major leading the Fire of the Carolinas marching band.

Regulars at Loy Farm know Poff is often there perfecting her Lumen Prize-winning project to design and build a solar-powered cooling unit to preserve harvests. Seemingly always in the Innovation Quad, Poff is part of a team of engineering seniors designing a weir — a low dam built across a river to regular . . .

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