Wallace State softball rallies past McLennan Community College with 5-run 7th inning in NJCAA championship opener

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ST. GEORGE, UTAH. – Not much had gone right for Wallace State’s softball team over the opening 6 2/3 innings against McLennan (Texas) Community College in their first-round game Wednesday night at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I national championship. The Lady Lions (49-20) were just waiting to squeeze out a dramatic…

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Wallace State Announces New Fine and Performing Arts Academy in Partnership with Cullman County Schools

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — After the success of Wallace State Community College’s Fast Track Academy and Fast Track for Industry programs that give area high school students the opportunity to start their collegiate careers early, the college is again partnering with Cullman County Schools to offer high school students another pathway for success, as well as…

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Wallace State Academic Excellence award winner began college career decades after dropping out of high school

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Jeffrey Johns, 55, dropped out of school in the 10th grade and didn’t attempt to earn his GED until three years ago when a genetic disease forced him to give up his job as a truck driver. During the recent commencement exercises for the Class of 2016 at Wallace State Community College…

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Wallace State’s Talent Search program recognizes students with annual TRIO Day celebration

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College’s Talent Search department celebrated its annual TRIO Day recently, inviting participating students from the 6th-9th grades to campus. Talent Search students who attended TRIO Day at Wallace State were welcomed by Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics. Guest speaker Melissa Arnold, a Wallace State math instructor, followed Karolewics,…

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Wallace State Community College (Hanceville, Ala.) Selected for U.S. Department of Education’s “Expanding College Access Through the Dual Enrollment Pell Experiment”

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HANCEVILLE, Ala.—On Monday, the U.S. Department of Education announced Wallace State Community College in Hanceville is one of 44 colleges in the nation—and the only college in Alabama—to be selected as an experimental site for the use of Federal Pell Grants for dual enrollment. As part of the “Expanding College Access Through the Dual Enrollment…

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Wallace State golfer Sylas Elliott named NJCAA Ping 1st-team All-American; WSCC softball begins national title quest Wednesday

in Athletics, Golf, Headlines, Men's Golf, Softball

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s Sylas Elliott continues to prove he’s among the elite golfers in the nation. Elliott was one of five golfers in the nation named a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) PING 1st-team All-American on Tuesday night, hours before Wallace State teed off in the NJCAA Men’s National Championship at the…

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Athletic Scholarships
Row 1 (L-R): Emily Graves-Cullman, Jeanie Rakestraw-Cullman, Tempie Ennis, Kelsi Wilson, and Annalee Stephens-Jasper
Row 2 (L-R): Donnie Camp-Cullman, Damon Calvert-Crane Hill, Clint Watson-Vinemont, Austin Odom-Lawrenceburg, TN, and Tothan Matthews-Stevenson

Wallace State Holds Ceremony for Scholarship Recipients

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Hanceville, Ala.—Area students awarded scholarships by Wallace State Community College in Hanceville were recognized during a ceremony on campus recently. “This is an occasion that we look forward to every year. We are honored that you have chosen Wallace State,” said Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Hawsey Karolewics.  The third largest community college in the…

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Karley Edwards, left, a General Studies graduate, and Jamie Walker, a DIesel Technology graduate celebrate at the end of the commencement exercises Friday at Wallace State Communty College in Hanceville.

Wallace State Celebrates 50th Anniversary Commencement

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HANCEVILLE, Ala.—Wallace State Community College in Hanceville and President Vicki Hawsey Karolewics celebrated the college’s 50th anniversary commencement at Tom Drake Coliseum Friday. Approximately 539 students participated in the ceremony while 1,107 earned degrees or certificates this semester. “Graduates, as a member of the class that celebrates Wallace State’s 50th anniversary, you are now forever…

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