Welcome to the Bennett Alumni Website. We are very pleased to now have a high quality website to better serve our many alumni. We hope you will find useful information here and use the website frequently. Among the most important goals of the website is to assist our reunion classes in planning their events and reaching their classmates. If you have any suggestions for us, please let us know. Are YOU a member of the Bennett High Alumni Association? If not, please join.
Irene McLeish- Greene, President
See the Buffalo News article about the rebirth of Bennett that appeared in the Tuesday, August 23, 2016, edition of the Buffalo News. Please click the image to view the whole article!
The Alumni Association is grateful for the past and continuing work of everyone who contributed to the Redesign. The front-page picture could have included hundreds who helped save our school. Thanks to everyone involved we can enjoy its proud past and look forward to its promising future.
Upcoming Events and Opportunities
Bennett High School Sports Hall of Fame
The Fourteenth Annual Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will be held as follows:
Saturday, October 15
Bennett High School front hall and auditorium
Hors d’oeuvres at 4 p.m.
Induction at 5:30 p.m.
Cost: $20 (pay at door)
Bennett Computer Academy Open House
for 8th Graders and Parents
The welcome for our first class at the “new Bennett” has just happened and it’s already time to think about recruiting for September 2017. If you know a 7th or 8th grader who might be interested in the Bennett Computer Academy, please invitethem to attend:
Monday, October 24, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Wednesday, October 26, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Honor Garden and Memorial Walkway
A beautiful garden has been built in front of the school and was dedicated in a ceremony on September 23. It features landscaping, a lovely place to sit and the engraved names of those who chose to be part of creating this special place. Stop by and read the “bricks” that have been named and reflect on the ties that bind so many to Bennett. If you are interested n adding a name or sentiment, please call Bennett at 716-816-4250 and leave a message for Neil Lange. He will return your call with the details.
In the past few years, the graduation rate at Bennett has increased dramatically. The mentors from our Alumni Associationave been credited with being a major component in this advance. If you have a phone and a little time, you can make auge impact. Please call Bennett at 716-816-4250 and leave a message for Jackie Jordan. She will return your call with thedetails.
Membership and Dues
If you have already sent your dues for your Alumni Association membership for 2016-2017, thank you so much. If you have not, please send a $20 check to the Bennett Alumni Association, 2285 Main St. Buffalo, NY