Wallace State’s men’s basketball team features four sophomore returners as 2015-16 season gets underway

in Athletics, Headlines, Men's Basketball

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – When the Wallace State’s men’s basketball team has returned a strong core of sophomores under coach John Meeks, it has normally spelled postseason success. The Lions, who open the 2015-16 season today at Cleveland State, hope to continue that trend this season with a sophomore quartet of Immanuel King, Kylen Butler, Tyrell Clary…

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No. 24 Wallace State women’s basketball opens 2015-16 season with overhauled roster

in Athletics, Health, Women's Basketball

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – The final win for Wallace State’s women’s basketball team last season may have been the biggest in program history. Wallace State upset Eastern Arizona at the NJCAA Division I tournament, marking the program’s first ever opening-round win in five national tournament appearances. The Lady Lions finished the season 28-6, made their first NJCAA…

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Good Hope Middle School students celebrate their overall BEST award after Friday’s competition.

Good Hope Middle School wins second straight North Alabama BEST Robotics competition, Fairview High also advances

in Academic, Community, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Headlines, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Good Hope Middle School won its second consecutive North Alabama BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology) Robotics competition at Wallace State Community College on Friday. Good Hope Middle School, competing in only its third BEST event, earned high marks in every competition category to claim the overall award. Meanwhile, Fairview High School…

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Wallace State Presented Awards by National Council on Marketing and Public Relations

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Hanceville, Ala.—Wallace State Community College in Hanceville was recognized by the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) at the organization’s district conference in Biloxi, Miss. this week. The college earned a record 16 Medallion awards, including 11 gold awards for the catalog, health brochure, newswriting, innovation in technology, the Wallace State athletics microsite, Wallace…

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Wallace State volleyball’s Savanna Tidwell playing through torn ACL as ACCC tournament looms for No. 17 Lions

in Athletics, Community, Headlines, Volleyball

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State volleyball sophomore Savanna Tidwell felt a pop in her left knee during the first play of the Lions’ annual Orange and Navy scrimmage match in mid-August. Tidwell immediately feared her final season at Wallace State was in jeopardy before it had even started. Tidwell’s concerns were confirmed a week later. She…

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Students who received scholarships from the Wallace State Future Foundation helped served the supporters who attended the meeting, each dressed in a T-shirt featuring “You Make My Dreams Come True” on the back.

More than $200,000 received for WSCC Future Foundation Scholarships

in Alumni, Community, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Financial Aid, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Hundreds of Wallace State Future Foundation supporters helped make dreams come true Wednesday for multiple Wallace State Community College students by raising around $215,000 for scholarships at the 11th annual Student Investment Luncheon and Auction held at Tom Drake Coliseum. Supporters enjoyed a catered lunch served to them by thankful students who are…

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Lewis Colbert, the author of “The Unlikeliest Tiger,” recently visited Wallace State to speak to students, faculty and staff and community members who attended. Colbert was an All-American punter for Auburn  University in 1985. He displays a boot he wore as a child.

Former Auburn All-American and NFL punter Lewis Colbert encourages Wallace State students to stay committed to goals

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Former Auburn University punter Lewis Colbert was born with a clubfoot, grew up in a poor household and his father left home when he was three days old. Colbert, 52, didn’t let that prohibit him from etching out a successful punting career at Auburn University and in the NFL. Colbert, an All-American at…

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Susan Copeland, Wallace State’s Patient Care Specialist Coordinator, right, discusses how to measure a heartbeat with a Hanceville Elementary School student during Career Day.

Wallace State programs participate in Hanceville Elementary School’s Career Day

in Academic, Community, Headlines, Health, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College participated in Hanceville Elementary School’s Career Day on Friday, showcasing various health and technical programs to the students. Hanceville Elementary School principal Kim Brown said the event was a great opportunity for her students to get an early glimpse at some of the career offerings available at Wallace…

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Wallace State’s Adult Education program offering GED practice test for $1 through Oct. 31

in Academic, Adult Education, Community, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s Adult Education program is participating in a national initiative, which allows individuals the opportunity to complete the GED (general education development) Ready practice test for $1 until Oct. 31. “The national office is trying to calm the fears of those thinking the GED test is too hard to pass. We…

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