At the recent Ilio DiPaolo Scholarship Awards Banquet, the Cauliflower Alley Club scholarship was presented to Ryan Kromer. CAC board member “The Destroyer” Dick Beyer was on hand to present the award to Ryan. On bahalf of everybody at the CAC, we wish Ryan all the best and congratulate him on this honor.
Ilio DiPaolo (November 8, 1926–May 10, 1995), was an Italian professional wrestler and restaurateur who lived in the Buffalo, New York area. Ilio DiPaolo was selected as a New York State Award recipient by the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum in 2003. The DiPaolo family has also been inducted into the New York Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame for the creation of the Ilio DiPaolo Scholarship fund and for the continual contribution to high school wrestling.