Bakersfield


All-state jumper
Bakersfield sophomore Andrea Yount placed fourth in the triple jump and third in the long jump at the 1A state track meet held May 18-19 in Jefferson City. Lutie’s Kodi Shockey took seventh place at the Class 1 Missouri state golf tournament held May 14-15 at Rivercut Golf Course in Springfield.

Mariah Rae Burnett
Bakersfield High School graduating senior Mariah Rae Burnett was awarded a $2,000 MFA Foundation scholarship at the school’s recent awards assembly. Mariah, the daughter of Kim and Ralph Burnett, plans to attend the University of Missouri at Columbia. The scholarship, sponsored by MFA Oil and...
Bakersfield High School’s graduating seniors were awarded $547,082 in scholarships, according to school counselor Trudy Summers.These students received scholarships:Brevin Bales: Missouri A+ Scholarship renewable for two years, College of the Ozarks Renewable Work Program Scholarship.Cheyenne Bean...
Four Ozark County graduating seniors have been awarded scholarships this year from the PFC Matthew J. England Memorial Scholarship fund. Cassy Jean Doebler, Gainesville High School,  received $1,000. Cassy was salutatorian of her class and plans on becoming a pharmacist.  She is entering the pre-...
Photo, far right: Dora runners, from left, Bryson Luna, Austin White, Mason Luna and Auston Luna qualified for state when they finished in third place in the 4x200 relay during the Class 1 Section 2 track meet Saturday, May 12, at Carl Junction High School. The  relay team will compete in the Class...

Cameron Yeager Bakersfield High School FBLA VP of Membership
Ozark County was represented at the state level of FBLA by Cameron Yeager of Bakersfield High School and Faith Harlin of Gainesville High School for the 2017-18 school year. Their terms ended after this school year, and the two are graduating, but both students said the experience was a rewarding...
Bakersfield will hold its eighth grade promotion ceremony in the Taylor gymnasium at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 10.  The senior awards and scholarship program will be at 9 a.m. Friday, May 11.Bakersfield’s senior graduation  ceremony will be at 7 p.m. Friday, May 11, in the Jerry Taylor gymnasium. A...
Bakersfield eighth graders and teachers traveled to Jefferson City April recently to visit the Missouri state Capitol. Their trip included a visit with District 155 Rep. Lyle Rowland. Front row, from left: Tyler Peters, Hunter Lashley, Melanie Zastrow, Emmi Tucker, Nautica Smith, Kaylin Williams,...
Bakersfield’s academic team took first place at the district Scholar Bowl held Saturday, April 14, at Koshkonong.The team will compete at sectionals in Joplin on April 24. Members of the team are, from left, Makenzie Lester, Hunter Bentley, Nathan Talley, Brevin Bales, Nathan Scott, Doug Tefft,...
Bakersfield sixth-grader Isabella Marin won a Nextbook Ares 8 tablet after accumulating more than 500 Accelerated Reading points. In the program, students accumulate points by reading a book then take a computerized test on the book. The higher the grade level on the book, the more points it’s...

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