Wallace State softball captures 4th consecutive ACCC/Region 22 Tournament championship and 12th overall

in Athletics, Community, Headlines, Softball

ALABASTER, ALA. – Keeli Bobbitt has jump-started Wallace State softball’s offense from the leadoff spot all season. Once she hit her first collegiate home run leading off Sunday’s Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 Tournament championship game, the Lions had a strong feeling it was going to be a profitable day. Indeed, it was. Wallace…

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Wallace State alum and county music singer Kip Moore continues to churn out hits

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Long before country music star Kip Moore hit the airwaves and became a household name, he was strumming his guitar and belting tunes on Wallace State golf road trips or staging impromptu concerts at his Hanceville apartment. Moore, who has recorded country chart toppers like “Something’ Bout a Truck,” “Pretty Girl” and…

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Wallace State ArtsKids! program presents “Annie Kids” on May 2

in Community, Fine and Performing Arts, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College’s ArtsKids! program will wrap up this week with the performance of “Annie Kids,” featuring students from third through eighth grade who have been participating in BroadwayKids during this spring semester. ArtsKids! offers area students in grades three through eight the opportunity to participate in vocal, theatrical or studio…

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Wallace State softball’s freshmen have paved way to success as ACCC Tournament begins today

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s softball team can easily pinpoint when their confidence began to increase this season and the plethora of freshmen on the roster grew up. It was a March 8 doubleheader sweep over Lake-Sumter State College on the final leg of a Florida weekend trip. “We were finishing up that swing and…

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Wallace State Flight Technology/Aviation graduate Aaron Mathis giving back to college through Foundation scholarship

in Academic, Alumni, Community, Graduation, Headlines, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Aaron Mathis has had a passion for flying as long as he can remember. And, at only 22 years old, Mathis is making sure current Wallace State Flight Technology/Aviation students have the same opportunities. Through Wallace State’s Future Foundation, Mathis has established a scholarship for future flight professionals. The inaugural scholarship will…

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There are many paths to a degree

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By Anna Parrish Deciding to get my GED wasn’t something that was planned for but it ended up being very beneficial. When I was growing up, there were certain assumptions and stigmas associated with receiving a GED rather than a high school diploma, but I didn’t fit any of those. I was actually very smart…

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Community colleges hold key to future

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Reprinted with permission by The Cullman Times David Palmer dpalmer@cullmantimes.com Randall Shedd is well known for his work through the Commission on Aging and a long political career that eventually led to a seat in the Alabama House of Representatives. A two-term Cullman County Commission chairman, Fairview mayor and second-term state representative, Shedd became familiar…

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