• Robert A. “Bob” Jones 

     

                                                                             

                                                                                                 2015 Inductee

      

    • Long-time teacher and Social Studies Department Chair at Schuylkill Valley who also served as Junior Class Advisor, Student Council Advisor, and avid supporter of all SV activities.
    • “Voice of the Panthers” for SV football for over 40 years.  Established the Frost Bowl to celebrate the rivalry between SV and Hamburg.
    • Announcer, Timer & Scorekeeper for SV Wrestling from the first home match in school history until the last match of the 2014-2015 season.  He was the Assistant Tournament Director for all of the 20 Sectional wrestling tournaments held at SV.
    • Strong community leader who was a member of the Leesport Zoning Hearing Board and the Borough Sewer Authority, serving as chairman for 19 years.  Was also a long-time Judge of Elections.
    • One of three founders of the Leesport Lock House Foundation, working tirelessly to ensure that the Lock House would be preserved and added to the historical registry.
    • Submitted the application for Leesport to become a Bicentennial Community in 1976 and served as the celebration Co-Chairman.  He was also Co-Chairman of the Leesport Sesquicentennial Celebration.
    • Active member in his Lutheran faith, serving in many capacities including President of Trinity Lutheran Church Council and Trinity Joint Council.
    • Lifetime member of the Penn State Alumni Association, member of the Nittany Lion Club, and Gold Leaf Member of the Berks County Interscholastic Athletic Association. 
    • Proudly served in the United States Army.