Polk State College hosted its annual Start Right Campaign on July 29 at the Polk State JD Alexander Center in Lake Wales. Hundreds of backpacks, school supplies, free haircuts, a food pantry, and more were provided to students from kindergarten through college. This year’s top sponsors were The Freedom Tour, Duke Energy, Coca-Cola Auburndale, CareerSource Polk, Tonya Stewart Law Firm, AdventHealth Lake Wales, and Dyer Kia. Silver sponsors included the City of Lake Wales, Citizens Bank & Trust, GST: The Family Church, MIDFLORIDA Credit Union, and Walmart. SouthState Bank and Brewer Sales & Service served as bronze sponsors, and Lake Wales Family Restaurant served as the breakfast sponsor.