Frank Ralabate

Frank Ralabate

Class of 1959

Sport(s): Cross Country | Track

Year Inducted: 2013

Frank was a two sport athlete all four of his years at Bennett. He earned major varsity letters in Cross Country and Track. His All-High accomplishments include the 880 yard freshman relay in track, and two top 5 finishes in All-High Cross country meets in his Junior and senior years. Frank finished 5th overall in his junior season, and 2nd place in the entire city as a senior. Frank was also selected as the male “Athlete of the Year” in 1959. Always active in running, his sport of choice, Frank was President of the “ Bennett Track Club”, and founded the “Varsity Club” at Bennett. After high school Frank was designated a “Paul Harris Fellow” by Rotary International. Frank also was active in “Matthewson – McCarthy” baseball and the Rotary Club.

Frank went on to graduate in Law School, and is now a Lawyer locally with offices in Williamsville specializing in Real Estate. Frank has presented seminars to other Lawyers on Real Estate.

Today, Frank and his wife Judy reside in Williamsville, and are the proud parents of 3 children ( Cynthia, Thomas, and Theodore ) and 5 grandchildren.