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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...

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

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

Polk County teams continue model bridge building dominance

Perhaps the best honor for Polk County at Friday's regional model bridge building competition came well before the final winners were announced

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.
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Video: 2017 Polk County Early College graduation

Watch video of Polk County Early College's graduation ceremony, held Saturday, May 27, 2017 at Tryon Fine Arts Center.

Early College Science Club builds sensory boards for PCHS group

The Polk County Early College Science Club recently put its talents to use to help a group of students at Polk County High School.

Video: Polk County Early College graduation

Watch video of the May 28 graduation ceremony for Polk County Early College seniors, held 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

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.

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