Nicole Vaccaro is a junior in the STEM Academy at Matawan Regional High School. She is a member of the Math League Competition team, Academic Challenge team, Robotics team, Physics Club, Chess Club, Future Medical Leaders of America Club, Student Council, and is on the executive council of the Math Honor Society chapter at her school. She volunteers in an after-school math tutorial program and also tutors students outside of school. She has participated in the FIRST Tech Challenge Competition (FTC), NJ Physics Olympics, American Mathematics Competition (AMC), Robert Wood Johnson Brain Bee, and was a top scorer in the New Jersey Science League Competition. She is interested in pursuing a career in civil or biomedical engineering.