Watch video of the May 28 graduation ceremony for Polk County Early College seniors, held at Tryon Fine Arts Center
Polk County Early College students raised money to beautify their school, then the students used those funds to purchase flowers and mulch.
Eleven Polk County Early College students graduated May 16 from Isothermal Community College with associate's degrees
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.
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.
A group of 32 sophomores and juniors from Polk County Early College and Polk County High School toured on April 20 the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Under a Carolina blue sky, the group visited campus landmarks, spotted future NBA stars, enjoyed two dining halls and spoke with admissions counselors.
Polk County Early College sophomore Matt Loman has been selected to receive a full scholarship to attend Space Camp this summer in Huntsville, Ala.
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 Sheila Rodriguez has been selected to attend Project Uplift this summer at the University of North Carolina
Two Polk County high school juniors have been chosen to attend Governor's School of North Carolina this summer.