PEAAK Award Winners

The Promoting Excellence in Activities and Athletics (PEAAK) Awards is a recognition program hosted by Kern High Network. The PEAAK committee honored over 400 individuals and award nominees in 43 categories. Congratulations to all of the nominees and the following  PEAAK winners:
Greatest Community Supporter: Project BEST/Premier Barber Parlor, South High School
Most Inspirational Award: Best Buddies, East Bakersfield High School
Best Editing in Film/Video: "Lonesome Bounty" by Zack Frank, Thomas Goff, Patrick Carter, and Aaron Romero,, CTEC
Outstanding Leadership: Breana Brackett, ROC
Scholar Artist: Camila Figueroa, Foothill High School
Outstanding Artist: Isabella Williams, Bakersfield High School
Scholar Photographer: Laila Ranger, Independence High School
Greatest Comeback: Lady Lions Soccer Program, Mira Monte High School
Most Memorable Moment: "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown," Highland High School
Outstanding Achievement in Technical Theater: Rylynn Coble, Frontier High School
Best Example of Sportsmanship: Aaron Guardardo, West High School
Best Male Athlete (Junior or Senior): Miguel Estrada II, Frontier High School
Best Female Athlete (Junior or Senior): Naomi Roby, Golden Valley High School
Best Public Event or Competition: 10th Annual Kern High Film Festival Red Carpet & Awards, CTEC
Best Student Produced Newscast: Scots Weekly, Highland High School
Scholar Vocalist: Rebekah Lehndorfer, Stockdale High School
Outstanding Scholar Thespian: Emma Adams, Bakersfield High School
Outstanding Achievement in Theater: Eleanore Friedman, Centennial High School 
Best Female Student Athlete (Senior): Emma Fredrick, Liberty High School
Best Male Student Athlete (Senior): Grant Buckey, Liberty High School
Athletic Play of the Year: Varsity Football Team, Arvin High School
Best in Art: Art Club, Highland High School
Best in Photography: Adiel Dieguez, West High School 
Outstanding Tenor/Bass Solo Performance: Jaelin Moore, South High School
Outstanding Soprano/Alto Solo Performance: Lisela Olegario, Stockdale High School
Outstanding Small Ensemble Performance: Chamber Singers, Centennial High School
Outstanding Beginning Ensemble Performance: Bass Chorus, Stockdale High School
Outstanding Large Ensemble Performance: Chamber Singers, Ridgeview High School
Outstanding Performance in a Live Theatrical Production/Musical: Garrett Redstone, Centennial High School
Outstanding Performance in a Live Theatrical Production/Non-Musical: Alvaro Cardona Herrera, Golden Valley High School
Best Community Service Project: Sun Shack, Del Oro High School
Best in Film/Video: "Pushing the Frontiers of Weightlifting: From the High School Gym to Professional Sports," West High School
Outstanding Live Theatrical Production/Musical: "The Adams Family," Highland High School
Outstanding Live Theatrical Production/Non-Musical: "The Play that Goes Wrong," Golden Valley High School
Tradition of Excellence: Forensics Team, Stockdale High School
Scholastic Team of the Year: Virtual Enterprise Business Plan Team, Centennial High School
Excellence in Writing: Aaron I. Romero, CTEC
Best News Story: Jack Ho, Highland High School
Best Cheering Section: The Black Hole, Stockdale High School
Best Design: Kern County Career & STEM Expo, CTEC
Harvey Hall "Spirit of Bakersfield Award," Unity Week, Stockdale High School
KHSD Superintendent Ambassador Award: Kasey Lassen, Kern Valley High School