Jared vanHoek completed his paramedic training at Polk State and now works for Polk County Fire Rescue in Mulberry.

Polk State-Trained Paramedic: “The Patient Always Comes First”

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Jared vanHoek completed his paramedic training at Polk State and now works for Polk County Fire Rescue in Mulberry.

Gov. Rick Scott has declared Jan. 5-9 First Responder Appreciation Week. Polk State College commends and thanks all those working in the public safety field. Here, News@Polk highlights Jared vanHoek, a firefighter/paramedic with Polk County…

American Heritage Girls Troop 2101 visited Polk State's Aerospace program on Monday. During the field trip, members of the troop made paper airplanes and took turns in the program's flight simulators. Here, Program Director Eric Crump, wearing a cap featuring the Disney princess Elsa, leads the paper-airplane throwing contest. The winner of the contest got to wear the Elsa cap and take the first turn in the flight simulator.

American Heritage Troop Visits Polk State Aerospace Program

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American Heritage Girls Troop 2101 visited Polk State's Aerospace program on Monday. During the field trip, members of the troop made paper airplanes and took turns in the program's flight simulators. Here, Program Director Eric Crump, wearing a cap featuring the Disney princess Elsa, leads the paper-airplane throwing contest. The winner of the contest got to wear the Elsa cap and take the first turn in the flight simulator.

For their first-ever field trip, members of American Heritage Girls Troop 2101 visited Polk State’s Aerospace program Monday night. The takeaway? Little girls can grow up to be anything they want to be — even…

93 honors grads

Polk State Graduates Include 10 from Honors Program

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93 honors grads

Polk State College’s fall graduates will include 10 students who have earned the Honors Program distinction on their diplomas. Polk State began its Honors Program in 2005 to offer smaller, more rigorous classes, field trips,…

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