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Polk State College and LEGOLAND® Florida Resort are proud to build on the longstanding partnership between Polk County’s largest-serving higher education institution and premier theme park to offer pre-paid scholarships to Polk State College for LEGOLAND® Florida Resort employees.

Media and the public are invited to an open house at LEGOLAND® Beach Retreat to learn more about this exciting initiative.

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort/Polk State College Building Higher Open House
Wednesday, October 27, 2021, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
LEGOLAND® Beach Retreat
100 LEGOLAND Way, Winter Haven, FL 33884

Special guests will include Polk State President Angela Garcia Falconetti, Managing Director of LEGOLAND ® Resorts – North America Rex Jackson, and some surprise LEGO ® characters.

Interested media should RSVP to Madison Fantozzi at A media kit will be provided following the event for those who are unable to attend.

About Polk State College

Located in Winter Haven, Florida, and established in 1964, Polk State College is a multi-campus institution serving more than 14,000 students with Bachelor of Applied Science, Bachelor of Science, Associate in Arts, and Associate in Science degrees, as well as 9,000 individuals in a wide range of certificate and workforce training programs. The College also operates three charter high schools.

Polk State’s advantages include small class sizes; hands-on learning; dedicated faculty; day and night classes; online options; affordable tuition; excellent financial aid; and a diverse community and vibrant student life, including fine arts opportunities, clubs, and intercollegiate athletics.

About LEGOLAND® Florida Resort

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort is the ultimate vacation destination for families with kids. Located 45 minutes from Orlando and Tampa, the Resort features an interactive, 150-acre Theme Park with more than 50 rides, live shows and themed attractions inspired by popular LEGO® brands and characters, a seasonably heated Water Park, that is open year-round, with more than a dozen family water slides, and three uniquely themed on-site accommodations. Located 130 kid-steps away from the Theme Park’s front gate, LEGOLAND® Hotel and the new LEGOLAND® Pirate Island Hotel bring the Theme Park fun into the hotel with nightly entertainment, resort pools, and guest rooms with separate adult and child sleeping areas, and in-room treasure hunts. Just across the street, LEGOLAND® Beach Retreat features beach-themed bungalows in village-style layout centered around outdoor play areas and unforgettable Florida lake views.

2021 marks the Theme Park’s 10th birthday and a year of celebrations for LEGOLAND including a full lineup of events, new openings and an all-new show, Brickbeard’s Watersports Stunt Show, that features gravity-defying stunts including wakeboarding, barefoot skiing, and an all-new flyboard act above the legendary Lake Eloise. More information is available at

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