The Delaware Valley High School Hall of Fame Committee recently announced that Edward S. Nikles and Matthew M. Osterberg will be inducted into the Academic/Professional wing, while Lindsay Sabo Gonzalez and Joe Kennedy will be inducted into the Athletic wing. The inductees will serve as honorary captains for Delaware Valley’s Homecoming football game on Saturday, October 8. The formal induction ceremony and banquet will be held at Milford’s Tom Quick Inn on Sunday, October 9 at 4:00 p.m.
Nikles is a 1959 graduate of Delaware Valley High School as well as a 1962 graduate of Williamson College of the Trades, where he earned a degree in carpentry construction. He is the co-founder of Ed Nikles Custom Builder, Inc., building homes in Northeast Pennsylvania. Nikles has also founded or served on numerous builders’ associations on the local, state, and national levels.
Osterberg graduated from Delaware Valley High School in 1976, then attended Pennsylvania State University, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in history. Osterberg was a Milford Borough councilman and president for over 20 years. Currently he is one of three Pike County commissioners, a post he has held since 2012.
Lindsay Sabo Gonzalez is a 2003 DVHS graduate who went on to become a two-sport star in field hockey and lacrosse at King’s College, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in education. Gonzalez still holds a number of school records in both sports and was inducted into the Middle Atlantic Conference Hall of Fame in 2018. Currently she is a math teacher in the Delaware Valley School District.
Joe Kennedy is a 2008 graduate of Delaware Valley High School, where he became the school’s first individual state champion in wrestling. Mr. Kennedy went on to attend Lehigh University, where he became an NCAA All-American wrestler while earning both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in earth and environmental science and environmental policy design, respectively. Presently, Kennedy is a manager for a biotechnology company in Maryland.
Gonzalez still holds a number of school records in both sports and was inducted into the Middle Atlantic Conference Hall of Fame in 2018. Currently she is a math teacher in the Delaware Valley School District.