Augustus Vanderbeek
Augustus Vanderbeek
Graduation Year: Class of 1948
Induction Year: 2005

Gus was a football and track star and one of the most versatile athlete in SHS history.  He was an All County selection first team in his junior and senior years and a 2nd team All State performer in football in his senior year. He was the leading backfield during his time at SHS.

In track Gus never lost a dual meet in four years.  He won the County long jump and 100 yard dash in both his junior and senior years.  He won the Yohn Medal as the outstanding senior male athlete. 

Gus started as the quarterback for the Lehigh University freshman football team but left after one year due to the death of his father.  He was a NJSIAA football official for over 40 years.