Kern County History Day Results  

Dozens of students from schools across Kern County competed in the 36th annual Kern County History Day held at the Larry E. Reider Educational Center. Individuals or groups with the highest scores in each category are now eligible to participate in California History Day, May 10-12 in Rocklin, Calif. State winners advance to National History Day in June held in Maryland.

Research for the county event had been going on since the beginning of the school year as students prepared historical papers, exhibits, performances, documentaries, Websites and posters designed around this year’s theme Triumph & Tragedy in History.

Kern County History Day is presented and sponsored by the Kern County Superintendents of Schools office.

Students who are now eligible to participate in California History Day are as follows:


Individual Performance:
Madeline Abernathy / Bakersfield Christian High School

Group Exhibit:
Alexander Fan and Victoria Wilson / Centennial High School

Group Documentary:
Jessica Jensen and Kimberly Jensen / Centennial High School

Group Website:
Harshini Ravi and Harshita Ravi / Stockdale High School

Individual Website:
Dalton Stine / Centennial High School


Historical Paper:
Ajooni Behl / Earl Warren Junior High

Charlie Stump / St. John’s Lutheran School 

Group Performance:

Noah Quiroz, Brooklyn Cannon, Rylee Perez, Izzie Brandon, and Caleb Flores / Dr. Juliet Thorner Elementary

Group Documentary:
Dane Kassube and Thomas Gnacke / Discovery Elementary

Ashley Park and Sanjna Mizar / Earl Warren Junior High

Individual Documentary:
Anwita Chandrasekhar / Earl Warren Junior High

Matthew Fan / Discovery Elementary 

Group Exhibit:
Monique Hernandez, Yvette Pantoja, Diana Parra, Tais Ortiz, and Griselle Ozorio / DiGiorgio Elementary

Alexander Zhang, An Truong, and Tu Truong / Earl Warren Junior High

Blanca Aguilar, Camila Botello, Karina Marquez, Sofia Ortiz, and Daniela Uribe / Alicante Avenue Elementary School

Individual Exhibit:
Angelica Rasmussen / Mountain View Middle School

Madison Martinez / Thomas Jefferson

Gianna Nicomedes / Earl Warren Junior High

Group Website:
Hannah Ratliff, Blakeley Ross, and Brenneka Edelen / Standard Middle School

Claire Vega and Sanskriti Singh / Earl Warren Junior High

Nathan Chen and Francis Daigan / Earl Warren Junior High

Individual Website:

Ananya Jain / Earl Warren Junior High

Evan Taw / Fruitvale Junior High School

Saffa Khan / Endeavour


Group Poster:
J.R. Olson and Mikayla Wagoner / Highland Elementary School

Ethan Means and Peyton Rivera / Discovery Elementary

Jacob Nieto and Johnathan Lopez / Donald E. Suburu

Peyton Bowlin, Haley Reed, Brady Ross, and Charlie Tabar / Highland Elementary School

Individual Poster:
Mohamed Abdulla / Shirley Lane Elementary

Stefan McDonald / Peak to Peak Mountain Charter

Thomas Wilson / Discovery Elementary

Anthony Beckman / Shirley Lane Elementary