Three outstanding wrestlers of high academic achievement were introduced at Delaware Valley’s March 17 school board meeting.
Landon Machado, Zac Jacaruso, and Aiden Black attended the meeting with their coach, Lou DeLauro.
● Landon Machado was a fourth-place finisher at 106 pounds for PIAA District II as well as the PIAA AAA Northeast Regional. Landon’s GPA is 2.9.
● Zac Jacaruso, a junior, earned the title of PIAA Wrestling State Champion in the 113-pound weight class Saturday, March 12, at Hershey’s Giant Center. He is currently ranked No. 1 in the state and No. 5 in the nation. Zac’s GPA is 3.6.
● Aiden Black, a heavyweight wrestler, was a second-place finisher for the PIAA District II and a third-place finisher at the PIAA AAA Northeast Regional. Aiden’s GPA is 3.8.
Coach DeLauro said Aiden and Zac are being courted by colleges. He gets calls from colleges who want to recruit these outstanding wrestlers. Aiden is also being recruited for football.
Also at the meeting, the school board shortened the Covid quarantine time for close contacts to five days.
The school board president also said there would be no vote on the high school library (see sidebar).