Tony Franklin named Wallace State men’s and women’s tennis coach

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Tony Franklin, a long-time high school tennis coach in Alabama, has been named Wallace State’s new men’s and women’s tennis coach as the college prepares to field men’s and women’s tennis this fall for the first time since 2004. Franklin will lead the Wallace State tennis programs after spending 26 seasons as…

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Summer courses start at Wallace State campuses in Hanceville, Oneonta

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — More than 3,000 students have enrolled in summer classes at Wallace State Community College at its main campus in Hanceville and the new Oneonta campus center in Blount County. Classes started on Thursday for the summer semester, and will continue through August 5. Regular and Mini Term (two, five-week terms) classes are…

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Wallace State men’s golf finishes 9th in nation; WSCC women’s golf finishes 12th in nation during inaugural season

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HANCEVILLE, ALA.  – Wallace State’s men’s golf team finished ninth in the nation at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) National Championship on Friday, shooting a 4-over par 1156 during the four-day event at the Duran Golf Club in Melbourne, Fla. Wallace State, making its 21st national tournament appearance under coach Dan York, wrapped…

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Wallace State softball’s quest for a 3rd national title comes to end in Utah after pair of Thursday losses

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ST. GEORGE, UTAH. – Wallace State softball’s quest for a third national title came to an end Thursday night after a pair of losses at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I national championship at the Canyons Complex in Utah. After advancing to the winner’s bracket with a thrilling victory late Wednesday night,…

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Former intelligence officer begins new career as nurse

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — When Alison Norris took the Nightingale Pledge on Thursday night as a member of the 2016 graduating class of the Wallace State Community College School of Nursing, it wasn’t the first time’s she’s promised to protect or care for others in some way. In another time and place, Norris took a pledge…

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Health Excellence Award winner found her niche in nursing

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Shannon Nichols’ Health Excellence Award trophy is sitting in a place of honor on her bookshelf at home. A pile of nursing books act as its foundation and her mortarboard and award collar and cords are resting inside the crystal bowl. “It’s an honor,” she said of receiving the award. “I was…

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