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What is SJIC’s Wall of Fame

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Baseball has its Hall of Fame, and  Hollywood has its Walk of Fame. Well, the South Jersey Innovation Center (SJIC) has its Wall of Fame!

In fact, SJIC’s Wall of Fame is one of the first things you see upon entering. The Wall is decorated with portraits of SJIC students of all ages and interests and is used to commemorate some of our amazing students’ accomplishments. These students could be extremely above average in their chess skill, or have incredible results in a math competition; the reason for being put onto the Wall of Fame really varies student to student. 

Meet the Wall of Fame Students (left to right, top to bottom):

  • Jake Desmond: perfect score in the 2021 Math Olympiads for Elementary and Middle Schools
  • Sophia Tolkacheva: mathlete and creative design virtuoso
  • Tristen Street: creative design virtuoso
  • Isabella Medina: coding and virtual reality ace
  • Derrin Lerner: creative design virtuoso
  • Noah Xu: chess wiz, mathlete, and coding ace
  • Ami Rastogi: super mathlete
  • Boyang Zhao: chess Expert and mathlete
  • Nathaniel Newport: coding, creative design, and virtual reality virtuoso
  • Dashiel Lin: a mathlete, chess wiz, and coding ace
  • Diana Suralik:  Chess Wiz representative, in the US Tournament for State Champions in 2019
  • Maxwell Wang: chess wiz and mathlete
  • Bennett Kutikov: creative design virtuoso
  • Benjamin Lauer: Chess Wiz representative, in the US Tournament for State Champions in 2019
  • Vlad Bondar: coding and hacking ace
  • Jonah Kutikov: chess wizard and mathlete