Polk State alumnus Jesse Stine stands with his Rookie of the Year certificate in front of the training ambulance used by Polk State's EMS Program.

Polk State EMS Alumnus Named Rookie of the Year by Manatee County EMS

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Polk State alumnus Jesse Stine stands with his Rookie of the Year certificate in front of the training ambulance used by Polk State's EMS Program.

A Polk State College alumnus has been named Manatee County Emergency Medical Services’ Rookie of the Year. Jesse Stine completed his paramedic certification at Polk State College in late 2013. Last month, he received the…

Peter Preston in his office at Polk State Chain of Lakes Collegiate High School.

Polk State’s Peter Preston: A Man of Many Identities

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Peter Preston in his office at Polk State Chain of Lakes Collegiate High School.

Peter Preston is a ____________. Here at Polk State College, most of us would immediately fill in the blank with “guidance counselor at Polk State Chain of Lakes Collegiate High School.” Very few of us know…

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Polk State’s High Schools Celebrate Classes of 2015

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Polk State College’s three high schools are in the midst of celebrating their 2015 commencement ceremonies.   Polk State Chain of Lakes Collegiate High School held its graduation Friday evening. The ceremony featured alumna and…

The Polk State Center for Public Safety will open in January. On Thursday, College and law enforcement officials, as well as members of the construction team, celebrated its progress with a "topping out" ceremony.

Polk State Celebrates “Topping Out” of Center for Public Safety

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The Polk State Center for Public Safety will open in January. On Thursday, College and law enforcement officials, as well as members of the construction team, celebrated its progress with a "topping out" ceremony.

Polk State College officials, law enforcement representatives and construction workers gathered Thursday for a topping-out ceremony at Polk State’s Center for Public Safety in Winter Haven. In building construction, topping out is traditionally held when the last…

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