EAST ORANGE, NJ – The Newark Athletic Hall of Fame recently inducted Newark native Hawaiian Thompson-Epps into their ranks during their 30th Annual Induction Dinner.

After achieving many accomplishments, including being named All American at the NCAA Women’s Outdoor Track and Field Division III Championship, Epps went on to become a successful track coach at Barringer and Hillside High School.  

Currently, Epps is the President of the Hillside Board of Education. She is a member of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and the driving force behind the East Orange based organization Systas 4 Systas.