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.
Polk County Early College senior Meredith Jones held a fundraiser Nov. 5 as part of her senior project known as Empty Bowls.
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.
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.
Carrigan Carson knew her fellow Polk County Early College students would donate to a food drive for Steps to HOPE, but she never expected her senior project to take off as it did.