Desiree Von Flue, Chief Academic Officer with the Kern County Superintendent of Schools, presented “Pockets of Excellence” awards to Bakersfield City School District recipients on January 29, 2013. The “Pocket of Excellence” is awarded for outstanding contribution to positively contributing to health in Kern County.
- William Penn parent, Amber Beeson, was awarded for her work on community gardens.
- Principal Steve Robinson and Cafeteria Manager Debbie Moore were awarded for Hort Elementary’s health and fitness programs
- BCSD Director of Food Services, Brenda Robinson was awarded for the district’s newly implemented nutrition activities.