The oldest of 5 children, Victor M. Gordo, born in Zacatecas, Mexico, arrived in the United States at the age of five. Together with his family, he has lived in Pasadena ever since, attending Madison Elementary in District 5, and getting his first job as a paperboy delivering the Pasadena Star News during middle and high school. Victor is a proud product of the Pasadena Unified School District, playing football, baseball, and soccer at Pasadena High School and receiving a number of athletic honors including All Pacific League honors, All San Gabriel Valley Ambassadors Co-Athlete of the year, the Pasadena High School faculty awarded him the George Stewart Memorial Scholarship established to “honor the graduating senior whose character, determination, and quiet leadership best reflect the memory of George Stewart.”
The Winners Have Been Selected
Every year, the Tournament of Roses gives each City Council Member tickets to distribute to their Council District. In District 5, the preferred method is by lottery. The winners have been selected and posted.