Polk State English Professor and ELITE Class VII Ambassador Orathai Northern presented the inaugural ELITE Legacy Scholarship to Eric Ardito during last week's ELITE Ambassadors Luncheon.

Polk State ELITE Program Awards First Legacy Scholarship

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Polk State English Professor and ELITE Class VII Ambassador Orathai Northern presented the inaugural ELITE Legacy Scholarship to Eric Ardito during last week's ELITE Ambassadors Luncheon.

Polk State’s ELITE Educational Leadership Enhancement Program has awarded its first scholarship to student Eric Ardito, who described the award as “humbling” and “an honor.” Ardito, 20, a resident of Winter Haven who is pursuing…

Members of ELITE Class VII before making their final presentations during the wrap-up conference earlier this year in Naples. From left, Rachel Pleasant, Cate Igo, Lynn Chisholm, Ronshetta Howell, Director of Equity and Diversity and ELITE Coordinator Valparisa Baker, LouAnne Harto, Orathai Northern, and Yevette Thornton. ELITE is now accepting applications for its next class.

Polk State’s ELITE Leadership Program Now Taking Applications for Class VIII

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Members of ELITE Class VII before making their final presentations during the wrap-up conference earlier this year in Naples. From left, Rachel Pleasant, Cate Igo, Lynn Chisholm, Ronshetta Howell, Director of Equity and Diversity and ELITE Coordinator Valparisa Baker, LouAnne Harto, Orathai Northern, and Yevette Thornton. ELITE is now accepting applications for its next class.

Polk State’s ELITE Educational Leadership Enhancement Program, which has contributed to nearly two-dozen promotions, numerous college-wide initiatives, and a newly established scholarship fund for students, is now taking applications for its eighth class. “It is…

ELITE Program Taking Applications for Seventh Class

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Polk State’s ELITE Educational Leadership Enhancement Program — an initiative that has contributed to 15 promotions and is modeled after a program that helped President Eileen Holden achieve her own success — is now taking applications…

Polk State’s ELITE Program Enters Sixth Year, Now Taking Applications

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Polk State College is preparing for the sixth year of its ELITE Leadership Enhancement Program, an 11-month regimen of leadership training and professional development that prepares participants to advance their careers. The program is modeled…

ELITE Participants Introduced at DBOT Meeting

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The new ELITE Ambassadors were introduced at the January District Board of Trustees meeting. They include Carol Toney, Jennifer Fiorenza, Carlos Parra, Simmi Johnson and Claudy Fenelon. The Ambassadors will be embarking upon their Legislative…