Moore found her niche as performer at Dollywood

in Alumni, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — As Breanna Moore steps off the stage of the Valley Theater at the Dollywood theme park in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., fans surround her and compliment her performance during the Country Crossroads show. A smile on her face, she graciously accepts their praise, thanks them for coming to the show and poses for…

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Increasing number of high school students graduate WSCC Fast Track program

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Weeks before area high schools held their graduation ceremonies, dozens of students had already made a big dent in their college education Through the Wallace State Fast Track Academy program, 48 students are as much as a year or two ahead of their fellow high school graduates in their collegiate career. Many…

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Youth Leadership Development Program proves successful in first year at Wallace State

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The inaugural class of the Youth Leadership Development Program (YLDP) for Cullman County facilitated by Wallace State Community College proved to be a great success, with its students earning 21 percent of all scholarships and walking away with some of the larger awards offered. Overall, they earned more than $100,000 in scholarships.…

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Wallace State’s second MOOC course to offer free Math 090 class to all

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State Community College’s first massive open online course, or MOOC, was so successful that a second one, Math 090, is planned this summer. The free math 090 course begins Monday, June 9 and continues until August 4. The MOOC movement, led by some of the nation’s most prestigious universities – Stanford, MIT and…

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Wallace State softball’s Kori Benson named a NJCAA 2nd-team All-American

in Athletics, Headlines, Softball

HANCEVILLE – Wallace State softball sophomore Kori Benson was named a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) 2nd-team All-American on Wednesday, putting a lid on a stellar two-year career she had with the Lady Lions. Benson, an Oak Grove native, leaves Wallace State as the program’s all-time leading home run hitter and as a NJCAA…

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Wallace State freshman golfer Cooper Brown won thrilling playoff to keep NJCAA Division I individual national championship with Lions

in Athletics, Golf, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State freshman golfer Cooper Brown was so zeroed in on doing his part to bring a team national championship back to Hanceville last week at the NJCAA Division I national championships in Burlington, Iowa, that he wasn’t concerned about any individual accolades. “I didn’t know until I was done with my…

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Wallace State golf finishes national runner-up at NJCAA Division I championships; Cooper Brown earns individual national title

in Athletics, Community, Golf, Headlines

HANCEVILLE – Wallace State’s golf team ended a splendid postseason run Friday, finishing national runner-up at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I championships at the Spirit Hollow Golf Course in Burlington, Iowa. It’s the third national runner-up finish for the Wallace State golf team under NJCAA Hall of Fame coach Dan York…

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GED graduates prepared for new beginnings after commencement at Wallace State

in Adult Education, Community, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, AL – Stanley Crawford considered Thursday night’s GED (general education development) graduation ceremonies at Wallace State Community College a new beginning. “I have a new lease on life,” said the 53-year-old Crawford, who moved to Hanceville from Texas nearly two years ago. “Earning this degree means so much. From here on out, it’s out…

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