Outstanding Young Men Honored at Annual Fred Haynes Awards

May 22, 2017 – Forty-four Bakersfield City School District (BCSD) students were honored with the Dr. Fred L. Haynes Award during the 21st Annual event held at Sequoia Middle School.   The award is given to young men who have demonstrated leadership skills, academic achievement, strength and courage.

The night’s proceedings included a singing performance by the McKinley Magnet School Choir and a motivational message from long-time Bakersfield resident and prominent attorney, Curtis Floyd.

The award is named after current BCSD Board of Education Member Dr. Fred L. Haynes.  His career in education spans over four decades, including many years in BCSD as a teacher, principal, and District Office Administrator.

Dr. Fred Haynes greets the award recipients before the ceremony begins.

Award recipient receives certificate and handshake from Dr. Fred Haynes.

Award recipient receives congratulatory handshake from Board of Education President Lillian Tafoya.

Essay contest winner, Isaiah Crompton from Chipman Jr. High, shares a word with his fellow award recipients.

Local attorney, Curtis Floyd, was the special guest speaker for the evening.

The ceremony included a special performance by the McKinley Magnet School Choir.


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