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La Conner Schools' Herrera truly a life-saver

There’s little doubt Kathy Herrera puts her heart into her career.

But that’s just a figure of speech compared to the sacrifice she made away from work this summer.

The La Conner Middle and High School athletic director and assistant principal donated a kidney to her brother-in-law, 41-year-old Fred Schori, of Seminole, Florida, in a five-hour surgery on July 31 – just five weeks before the start of school.

Yet the former college athlete was in school hallways greeting students last Wednesday as if nothing had happened.

“I don’t feel any different,” she told the Weekly News. “I felt good...


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