History Day Results Announced  

Dozens of students from schools across Kern County competed today in the 37th 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 8-10 in Placerville, 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 Breaking Barriers 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:

Alexander Fan — Centennial High School

Group Exhibit:

Gianna Nicomedes & An Nicomedes — Stockdale High School

Individual Documentary:

Kimberly Jensen — Centennial High School

Group Website:

Harshini Ravi & Harshita Ravi — Stockdale High School

Individual Website:

Ananya Jain — Stockdale High School


Historical Paper:

Madeline Licea — Thomas Jefferson MS

Daniel Yuan — Warren Junior High School

Gwyneth Kelly — Palm Avenue Middle

Individual Performance:

Nidhi Pandya — Warren Junior High School

Group Performance:

Janie Selvey, Katie Street, Abby Rizo, Alena Mistry & Rilynn Arnoldus — Thorner Elementary

Group Documentary:

Avni Kalra & Veera Pandya — Warren Junior High School

Devansh Anand, Manik Anand, Krrish Kapadia & Anum Khan — Warren Junior High School

Matthew Fan & Thomas Wilson — Fruitvale Junior High

Individual Documentary:

Anjana Chandrasekhar — Warren Junior High School

Habiba Alnahhal — Warren Junior High School

Group Exhibit :

Steven Curbelo & Alex Mendoza — Thomas Jefferson Niddle

Jacqueline Gonzales, Monserrat Francisco, Karla Miranda, John Rasmussen, &

Christopher Zavala — Alicante Avenue Elementary School

Devanie Caban, Leah Mealy & Addison Fore-Vasquez — Palm Avenue Middle

Individual Exhibit:

Camila Almanza — Palm Avenue Middle

Daniela Uribe — Mountain View Middle

Madison Martinez — Thomas Jefferson MS

Stefan McDonald — Peak to Peak Mountain Charter

Allie Dean — Valley Oaks Charter School

Group Website:

Caitlin Chen, Jaden Choi, Candice Lee — Warren Junior High School

Jaiden Bareng & Anmol Grewal — Warren Junior High School

Individual Website:

Claire Vega — Warren Junior High School

Mikayla Wagoner — Standard Middle School

Evan Taw — Fruitvale Junior High



NOTE: Winners in the Elementary Division are not eligible to advance to the state competition.

Group Poster:

Alysone Espinoza & Keiden Correa — Donald E. Suburu Elementary

Jacob Lenwell & J.R. Oleson — Highland Elementary School

Evan Noel & Madeline Mykytiuk — Endeavour Elementary School

Peyton Rivera & Henry Rivera — Discovery Elementary

Individual Poster:

Michael Victorio — Shirley Lane Elementary

Isaac Toler — Endeavour Elementary School

Brady Ross — Highland Elementary School

Anthony Beckman — Shirley Lane Elementary