From women’s basketball player to diesel technology graduate, Julia Tupper’s journey always led her back to Wallace State

in Academic, Athletics, Graduation, Headlines, Technical, Women's Basketball

HANCEVILLE – Wallace State Diesel Technology instructor Jeremy Smith has been encouraging women to consider diesel technology, and recent graduate Julia Tupper is one of the program’s success stories. Tupper’s journey at Wallace State didn’t begin with a pursuit of a Diesel Technology education. Rather, it started a little more than six years ago when…

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Wallace State softball’s Sabrina Russell among NJCAA Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence recipients for 4.0 GPA; five WSCC teams achieve All-Academic Team status

in Academic, Athletics, Baseball, Golf, Headlines, Men's Basketball, Softball, Volleyball, Women's Basketball

HANCEVILLE – Wallace State softball’s Sabrina Russell is a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence recipient in the list of individual and team academic honorees released Tuesday by the NJCAA. Russell, a member of Wallace State’s 2013 NJCAA Division I national championship team, achieved the NJCAA’s highest academic recognition for…

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Wallace State Flight Technology student Chelsie Sloan earns an additional FLY NOW scholarship through Ninety-Nines, Inc.

in Academic, Dual Enrollment, Headlines, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Flight Technology student Chelsie Sloan has earned another notable scholarship, this time the Amelia Earhart Memorial Foundation “FLY NOW” scholarship through The Ninety-Nines, Inc. Earlier this year, Sloan, a one-time dual enrollment student who recently graduated Corner High, became the first female student enrolled in Wallace State’s Flight Technology program…

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Contest offers cash prizes to design logo for Wallace State program

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. —Wallace State Community College is hoping their students can help them with a project to design a logo for its Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP), with cash prizes being offered to the top three contestants. “Our plan is called ‘GPS (Goals-Planning-Success): Navigate Your Future,’” said Dr. Kathy Buckelew, English instructor and QEP co-chair. “This…

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Wallace State baseball coach Randy Putman thrilled for former pitcher Craig Kimbrel after the Braves closer set franchise mark for saves Friday night

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HANCEVILLE –  Former Wallace State pitcher Craig Kimbrel became the Atlanta Braves’ all-time saves leader on Friday night, notching his 155th career save in the team’s 5-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks in Phoenix. Wallace State baseball coach Randy Putman has tuned in for nearly all 155 of Kimbrel’s saves, brimming with pride as he’s watched…

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Wallace State prepares for Lions’ Pride fall orientation

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State Community College mailed out letters this week, inviting incoming new students to its annual Lions’ Pride orientation sessions. Wallace State conducts a Lions’ Pride information session before each semester, but the one preceding the fall semester attracts the most students. Each incoming Wallace State student is invited to a specific date,…

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Four Wallace State students set to compete this month at the 50th annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s Technical Division has made it an annual tradition to send multiple students to the SkillsUSA national competition. This year is no different. James Foster (Welding), Matt Phillippo (CNC Milling) and Vincent Ponder (Precision Machining) each finished first recently during the statewide SkillsUSA competition, and along with second-place winner Seth Pillow…

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