Polk State College Foundation Scholarships

Foundation Accepting Scholarship Applications

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Polk State College Foundation Scholarships

The Polk State College Foundation is accepting applications for scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year through March 15. The Foundation awards more than $1.5 million in scholarships each year. To apply for a scholarship, a…

Donor appreciation luncheon

Donor Appreciation Luncheon

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Donor appreciation luncheon

The Polk State College Foundation held its annual Donor Appreciation Luncheon on February 2 in Winter Haven. During the program, volunteer leadership, faculty, staff, and students thanked donors for their generous support of the Foundation. The…

FIRST Lego League

Polk State To Host FIRST LEGO League Championship

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FIRST Lego League

Polk State College is scheduled to host the FIRST LEGO League Central Florida Regional Championship on Sunday, February 18, bringing together nearly 1,500 elementary and middle school students, as well as LEGO enthusiasts. Forty-eight teams…

Aaron Poidevin

Aerospace Alumnus Learned More Than Flying Planes

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Aaron Poidevin

Aaron Poidevin remembers the first time he thought he wanted to be a pilot. He was at MacDill’s Airfest. He was 8. “I was a kid watching airplanes doing tricks in the sky – of…

MLK Celebration

Annual MLK Celebration Honors And Inspires

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MLK Celebration

Dr. Alzo J. Reddick, Sr. only played hooky twice – first in 1948 to see Jackie Robinson play ball and again in 1968, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated. Dr. Reddick was the…

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