Yolanda Riddell Angstadt
“Interboro Class of 1986”
During her high school years Ms. Lonnie Angstadt knew she wanted to pursue a career in healthcare and volunteered in the nurse’s office and at Taylor Hospital. Upon graduating high school she graduated from the Delaware County Community College Registered Nurse Program and later graduated from the Hahnemann University Physician Assistant Program. In 2008 she joined the board of Power Up Gambia a charity who provides solar power to healthcare facilities in The Gambia, West Africa. In 2009 Lonnie founded DelMed Aid for Gambia an organization focused on providing healthcare volunteers and medical equipment to The Bwiam Hospital in The Gambia. She also works with Women’s Initiative in The Gambia helping women achieve economic independence through business initiatives. For the past 22 years Lonnie has faithfully served the public in the emergency department as a Senior Physician Assistant. She is currently working on the front line helping to deal with the COVID crisis.
Pat Barr, Jr.
“Interboro Class of 1978”
Mr. Pat Barr exemplifies what makes the Interboro School Community and in this case Tinicum Township, a special place to grow up and remain to raise your children. Pat has been a tireless promoter of Tinicum and has contributed countless hours of service to help make Tinicum a better place to live. His volunteerism has taken many forms – coach of various youth sports, President of the Recreation Board, Chairmen of the Zoning Board, as well as a commissioner in an official capacity resulting in various projects benefiting Tinicum and its citizenry. Pat is an example of a hometown boy who has chosen to remain where he was raised to the benefit of all who live in this special community.
James (Jim) Simpkins
“Interboro Class of 1981”
Mr. Jim Simpkins enlisted in the United States Navy at once after graduation where he was the recipient of numerous medals prior to an Honorable Discharge in 1988. Jim joined the Tinicum Township Police Department and graduated from the Pennsylvania Municipal Police Academy receiving recognition for the highest all-around academic average in his class. Highlights from a stellar career include his appointment as Detective Sergeant in 2004, Task Force Officer with the FBI Human Trafficking Squad, as well as providing drug education as Tinicum’s Dare Officer. Community contributions include coaching youth sports for the better part of two decades, lifetime memberships in the Tinicum Fire Department and Veterans of Wars and the Tinicum Township Patriotic Organization. As a police officer, Jim is characterized as a natural leader who is meticulous, diligent, and professional - treating victims, witnesses and suspects with the utmost respect and dignity.
Mr. Allyn Hostetter
Interboro High School Staff Member
Mr. Allyn Hostetter – Interboro High School Staff Member – Mr. Allyn Hostetter joined the Interboro School District as a teacher after his graduation from Bloomsburg University which began a 35-year career that found him teaching, leading, and supplying support in varied capacities. As a teacher he provided Interboro’s students with practical skills in accounting, finance, and related business subjects as well as a mentor who helped influence numerous students to attend college to pursue degrees and careers in accounting and finance. During his earlier years he became an Assistant Football Coach as well as the Head Wrestling Coach. Mr. Hostetter spent over half of his career as co-advisor of Interboro’s highly engaged and successful Student Council spawning many fine students and accomplished graduates. After receiving a master's degree and his principal's certification from Villanova University, he served as assistant principal for five years, successfully overseeing a variety of student and staff programs. Shortly thereafter, he served as Director of Informational Services for the high school. During this time, he created and ran the Adult Night School Program for the school district. Al was an integral member of the Interboro Education Association for over 20 years, holding a variety of significant positions, and was a major contributor at the regional and state levels. His work helped raise the level of respect for Interboro teachers which has had a lasting impact on the ability to attract outstanding educators to the district.