Frank Pio Russo
Website: www.frankrusso.net (www.frankrusso.net/intro.html) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ex-Technical Officer from the IMVS - a phenomenal achiever in all fields !
A) At sports:
1)- Won Junior Mr Adelaide in bodybuilding and came second in a senior Mr SA contest.
2)- Set 3 Australian records in Power Lifting and came first in the state in Olympic Lifting.
3)- Played soccer for top league reserves at only 15, for Azzurri.
4)- Played A-grade chess for both Adelaide and Norwood in years gone by.
B) Academically and intellectually:
1)- Passed a state record number of subjects in Leaving (in one year) at Campbelltown High School!
2)- Scored an A-grade average for Matriculation whilst working and with no tuition !
3)- In an IQ test in 1978 scored an astronomical 170 : among the highest ones ever recorded !
4)- Is a regular writer and contributor for Investigator Magazine.
C) In Science:
1)- Came 1st in Australasia & second in the world at Atomic Absorption with outdated equipment !
2)- Has had many scientific articles and discoveries published internationally in science journals.
3)- Was also a reviewer for the international science journal Speculations in Science and Technology.
4)- Has spent many years researching and publishing about the universe & establishing a new "Russo Relativity".
5)- Carried out a great deal of original and innovative diabetes research.
D)- In Life in general:
1)- Endured racial & religious discrimination with victimization stress on the job, for which he was given $70,000.
2)- Managed to secure his super from the IMVS so as to fund his scientific research.
Some more noteworthy facts about Frank Russo:
- Has lived in our community for 51 years and ran St Bernard's Youth Centre Gym in the seventies.
- Came to Australia from Tufara (Benevento) and in his first year here (1967) went from un-gradable to 3rd in the school at the final exams... at Newton Primary School (now East Torrens Primary School).
- Worked as a casual boy at the Target Newton food supermarket (1970-71).
- Worked at K-Mart Coles Firle in 1972.
-Worked for about 13 years at the Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science.
- Has lived in Ann St Campbelltown for about 3 months... in South St Hectorville for just over a year... in Horwood Ave Rostrevor for about 9 years, and at Paradise for the past 41 years.