PEAAK Awards Winners

Most Inspirational Award

Winner: Elijah Lidgett – Liberty High School

Elijah Lidgett, a senior in the Digital Marketing & Media Design program at the Career Technical Education Center, is not just a student but a beacon of inspiration for his school community. Despite living with Type 1 Diabetes for twelve years, Elijah has never let his condition define him; instead, he has used it as a catalyst for advocacy and leadership.

Best Editing in Video/Film

Winner: “Overstayed” by Kyle Palla & Aris Gomez – CTEC

The Promoting Excellence in Activities and Athletics in Kern (PEAAK) Awards, hosted by Kern High Network, was a night to remember as we celebrated the remarkable achievements of our students, staff, and schools. The ceremony honored those who demonstrated outstanding dedication, performance, and leadership in extracurricular activities and athletics.

On May 15, 2024, over 350 individuals in 39 categories were recognized and honored with over 1,500 in attendance. Click here to watch the full recorded livestream.