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Rodriguez selected to attend Project Uplift

Polk County Early College student Sheila Rodriguez has been selected to attend Project Uplift this summer at the University of North Carolina

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

Blackwell chosen to attend summer poultry institute

Polk County Early College student Caleb Blackwell will take part this summer in the Poultry Science Summer Institute at North Carolina State University

PCEC show to exhibit importance of art in schools

Polk County Early College will be the site Thursday of an art show hosted by senior Nathaniel Watkins as part of his senior project on the importance of art in schools.

Lynch, Rodriguez selected for Governor’s School

Two Polk County high school juniors have been chosen to attend Governor's School of North Carolina this summer.

Polk County Early College wins state bridge building competition

Polk County Early College captured top statewide honors Friday in the annual Model Bridge Building Competition sponsored by the N.C. Department of Transportation and...

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

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

Community Foundation awards more than $200,000 in scholarships to Class of 2016

Since 1975, the Polk County Community Foundation has been dedicated to improving the quality of life for all in our community. Assets managed by the Community Foundation now exceed well over $50 million. The Foundation receives charitable donations of all sizes from community members and then distributes grants to local nonprofits and educators, as well as scholarships to students.

Early College’s Wright chosen to attend national humanities program

Polk County Early College English teacher Heather Wright has been selected as an NEH Summer Scholar from a national applicant pool to attend one of...