The Bakersfield Mayor's Trophy was awarded to a Frontier High School student Thursday.
Lauren O'Connell, a senior received the award at the Kern High School's District's Promoting Excellence in Athletics and Activities in Kern award ceremony.
In addition to the Mayor's Trophy, the PEAAK program gave awards in dozens of other categories including leadership and best community service project.
Down Syndrome Awareness Walk
Kern County residents also want to raise awareness for people with down syndrome.
Many families participated in MS Walk
Families came together to raise funds and awareness for multiple sclerosis or MS.
Veterinarians offer free pet exams
This weekend's perfect weather gave people reason to visit Oaks Pet Hospital as officials hosted a special clinic for animals.
Red Cross launches Team Firestopper
Another major concern impacting Kern County and the rest of the country are house fires.