Erin Kelley, 23, of Carlsbad has been named the 2012 Southern California Rose of Tralee. She is a 2010 graduate of UC San Diego with a bachelor’s in psychology and is working in child mentoring and development. She is the daughter of Mike and Cathy Kelley. Irish heritage on her father’s side dates to 1643 AD. Erin will participate in the Regional Rose of Tralee Pageant in Portlaoise, County Laoise, Ireland from May 31 to June 3, 2012.