Maywood Library Club Produces 13-Year-Old Chess Champion

Gordon Hanson, center, with Rickover tournament participants (left to right): Kaitlyn Franco, Jocelyn Gutierrez, Roslyn Gutierrez, Dimitri Stubblefield, Jalen Jones, Yanni Smith and Carter Dawson. | Submitted photo Thursday, February 16, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || UPDATED: 2 p.m. The Maywood Library Chess Club meets every week at the Maywood Public Library under the direction of former library trustee Gordon Hanson, the club’s … Continue reading Maywood Library Club Produces 13-Year-Old Chess Champion

From Maywood To The Ivy League: The Stratospheric Ambitions of Marquan Jones

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 || By Nicholas Samuel || Updated: 6:08 PM Marquan Jones, a senior at Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy, cried as he was recognized in front of thousands at a local basketball game Monday night for being accepted into Cornell University, an American private Ivy League school in Ithaca, New York. The audience cheered and clapped as an announcer listed Jones’s credentials, … Continue reading From Maywood To The Ivy League: The Stratospheric Ambitions of Marquan Jones