John L the Tall Man
by Katie B. Catalon, DPC
Katie B. Catalon, DPC is a retired Cosmetology teacher of thirty years with the Charleston County School District. She places emphasis on the fact that the thirty years were enjoyable. She is the 14th President of the National Beauty Culturists League Incorporated, located at 25 Logan Circle N.W. Washington, DC 20005, where she commutes from to her residence in Charleston, SC. She is a member of Theta Nu Sigma National Sorority of the National Beauty Culturists League Incorporated; life member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority of Gamma Xi Omega Chapter in Charleston; life member of the National Council of Negro Women of the Bethune Leonard Section of North Charleston; life member of the NAACP of the Charleston Branch in Charleston; member of the Southern Poverty Law Center; member of the Saint John Catholic Church; member of the Knights of Peter Claver Ladies Auxiliary of Our Lady of Guadalupe Court 110 in Charleston; recipient of the NAACP Sheroos Award; and a recipient of the TWIN Women Award from the YWCA. She now serves on the Board of Directors for the YWCA of Charleston.
Catalon received recognition for her involvement in Civil Rights and is a strong advocate for justice for all people. One of her proudest moments was to march to remove the Confederate flag from the South Carolina Capital Dome n Columbia, SC in 2000.
Catalon was recently re-elected to serve as the President of the National Beauty Culturists League Incorporated for another four years after completing eight years as President in July 2012.
Catalon is the author of three published books: Cross Town Route, Down Home, and Three. In humility, and constant prayer, Catalon states that her life will always be to serve and to assist others in ways that are pleasing to Jesus Christ. She is a member of Saint John Catholic Church in North Charleston. She states her belief is with a non-denominational heart, and is happy to be in attendance of any church when she travels away from her home church. She is blessed to be a mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.
(2014, Paperback, 128 pages)