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County schools sweep NCDOT regional bridge building competition

Polk County Middle School and Polk County Virtual Early College captured first place Friday in the North Carolina Department of Transportion Region 4 Model Bridge Building Competition in Morganton.

Gundersen chosen for Goodnight Scholars Program

Polk County senior Anamarie Gundersen has been chosen to join the prestigious Goodnight Scholars Program at North Carolina State University

Polk trio earns spot with WNC All-District Clinic Band

Three Polk County band students - Ellie Booth, Jacob Grigg and Taylor Warren - have earned the honor of performing in the Western North Carolina All District Clinic Band

Local students fare well at Science Olympiad regional tourney

Students from Polk County Middle School and Polk County High School enjoyed another successful day Saturday at the North Carolina Science Olmypiad Asheville Regional, bringing home a number of individual and team medals

Polk students take part in mock disaster drill

Polk County High School served earlier this month as the site of a mock disaster involving anthrax

Polk’s Burney takes second in state FFA tractor driving contest

Rick Burney of the Polk County High School FFA Chapter placed second out of 30 contestants in the state FFA Tractor Driving Career Development Event on Feb. 4 in Raleigh.

High school juniors receiving prepatory session for ACT

Polk County high school juniors are receiving special attention this week to help them prepare for the upcoming ACT

Local high school students tour UNC Charlotte

Forty-one students from Polk County High School and Polk County Early College spent Wednesday touring the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

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.

PCCF grant covers band fee for students, helps grow program

The Polk County High School Band got wonderful news in May that the band students would receive a grant to fund each student’s band fee of $450, a total of $25,000 in grant money, from the Polk County Community Foundation.

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