WALLACE STATE CELEBRATES 47th COMMENCEMENT

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HANCEVILLE, Ala.—Wallace State Community College in Hanceville and President Vicki Hawsey conferred degrees upon approximately 1,000 graduates during Wallace State’s 47th commencement ceremony at Tom Drake Coliseum Friday. More than 500 participated in the ceremony.   Wallace State’s 2013 Commencement at Tom Drake Coliseum   “Graduates, as you conclude this phase of your life’s journey…

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Op-Ed: Celebrating the Successes of Dual Enrollment and FastTrack

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By Dr. Vicki P. Hawsey, President of Wallace State Community College For more than a decade, Wallace State Community College has provided high school students the opportunity to simultaneously earn high school and college credit though its dual enrollment program. And since 2005, high school juniors and seniors have also had the opportunity to enroll…

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Wallace State commencement to be held Friday, May 10

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HANCEVILLE, AL—Wallace State Community College in Hanceville will hold graduation exercises on Friday, May 10, at 6 p.m. in Tom Drake Coliseum. The public is invited to attend the ceremony which will recognize the accomplishments of approximately 1,000 students who will be awarded a degree or diploma from Wallace State this spring. Wallace State’s 47th…

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Wallace State softball wins back-to-back state ACCC/Region 22 state championships and 6th in 7 seasons after edging Shelton State in title game

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ALABASTER – Wallace State’s softball team made sure this year’s tournament championship march was pressure-free. The Lady Lions capped a perfect run in the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 tournament Monday, edging Shelton State 3-2 to earn the program’s second straight state championship, sixth in seven seasons and eighth overall. BreeAnna Blevins pitched another…

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Benson’s walk-off homer sends top-seeded Wallace State softball into Monday’s tournament championship game

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ALABASTER – Wallace State freshman third baseman Kori Benson set the program’s single-season home run record on the last day of the regular season. None of those were as important as her final dinger on Sunday. Benson’s three-run, walk-off homer sent the Lady Lions into a frenzy and catapulted Wallace State past archrival Shelton State…

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Top-seeded Wallace State softball blasts four homers in first inning, cruises past Enterprise State in conference tournament opener

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ALABASTER – No. 17 Wallace State softball has punished opponents all season with the long ball, so it was appropriate the top-seeded Lady Lions opened the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 tournament Friday with four first-inning homers, propelling them to a 12-0 rout over Enterprise State at Veteran’s Park. In the first, Wallace State…

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No. 7 Wallace State golf team finishes state runner-up in ACCC/NJCAA Region 22 tournament at Point Mallard

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DECATUR – Wallace State’s seventh-ranked golf team finished second at the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 tournament, held Monday and Tuesday at Point Mallard Golf Course. The Lions shot an 880 overall and finished runner-up to Central Alabama Community College. “Central Alabama showed why they are the No. 1 team in the country. They…

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