BAKERSFIELD - Fruitvale School District students showed off their work at the Fruitvale Junior High Library Tuesday night.
Each was a winner in different categories last month in the Kern County History Day.
The projects shed light on a variety of historic topics, like the Women Airforce Service Pilots, or WASPS, from World War II.
"I did not know that they existed," said Elli Cunanan, a competitor. "Most people didn't know about them because when they were disbanded, their records were sealed as classified for 30 years."
All eight students will compete in the state championships which begin on Friday in Riverside.
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If you're looking for a new doctor's office, the East Niles Community Center opened its doors this Friday.
KCSO: Man found in orange orchard was murdered
A death of a man whose body was found north of Lamont by KCSO homicide detectives has been ruled a homicide by the Sheriff's Office.
Bakersfield councilman wants bath salt ban
If a city councilman gets his way, Bakersfield could become the next city to ban bath salts in Kern County.
New low Federal mortgage interest rate
With looming layoffs, many locals are looking to refinance their mortgage.