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Rock painting party set for Polk County Early College

Polk County Early College student McKinley Heatherly will launch his senior project, #PolkPositive, with a rock painting party on Thursday, Sept. 28

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.

Polk County Early College academic approach, community helps campus grow, thrive

For Sydney Burnett, Polk County Early College has offered a taste of what awaits at the university level. For Sheila Rodriguez, PCEC has offered a community-like learning environment that has helped her thrive while also preparing for college.

Local seniors stay busy during College Application Week

One hundred seniors from Polk County High School and Polk County Early College applied to college during the College Foundation of North Carolina’s annual College Application Week, held Nov. 2-6.

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.

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’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...

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 Schools to offer live video of end-of-year events at PCHS, PCEC

Polk County Schools will offer live online broadcasts of a number of events relating to the end of the school year, including graduation ceremonies at Polk County High School and Polk County Early College

Local events geared toward helping students, families with financial aid application

The federal government will hand out some $50 billion in financial aid to high school seniors this year. Peter Vogel wants to make certain that Polk County students are in position to get as much of that money as possible.

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