Smith retirement leaves void at OPHS

Teacher and coach for 32 years


STEPHANIE BERTHOLDO/Acorn Newspapers

Kevin Smith, a longtime teacher and coach at Oak Park High School, won’t soon be forgotten.

Smith, a teacher who also coached cross country and track and field, was recently honored by the Oak Park Unified board of education for his 32 years of service to the high school.

Former students shared fond memories about Smith’s teaching and coaching style.

Ryan Carl, Class of 1997, said Smith’s economics class was among his favorites at Oak Park High. C...

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