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.
Rabies incident involving bats in Kern County
Today animal control passed out pamphlets after a family's cat was quarantined and later euthanized, all because of a bat with rabies.
Parents voice concerns about Tehachapi Unified
Dozens of parents made explosive allegations against the Tehachapi Unified School District in a town hall meeting held by the Department of…
Mom upset at school forgetting to give son meds
A mother is angry after finding out her son's elementary school failed to give him his medication for a month.
Cat euthanized after contracting rabies from bat
Bakersfield animal control officials are sending out a warning to pet owners about rabid bats in the area.