Wallace State’s basketball teams hosting second annual Comfort Suites New Year’s Classic this weekend

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s basketball teams are ringing in 2015 with some opponents visiting Tom Drake Coliseum for the first time as they host the second annual Comfort Suites New Year’s Classic on Jan. 2-4. Joining the 24th-nationally ranked Wallace State Lady Lions in the women’s field are Snead State, No. 21 Shelton State,…

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Former WSCC leaders recognized by Alabama Legislature

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  HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Referring to them as giants, Rep. Randall Shedd of Cullman presented resolutions to the families of the late Dr. Ben Johnson and the late Dr. James C. Bailey during the Christmas breakfast for faculty and staff of Wallace State Community College on Wednesday. Both men passed away this year. Dr. Johnson…

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Wallace State women’s basketball breezes past Columbia State in first game as nationally-ranked team

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – A day after cracking the national poll for the first time this season, Wallace State’s 24th-ranked women’s basketball team breezed past Columbia (Tenn.) State on Thursday afternoon, prevailing 64-33 at Tom Drake Coliseum. Kaneisha Mixon scored a team-high 15 points off the bench and fellow sophomore Haven Albright scored 11 of her…

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Wallace State Industrial Electronics Instructor Joe Hendrix, left, is joined by Martin Stoeckman, the Director of Siemens Professional Education.

Wallace State instructor Joe Hendrix currently in Germany attending the Siemen Mechatronic Systems Certification Program

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BERLIN, Germany — Wallace State Community College Industrial Electronics Instructor Joe Hendrix is currently attending the Siemen Mechatronic Systems Certification Program training at the Siemens Technik Akademie in Berlin, Germany. The training is Level 2 for the certification of instructors in the “Systems Approach” to Mechatronics. Hendrix attended the Level 1 certification training at California…

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Emergency Medical Services student and Visual Communications graduate Brent McDonald designed the 2014 Wallace State Christmas card. He earned a one-semester, 12-credit hour scholarship.

Students awarded scholarships for Christmas card designs

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — A few Wallace State Community College students were gifted with scholarships this year for their designs for the college’s Christmas card. The design of one student was chosen to grace the front of the card, while two other students’ design concepts were chosen as alternate winners. Brent McDonald, a student currently in…

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Wallace State’s Community College Completion Corps initiative is sponsored by the school’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.

Wallace State’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society encouraging students to join Community College Completion Corps initiative

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society has joined the Community College Completion Corps (C4) initiative this semester as part of its annual project. The Commit to Completion drive allows students to pledge their intentions of graduating from their respective community colleges with either an associate degree or certificate. Wallace…

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Wallace State’s Syretha Pride becomes first NJCAA 1st-team All-American in volleyball program history

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State middle hitter Syretha Pride made school history Monday, becoming the first volleyball player to earn recognition as a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I first-team All-American. The Lions, who have won six consecutive conference titles, have enjoyed a string of producing a NJCAA All-American each year since 2009.…

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Picture: Wallace State softball sophomores Brooke Kinsey, left, and Kaitlyn Whitehead have signed to play for the Blue Mountain College Lady Toppers, beginning with the 2016 season. Also pictured are, from left, Wallace State softball coach Jayne Clem and Blue Mountain coach Kevin Barefield.

Wallace State softball’s Brooke Kinsey, Katlyn Whitehead sign with Blue Mountain College

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State softball sophomores Brooke Kinsey and Katlyn Whitehead signed with the Blue Mountain (Miss.) College Lady Toppers on Monday. Kinsey, a first baseman from Monticello, Fla., had five homers and 14 RBIs in 44 at bats last season for Wallace State. “I’m excited to have the opportunity to further my softball…

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Wallace State sophomore forward BreAnna Thompson left, looks to score against Cleveland State’s Brandi Kilpatrick (10) in their game Wednesday night at Tom Drake Coliseum.

Mixon, Thompson lift Wallace State women’s basketball past Cleveland State

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Kaneisha Mixon scored 10 of her season-high 16 points in the second half, BreAnna Thompson added 13 points and Wallace State’s women’s basketball team prevailed 64-58 over Cleveland (Tenn.) State at Tom Drake Coliseum on Wednesday night. Wallace State (6-1) showcased the depth on its roster against the Lady Cougars. Wallace State’s…

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