Mr. Sheahan, Penn Sophomore
Michael Sheahan, a sophomore pursuing dual degrees in bioengineering at SEAS and business at Wharton, was killed in an automobile accident in Illinois on August 25; he was 20.
A native of Madison, Wisconsin, Mr. Sheahan was a 2007 graduate of James Madison Memorial High School, where he was a National Merit Scholarship Finalist.
At Penn, he was a member of the Ultimate Frisbee team and was involved in the West Philadelphia Tutoring Project and Habitat for Humanity.
Mr. Sheahan is survived by his parents, Patrick and Helen; his sister, Julia; and his grandmother, Coletta Sheahan.
Memorials may be made to SEAS, Attn: Ellie Davis, 123 Towne Bldg., 220 S. 33rd St., Philadelphia, PA 19104.
A memorial service will be planned. Details will be published in an upcoming issue.
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