Bryce Jackson Humboldt State University

Student Update – Bryce Jackson Humboldt State University

Bryce Jackson, a senior at Stockdale high school was recruited by colleges for his success inside the classroom and on the basketball court. On April 16, he committed to play basketball at Humboldt State University, on a full ride scholarship!   Read More...

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Student Update – Noe Garcia Awarded Gates Scholarship

Noe Garcia is 1 of 300 students in the nation to be awarded the Gates Scholarship!  This prestigious full ride scholarship is awarded to outstanding high school seniors making a difference in their community.  Noe will attend UCLA in the fall and is the first Ford Dream Builder to become … Read More...

Salute to Dealers

Salute to Dealers

Salute To Dealers is a Ford Motor Company initiative that recognizes and honors Dealer Principals who dedicate their time and resources to help improve the lives of those in need. The impact these Dealers have on their communities is extraordinary! Each year, as a group, they provide support for so … Read More...

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Service Over Self

Meet our 5 students, who received special recognition for “Service Over Self” at the Awards Night. Michael Del Mundo – Mikie Hay Scholarship Caleb Garcia – Jim Burke Education Foundation Scholarship Bailey Sweaney – Jim Burke Education Foundation Scholarship Molly Soper – Valley Republic Bank Scholarship Jada Ochoa – Valley … Read More...

Baseball Player Jackson Vaughan

Bakersfield High School student commits to play baseball for University of California, Santa Barbara Team

Jackson Vaughan, a senior at Bakersfield High School who is ranked #1 in his class, recently committed to play baseball for University of California, Santa Barbara Team. He was recruited for his pitching talents and currently is throwing about 89 mph. Good luck Jackson! Go Gauchos! Read More...

38th Annual Bakersfield Prayer Breakfast

38th Annual Bakersfield Prayer Breakfast

From the Bakersfield Californian: More than 1,000 people woke up last week to attend the 38th Annual Bakersfield Prayer Breakfast at the Rabobank Convention Center. Community members, including Bakersfield City Council member Andre Gonzalez, Cynthia Zimmer of the District Attorney’s Office and Stockdale High senior Michael Del Mundo, were just … Read More...

In Plain Sight

In Plain Sight – Team The Garlic Company

Team: The Garlic Company Project: In Plain Sight Caleb Garcia, current Dream Builder student, and his team are working with the Kern Coalition Against Human Trafficking in creating a film to combat human trafficking. This film will be incorporated in some Kern High School curriculums to help students identify and … Read More...

Senior Targeted Exercise Program S.T.E.P

Senior Targeted Exercise Program S.T.E.P – Team Bank of the Sierra

Team: Bank of the Sierra Project: Senior Targeted Exercise Program S.T.E.P Andrea Hansen of Kern Dance Alliance introduces Mikaela Cardenas, current Ford Dimension student who is working on project “Team S.T.E.P.”. The goal of the project is senior targeted reduction of muscle degenerative deceases in Kern County using physical therapy … Read More...

Best Buddies

Great Kindness Challenge – Dignity Health

Team: Dignity Health Project: Best Buddies Kindness has no age limit. Several local schools have banded together with Dignity Health as part of a world-wide kindness movement. Students are learning about each other, finding out how much they have in common. The Best Buddies Program pairs a general education student … Read More...

Karla Guzman of Ridgeview High School

Student Update – Karla Guzman – Non Profit

Karla Guzman, 18, of Ridgeview High School, has received an early offer of admission for the Naval Academy and has chosen to accept that appointment. Karla was also accepted to the Military Academy at West Point. The Nomination has come from our Congressman, Kevin McCarthy. We are extremely proud of … Read More...