Elizabeth (Beth) Jordan Cooke graduated with the Delaware Valley High School class of 2002. Along with being a National Honor Society member, she was the Secretary of her class for all four years. Over that time, her well-rounded Delaware Valley experience was highlighted by her prowess in three sports. Beth was a four-year Varsity player on the field hockey, basketball, and softball teams. Besides having starting positions on all three teams from her Sophomore through senior year, she was named Captain as a Junior for the Basketball team and as a Senior on all three. Her accolades also included being named Most Valuable Player for each sport.
Beth continued her excellence as a student-athlete as a player on the King’s College Basketball Team. By maintaining a 3.84 grade point average, she was a three time Middle Atlantic Conference All-Academic selection. She also was named to the ESPN The Magazine District II All-Academic team. On the court, Beth’s career statistics resulted in the best career free throw percentage in King’s history along with the second best career field goal percentage. She was a named a two-time MAC All-Star on the 2004-2005 and 2005-2006 teams as well as a NCAA Division III All- American for the 2005-2006 season. Her college career was capped by being awarded the 2006 Mary Beth Bowler Award. This honor is presented to one outstanding senior based on their contributions to the basketball program, on and off the court. At King’s College, Beth earned her bachelor of arts degree in psychology and earned a master of arts degree in school counseling, K-12, from Boston College. In 2009-10 she served as 9-12 school counselor at Arlington Catholic High School and coached the freshman basketball team. Beth has been employed since 2010 by the Lower Merion School District at its Welsh Valley Middle
School located in Narberth, PA as a 6-8 school counselor. She was a member and co-lead of WVMS School-Wide Character Education Program, FORUM, for eight years, stepping down this year to take on the role of Student Council Co-Advisor. Under her guidance the student council organized and executed several fundraisers, including a Thanksgiving Day Food Drive that provided complete meals to approximately 300 families. She is currently co-facilitating her second six-week parenting workshop offered to all parents and guardians free of charge. Beth runs a peer-mentoring program in which she trains seventh grade students to mentor all new students coming to WVMS in the fall. Married with two daughters, Beth and her husband Ben live in Audubon, PA.