County commission honors school athletics with proclamation

The Polk County Commission recognized the accomplishments of both Cedartown and Rockmart high school athletes during the 2020-2021 school year at its regular meeting on Tuesday, May 4. Commissioner Chuck Thaxton (left) read the proclamation declaring Wednesday, May 5, 2021, Polk School District Athletics Day while standing alongside representatives from both schools and the Polk School District. Both schools feature multiple region and state champions among their athletes, as well as 13 students who will continue their athletic pursuits at the college level.