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College and Career Awareness Week - February 6-10, 2017

Polk Schools Celebrate College and Career Awareness Week

February 9, 2017

Students throughout Polk County imagined bright futures this week as elementary, middle and high schools celebrated Reach Higher POLK! College and Career Awareness Week 2017.

Schools used fun and innovative ways to get their students excited about their futures, and encouraged them to consider what they need to do now to realize their dreams.

For instance, some schools let students dress up as the professionals they aspire to become someday. Others decorated classroom doors with college regalia and pennants, and held special events like college and career fairs.

At Frostproof Elementary, students wrote about and dressed as the professionals they aspire to become someday.

Staff at Haines City High got into the spirit by decorating doors with their favorite colleges.

At Bethune Academy, students created posters about various professions and displayed them in a career fair.