Ralph Westphal, Class of '76

Married to Jessica Smith (Stall '77) March 15, 1979 Have four children - 2 boys / 2 girls Our oldest son was signed to a Junior Hockey team in St.Paul, MN in 2000 while still in high school. He graduated from high school in June, 2001 from South St. Paul High School. He played for St. Marys University (NCAA D-III) and graduated in May, 2006 with a degree in Marketing. He lives & works in Minneapolis - St. Paul, MN. Our youngest son, will be a Junior at Kents Hill Prep School in Maine where he will be playing hockey in the '08-'09 season. Our oldest daughter attends the University of North Florida and will be a Senior in the Fall of '08 and will have her degree in Art Education. Our youngest daughter is a Freshman at Florida State University in the Fall of '08. We were transferred back to South Carolina in the summer of '98 after several transfers around the country since 1979. In the summer of 2002, we were transferred to Jacksonville, FL. In January 2008, I was named General Manager of our division in Indiana. We will continue to have our main home in Jacksonville, FL while maintaining a residence in Indiana as well. Have been in the Aluminum Extrusion business 30 years this year. Have been with Hydro Aluminum for 16 years and was with Alumax Aluminum for 14 years prior to that. I spend my idle time outside of aluminum very involved in youth hockey as does Jessica. I co-founded Team Carolina with a friend of mine in Charlotte, N.C. in March of 2000. Jessica does a huge amount of volunteer work for USA Hockey and the Carolina Amateur Hockey Association. We continue to be involved heavily in hockey in the Carolinas despite living in Florida.

October, 2008

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