Photos: Polk County Early College 2017 graduation

Polk County Early College's graduating class of 2017

Polk County Early College seniors took their final walk as high school students on May 27, taking part in graduation ceremonies at Tryon Fine Arts Center.

Campus director Mary Greene, Polk County Board of Education Chairman Geoffrey M. Tennant and Polk County Schools Superintendent Aaron Greene led the ceremony during which 17 seniors received their degrees.

Those receiving degrees included: Arieana Alt, Virginia Bowyer, Sidney Burnette, Gabriela Chavez, Sarah Gibbs, Erica Ramirez-Gonzalez, Faith Karabelski, Dakota Merrill, Micheala Nelon, Hannah Newman, Sheila Rodriguez Padron, Britney Pierce, Kelsey Reedy, Quincy Snyder, Victoria Swink, Jennifer Trejo and Key’la Twitty.

All photos by Mark Schmerling and courtesy the Tryon Daily Bulletin.