118th graduating class

Polk State to celebrate 118th commencement ceremony

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118th graduating class

Nearly 700 students with Polk State College’s 118th graduating class will walk the stage Thursday, May 3, at the RP Funding Center to receive their diplomas. The upcoming commencement ceremony, which will start at 6:30…

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…

Polk State Collegiate High Schools

Collegiate High Schools No. 1 In State For Graduation Rates

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Polk State Collegiate High Schools

Polk State Chain of Lakes Collegiate and Lakeland Collegiate high schools rank No. 1 out of 448 public high schools in Florida for four-year graduation rates. Gov. Rick Scott recently notified Polk State College’s charter…

Top 10 Grad Caps

Polk State’s 117th Commencement: Top 10 Grad Caps

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Top 10 Grad Caps

Graduation is a time to celebrate, and what better way than creating a festive grad cap to distinguish yourself among the commencement crowd. While many spend weeks before graduation prepping their colorful caps, students also…

Commencement December 2017

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Polk State College held its 117th commencement ceremony Dec. 14, 2017, at the RP Funding Center in Lakeland. The ceremony featured remarks by Polk State District Board of Trustee Cindy Hartley Ross, who also received…