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.

Student’s senior project helps benefit Thermal Belt Outreach

Polk County Early College senior Meredith Jones held a fundraiser Nov. 5 as part of her senior project known as Empty Bowls.

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.

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.

PCEC senior project turns into a win for Steps to HOPE

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.