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.
Runaway trailer cruises down Bakersfield Freeway
Recorded today on Hwy 99 northbound south of Airport Dr at 3 pm. Recorded by Dan Camacho.
BPD looking for man suspected of Safe 1 robbery
Bakersfield Police officers are looking for a man suspected of armed robbery at the Safe 1 Credit Union on Oak Street.
Community comes together to help family in need
What started off was a simple prayer request on Facebook turned into an outpouring of community support.
'What's Happening' this weekend
'What's Happening' Kern County? Here's a list of fun events happening in Bakersfield and Kern County on January 31 & February 1.