Florence Chambers Jackson
"Prospect Park Class of 1943"
Florence Chambers Jackson, a 1943 graduate of Prospect Park High and a 1947 graduate of Temple University, earned great distinction as an athlete, coach, and teacher. As a college scholar-athlete, Ms. Chambers Jackson served as captain of the varsity field hockey and softball teams, and was selected to the All Philadelphia College Basketball Team. Later, she began her teaching and coaching career at Clifton Heights High School from 1947 to 1951 before moving on to become Director of Sports for Girls at Friends Central School from 1959-1981. Ms. Florence (“Flossie”) Chambers Jackson was also elected into the Temple University Hall of Fame in 1983.
Carroll V. Glines, Jr.
“Glen-Nor Class of 1938”
Carroll V. Glines, Jr., a 1938 graduate of Glen-Nor High School, earned distinction as both an Air Force pilot and writer. Colonel Glines entered the U.S. Air Force in May 1941 and graduated from pilot training with the highest pilot rating before beginning assignments in Europe, Panama, and Alaska. He has written 35 books and more than 750 articles for national magazines, and co-authored the autobiographies of Air Force Generals Benjamin D. Foulois and James H. “Jimmy” Doolittle. Colonel Glines earned degrees from the University of Oklahoma and American University in Washington, D.C. His literary awards include the Lauren D. Lyman Award for “Outstanding Achievement in Aviation Writing” from the Aviation/Space Writers Association.
David R. Kalodner
“Interboro Class of 1974”
Dr. David R. Kalodner, the Chairman of the Department of Family Medicine at Taylor Hospital, is a graduate of the Interboro High School Class of 1974. As a high school student and athlete, David Kalodner demonstrated the talent, intelligence, character, and drive that would lead to further success in his career as a distinguished physician. Dr. Kalodner earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from Albright College and his Doctor of Osteopathy from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Pansy P. Dameron
“Faculty Member Norwood Elementary School”
Pansy P. Dameron, a true legend in the Interboro School District, captured the hearts of everyone in the Norwood School and community through her charismatic leadership. For thirty-four years, she demonstrated sensitivity, compassion, and enthusiasm for children in her roles as both teacher and principal. Ms. Dameron attended high school in Florida (where she was valedictorian) before earning a Bachelor of Science Degree from Southern College in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and a Master of Science Degree at the University of Pennsylvania. Pansy Dameron became the standard by which all great teachers and principals in the Interboro School District are measured.
Anne Rickards as mother, wife, neighbor, and community member represents the spirit of hard work, perseverance, and service to others that best illustrates the spirit of “Excellence and Buc Pride” for which we in the Interboro School District strive. As a volunteer, Mrs. Rickards has given freely of her time as part of a number of worthwhile efforts including a Recreation Center which has played such a positive role in the lives of so many of the young people within our district. On a personal level, Mrs. Rickards suffered the unbearable sorrow of the loss of a child, but has somehow found and demonstrated the courage to go on in the service of our young. She is, indeed, a true inspiration for us all.