Wallace State Nursing pins more than 75 graduates, recognizes Nightingale Award winners

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Wallace State Community College Department of Nursing pinned more than 75 students during its recent ceremony for Associate Degree Nursing candidates, recognizing three students with the coveted Nightingale Award. Carrie Leighann Ward of Hartselle, Jay Benjamin Terry of Cullman, and Andrew Dalton Smith of Trussville were each presented with the Nightingale…

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Wallace State Medical Coding, Health Information Technology programs hosting informational meetings May 22

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Medical Coding and Health Information Technology programs at Wallace State Community College will hold informational meetings on Tuesday, May 22, for anyone interested in learning more about the program and career. A meeting will be held at 11 a.m. for the Medical Coding Certificate program and at noon for the Health…

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Wallace State softball has season end after late Southern Idaho rally at national championship; Lions finish with 47-13 record

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ST. GEORGE, UTAH – After a wild and entertaining win over Lake Land College, Wallace State’s softball team was on the brink of one of the top upsets in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I National Championship late Thursday night. Southern Idaho didn’t cooperate, rallying for a seven-run seventh inning, and Wallace…

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No. 11 Wallace State softball loses extra-inning heart-breaker in NJCAA Division I National Tournament opener

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ST. GEORGE, UTAH – Wallace State’s softball team lost a heart-breaker in their National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I National Championship opener late Wednesday night at the Canyons Complex, falling to Tyler Junior College, 6-5, in extra innings. The 11th-seeded and scrappy Lions overcame early nerves and a 5-0 deficit to force extra…

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Wallace State baseball finishes ACCC Tournament runner-up; golf, tennis and softball all competing at nationals

in Athletics, Baseball, Community, Golf, Headlines, Men's Golf, Men's Tennis, Softball, Women's Golf

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State baseball’s impressive season ended as the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/22 Region runner-up this week in Ozark. The 13th-ranked Lions made a valiant march to the championship game before losing to third-ranked Chattahoochee Valley, 10-5. Wallace State closes the season with a 48-10 record, registering one of the program’s best…

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Recent graduate Morelia Tinajero named 2017-2018 Wallace State SSS Student of the Year

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State graduate Morelia Tinajero has been named the 2017-2018 Student Support Services (SSS) Student of the Year. Last Friday night, she also became the first person in her family to graduate from college. Tinajero, 21, has five siblings, ranging from 20 years old to an infant. “I’m honored to be named…

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Wallace State Respiratory Therapy program graduates 32 from program

in Alumni, Graduation, Headlines, Respiratory Therapy

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College’s Respiratory Therapy program recognized 32 students Thursday, May 3, during its pinning ceremony at the James C. Bailey Center. Awards were presented to several students, including Hannah Crumbley and Cameron Nichols, who tied for the Outstanding Performance in Academics award, and James Sahm, who received the Outstanding Clinical…

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‘Inspiring’ students graduate from Wallace State’s Fast Track Academy/Fast Track for Industry programs

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College’s Fast Track Academy and Fast Track for Industry students were recognized recently during a special graduation ceremony honoring 23 Fast Track Academy graduates and 26 Fast Track for Industry graduates. Both programs allow high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to simultaneously earn their high school and college…

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