Ahria Bass didn’t just get a head start on her college education while in high school, she completed her Associate in Arts degree with Honors College distinction.
Now the Palm Beach State College dual enrollment student and aspiring neurosurgeon will cross the stage at the 2 p.m. fall commencement ceremony on Dec. 19 to celebrate her achievement— five months before she is set to graduate from Seminole Ridge High School.
“It’s been an amazing opportunity,’’ said Bass, … Continue reading 17-year-old finishes PBSC honors diploma in high school
Palm Beach State College is holding two commencement ceremonies May 9 for its nearly 2,700 spring graduates. State Sen. Jack Latvala and U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings will be the keynote speakers.
Latvala, R-Clearwater, Senate Appropriations chairman, will speak at the 10 a.m. ceremony for the combined 1,092 graduates of the Associate in Science, Bachelor of Applied Science and Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree programs and the certificate programs.
Hastings, a Democrat who represents Florida’s 20th District and is currently serving his 13th term in Congress, … Continue reading PBSC set to hold two commencement ceremonies May 9
Taking college courses while in high school will become even more attractive for Palm Beach County’s top performing students.
Palm Beach State College has established a new scholarship that will allow high school dual enrollment students who complete 30 college credits with a minimum 3.5 grade point average to finish their Associate in Arts degree for free. To be eligible, students must complete the credits at PBSC by the end of their senior year of high school and continue their PBSC education in the fall term immediately following high school graduation. … Continue reading Finish4Free Scholarship to help dual enrollment students complete degree
Palm Beach State College is launching a special collegiate high school program in the fall targeting rising high school seniors interested in pursuing college degrees and careers in science, technology, engineering and math.
The PBSC Collegiate High School will be based at the Palm Beach Gardens campus. The core requirements for the Collegiate High School are the same as those for the College’s early admission program, a form of dual enrollment. The key difference between the two initiatives is that the Collegiate High School students will take the same science classes from the same professors and focus on STEM. … Continue reading PBSC to launch Collegiate High School this fall