Kern County Fair gives Ag students a platform to show quality of program

For two weeks the BCHS FFA members balanced school while also showing their animals, flowers, crops and plants at the Kern County Fair. All the hard work and dedication was rewarded with nine different students across a dozen categories receiving top honors from Grand Champion to Champion Showman.
A list of these top awards and recipients from the Kern County Fair is below by category:

Horse Show

  • Rylee Henry — Overall High Point Individual Western Speed Riding, 1st place Speed Barrels, 1st place Clover Leaf Barrels, 1st place Pole Bending and 1st place Reigning


  • Skyler Horan — Grand Champion Alpaca


  • Alexis Cano — Reserve Grand Champion Llama

Dairy Goats

  • Alexis Cano — Junior Champion Recorded Grade, Reserve Junior Champion Recorded Grade, Reserve Senior Champion Recorded Grade

Market Goats

  • Emily Wise — Reserve Grand Champion Market Goat, Champion FFA Market Goat, Light Weight

Market Goats (Kern Bred and Fed)

  • Alexis Cano — Reserve Champion FFA Market Goat

Pygmy Goats

  • Alexis Cano — Reserve Grand Champion Pygmy Doe, Senior Champion Pygmy Doe

Wether Dam Goats

  • Alexis Cano — Grand Champion Wether Dam Doe, Lightweight Division Champion Wether Dam Doe

Market Steers

  • Jacob Lugo — Grand Champion Market Steer, Champion Black Cross Market Steer
  • Kolbe Lugo — Reserve Grand Champion Market Steer, Champion Showmanship, AOC Champion Market Steer
  • Maggie Lugo — Reserve Champion Black Cross


  • Tara Bashirtash — Best of Variety Champion Mini Lop

Floral Design

  • Savanah Downs — Best of Class Mum Madness Floral Arrangement, Best of Class Petite Florette

Veg Crops

  • Savanah Downs — Best of Division Pumpkins, Best of Class Pumpkins, Best of Class Eggplant

Potted Plant

  • Savanah Downs — Best of Show Succulent Plant
Honoring God … Helping Students Soar!