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.
Polk County Early College student McKinley Heatherly will launch his senior project, #PolkPositive, with a rock painting party on Thursday, Sept. 28
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...
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
Polk County Early College student Kelsey Reedy will unveil the results of her senior project, a photo exhibit focusing on poverty in Polk County, at a show on Tuesday at Thermal Belt Outreach Ministry in Columbus
A group of Polk County Early College students taking classes at Isothermal Community College qualified for the Dean's List for the fall semester
Students from Polk County Early College's Science Club are looking to win $10,000 for their school - and could use your help
Polk County Early College student Makayla Lail recently returned from Summer Ventures in Science and Mathematics (SVSM) at East Carolina University
The best high school and middle school model bridge builders in North Carolina all hail from Polk County
Polk County Early College student Alexandria Anderson has been named an award winner in the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Aviation Art Contest, sponsored by the DOT's Division of Aviation