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.
Schools feeling the effects of the drought
Another set of regulations was agreed upon Tuesday night by the State Water Resources Control Board, restricting Californians even more.
Newborn baby struck by bullet in critical cond.
The newborn baby boy who was struck by a bullet while inside his mother's womb is in critical condition.
Principal taped to cafeteria wall
Students at Sandrini Elementary School duct taped their principal Marc Rosander to the cafeteria wall.
Unborn baby grazed by bullet: mom shot
Kern County Sheriff's deputies say two people were shot in east Bakersfield around 3:55 p.m. on Tuesday evening. The shooting happened in the…