2015 Spelling Bee Awards

Presenting Awards: Dr. Tim Fulenwider, Director, Instructional Support Services and Board of Education Members, Lillian Tafoya and Andrae Gonzales

January 13, 2015

Region I

First Place
Steven Kertis
Chipman Jr. High School

Second Place
Ayme Orozco
Wayside Elementary School

Third Place
Madeleine Cardenas
William Penn Elementary School

Fourth Place
Rylee Gomez
Chavez Elementary School


January 15, 2015

Region II

First Place
Jose Rangel
Harding Elementary School

Second Place
Trudie Goodsell
Downtown School

Third Place
Cristian Gonzalez
Longfellow Elementary School

Fourth Place
Gael Duran
Mt. Vernon Elementary School


These students will represent the District at the Kern County Spelling Bee
organized by the Kern County Retired Teachers Association on
March 2, 2015, at 6:00 P.M. in the Bakersfield City School District Education Center Auditorium.

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Bakersfield City School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived characteristics of race or ethnicity, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identifications, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information or any other characteristic identified in Education Code 200 or 220, Penal code 422.55, or Government Code 11135, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, you should immediately contact the school site principal and/or the District’s Human Resource Administrator, at 661-631-4663, or at 1300 Baker Street, Bakersfield, California 93305. A copy of BCSD’s Uniform Complaint Procedures and Non-Discrimination policies are available by clicking here and/or upon request.