Callie Allen of Wallace State Named 2016 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Silver Scholar

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Callie Allen, a dual enrollment student at Wallace State Community College in Hanceville, Ala., has been named a 2016 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Silver Scholar. The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation sponsors the Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team program by recognizing 50 Gold, 50 Silver and 50 Bronze Scholars, and providing nearly $200,000…

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Wallace State welcomes speakers from the National Coalition for the Homeless

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State recently welcomed Steve Thomas and T. Sanders from the National Coalition for the Homeless. Thomas and Sanders, who both traveled from Washington D.C., each shared their personal testimonies to Wallace State students, faculty and staff, describing the circumstances that led to their respective stints with homelessness. Their visit was sponsored…

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Wallace State baseball splits DH with Northeast Mississippi; WSCC softball extends winning streak to 11

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s baseball team split a doubleheader with Northeast Mississippi Community College at James C. Bailey Stadium on Wednesday, winning the nightcap 4-1. The Lions (14-9) dropped the opener 7-2 in a pair of seven-inning games. With the first conference series looming next week, a handful of Lions made good impressions on…

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Charlotte Cummings Memorial Sneaker Collection extended through spring semester

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Cullman, AL – Because of popular demand, the Evelyn Burrow Museum on the campus of Wallace State Community College is extending the Charlotte Cummings Memorial Sneaker Collection through the spring semester. Charlotte’s 23 Jays, the most complete collection of sneakers on exhibit in the Eastern United States, is “a dream come true” according to Robin…

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Wallace State Community College’s Jeremy Smith named recipient of John and Suanne Roueche Excellence Award

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College’s Jeremy Smith, the diesel technology department chair, has been named a recipient of the John & Suanne Roueche Excellence Award. Smith, who has led the Diesel Technology program since fall 2009, will be recognized at banquet this month in Chicago for his outstanding contribution to leadership, teaching and…

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No. 12 Wallace State softball extends winning streak to 9 games; WSCC baseball and golf updates

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s 12th-ranked softball team is on a roll. The Lady Lions swept Lansing (Mich.) College in a doubleheader in their home opener on Sunday, winning 3-0 and 10-2. Wallace State (15-15) has won nine consecutive games after a slow start to the season. In Sunday’s finale, freshman Amber Hammonds finished a…

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Wallace State Lady Lions’ postseason surge ends in ACCC/Region 22 title game

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s women’s basketball postseason surge ended in the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 title game on Friday, falling to top-seeded Shelton State 88-41 at Tom Drake Coliseum. Shelton State, the 5th-ranked team in the nation, won its 18th straight game behind 19 points from tournament MVP Coco Knight and three…

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Wallace State Lady Lions continue postseason surge into ACCC title game; top-seeded WSCC men upset in closing seconds

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – A familiar sight will take place Friday afternoon in the women’s Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 tournament championship game. The Wallace State Lady Lions (14-19) prolonged their impressive tournament run on Thursday, reeling off their third consecutive postseason win with a 56-47 victory over division foe Snead State. Wallace State freshman…

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Stackable credentials serve as ‘résumé builders’ for Wallace State Community College’s technical division students

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  As she approaches completion of an Associate in Applied Science degree in engineering technology, Wallace State student Kayla Evans looks at her résumé and is proud of the certificates and degree electives she has already earned. “I think it makes it more worthwhile to know you are graduating with all of these…

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