High school athletics are indeed important as stated by the many voices of Kern County. The Kern High Network is here to showcase and promote the students of the Kern High School District (through activities and athletics) in order to magnify their sense of purpose, community, and meaning.
Jacqueline "Jackie" Hiracheta helped an unconscious runner from Ridgeview High School during the Kern County Championships in Cross Country. Her decision saved a life at the cost of a medal and a first place finish for her team. "I always put others first."