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Greene inducted into National Society of Leadership and Success

Polk County Early College senior Grayson Greene was one of 11 students at Isothermal Community College recently inducted into the National Society of Leadership and Success.

Sullivan honored in Academic Paper Award essay contest

The National Society of High School Scholars has named Kerigan Sullivan of Polk County as a winner of its Academic Paper Award essay contest

Photos: Polk County Early College 2017 graduation

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

Lawter wins Junior Achievement essay contest

Polk County Early College student Haley Lawter was one of three winners in the 12th annual Junior Achievement Student Essay Contest, sponsored by Junior Achievement and the Asheville Citizen-Times

Swink completes summer internship at Steps to HOPE

Steps to HOPE received a grant from the Polk County Community Foundation to provide a summer internship opportunity for a local high school student

Polk County seniors lead state in FAFSA completion rate

Polk County Schools have the highest rate of completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) of any school district in the state, according to data from the United States Department of Education

Early College’s Loman selected to attend Space Camp

Polk County Early College sophomore Matt Loman has been selected to receive a full scholarship to attend Space Camp this summer in Huntsville, Ala.

Early College opens first Becca’s Closet chapter in the state

Becca's Closet is a national non-profit organization that provides high school girls with free dresses for prom - and Polk County Early College has...

Polk students pay campus visit to UNC Chapel Hill

A group of 32 sophomores and juniors from Polk County Early College and Polk County High School toured on April 20 the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Under a Carolina blue sky, the group visited campus landmarks, spotted future NBA stars, enjoyed two dining halls and spoke with admissions counselors.

Early College senior helps grow science at Polk Central Elementary

Polk County Early College student Dakota Merrill helped share the wonders of science with Polk Central Elementary School students as part of his senior project