Former honorary mayor of San Pedro Kathy Carcamo tells the stories of how both her parents immigrated to San Pedro from Croatia.

December 16, 2022

SOLAHA Vol. III, No. 24  Kathy (Vidovich) Carcamo

San Pedro High School teacher , and former honorary mayor of SP Kathy tells the stories of how both her parents emigrated to San Pedro from Croatia and her mother learning English in the “immersion” manner and her perfect penmanship

Kathy’s is “pure Croatian” heritage. Her teaching career began in Hawthorne. She’s been truly dedicated educator and her daughter Alexandra has followed her lead and also teaching at SPHS. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in physical education at Cal State Dominguez Hills and also has Master of Arts degree in Exercise Prescription. She taught aerobics at the YMCA and so motivating with her “all American” good looks, lovely smile, gracious manner and terrific figure! 

She has immense energy and community pride, volunteering with San Pedro Pirate Booster (VP Fundraising),  SPHS Hall of Fame (board member),  San Pedro Lady Booster (board member), Boys & Girls Club (Bids For Kids planning committee), Assistance League of San Pedro (advisory board), Dalmatian American Club Auxiliary(member and past president), and LA Fleet Week. Kathy has  been honored as Lions Club Humanitarian of the Year, Teacher of the Year by San Pedro Chamber of Commerce.  An inspiration and a great role model for all!



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