Wallace State women’s basketball team coasts past Columbia State

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Sophomore Kelsey Houston poured in a team-high 16 points, Alex Lowery added 11 and Wallace State’s women’s basketball cruised to a 78-50 victory over Columbia (Tenn.) State at Tom Drake Coliseum on Friday. Two days after earning a gritty six-point win at Chattahoochee Valley, Wallace State (9-3) jumped out to a 21-8…

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Wallace State’s Quiz Bowl team has won three straight tournaments this semester

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s Quiz Bowl team recently accomplished a feat sponsor Christine O’Leary hasn’t witnessed in 20+ years as the coach. Wallace State’s team, made up of four freshman, won all three tournaments its competed in this fall, including the 2016 Desoto Disquietude tournament at Central Alabama Community College on Dec. 2. “I…

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7-week Phlebotomy course offers introduction into medical career

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Kendra Cummings of Baileyton once had a fear of needles. But the 2014 graduate of Vinemont High School found a way to overcome her fear and found a career as a phlebotomist. “I took the program so I could get over my fear of needles and ended up getting a job,” said…

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Wallace State men’s basketball hosting Buffalo Wild Wings High School Christmas Challenge beginning Thursday

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State men’s basketball is hosting the inaugural Buffalo Wild Wings Christmas Challenge beginning Thursday at Tom Drake Coliseum. The five-day event features 23 high schools from the state, including a handful of ranked teams and familiar visitors to the Northwest Regional tournament each year at Wallace State. Saturday’s eight-game slate has…

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Give the gift of education through WSCC Future Foundation Fund a Need program

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College’s Future Foundation recently introduced a new option for supporters to help meet the needs of students working toward completing their education. Fund a Need offers supporters a breakdown of specific needs students can face each semester. These needs range from basics such as food and gas to assistance…

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Wallace State Sonography students donate $2,400 to Footprints Ministry

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Students in Wallace State Community College’s Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS) program collected more than $2,400 to give to the Footprints Ministry out of Hunstville. The group exceeded the previous year’s donation of $1,700 with their donation of $2,447.23. Footprints Ministry is an outreach program assisting families dealing with premature birth. They provide…

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Wallace State men’s basketball pushes win streak to five games with come-from-behind victory over East Mississippi

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Sophomore guard Jaylen McCoy scored a season-high 25 points, Desmian Devane added 11 points and Wallace State’s men’s basketball team extended its winning streak to five games on Saturday, beating East Mississippi 72-69 at Tom Drake Coliseum. Wallace State avenged a double-digit November loss to East Mississippi by overcoming a 10-point deficit…

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Wallace State’s Horticulture program continues tradition of adorning state Capitol with poinsettias

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s Horticulture/Agricultural Production Department has continued its holiday tradition of adorning the Governor’s Office and Capitol building rotunda with its poinsettias recently. The horticulture program grows and delivers approximately 300 poinsettias each Christmas season. Students start growing the red, pink and white plants in the spring of each year and nurture…

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Wallace State biology students gaining valuable genetics research experience with HudsonAlpha representatives

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Thanks to Wallace State graduate Casey Smith teaming up with Dr. Jeremy Prokop at HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, a group of current biology students at Wallace State are getting a leg up in genetics research. Every other Tuesday since late September, interested students within the biology department are meeting at Wallace State’s School of…

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