Wallace State anglers Josh Butts, Reid Conner win 2017 Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Wild Card championship

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State anglers Josh Butts and Reid Conner won the 2017 Carhartt Bassmaster College World Series Wild Card championship at Lay Lake over the weekend. It’s the second Wild Card championship (presented by Bass Pro Shops) for Wallace State’s BASS fishing club over the past three summers, and the second time Butts…

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Wallace State graduate David Hinds begins BioTrain internship at HudsonAlpha

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – David Hinds was one of the first Wallace State students to show interest last fall in a newly formed genetics research club on campus. It ultimately led to him earning a summer internship at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology in Huntsville as part of the BioTrain 2017 program. Hinds began the internship…

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Wallace State-Oneonta student Caleb Thomas earns ARC of Alabama Employee of the Year Award

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ONEONTA, ALA. – Wallace State-Oneonta student Caleb Thomas stays busy between juggling an early-morning shift at TLC Nursing Center in Oneonta and taking classes on campus. His dedication hasn’t gone unnoticed. Thomas was named the ARC of Alabama Employee of the Year during the spring semester for his work and dedication at TLC. “I was…

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Wallace State EMS program adding state-of-the-art tool for student training

in Academic, Community, Headlines, Health

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — As Wallace State Community College’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program celebrated National EMS Week last week, the program was looking forward to the arrival of a state-of-the-art tool to help students as they prepare to take to the streets. A simulator will soon be arriving on campus that will put students in the back…

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Breakfast celebrates Future Foundation scholarship recipients, donors

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Wallace State Community College Future Foundation recently hosted its fourth Scholarship Celebration Breakfast, during which it was announced the Foundation would be awarding almost $100,000 in scholarships to 80 students for the upcoming year. Another $15,000 to $20,000 in dual enrollment scholarships will be awarded to area high school students. “Today’s…

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Wallace State’s Adult Education Department conducts 2017 graduation

in Academic, Adult Education, Community, Graduation, Headlines, Oneonta

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Like his fellow GED (general education development) completers, Josh Chadwick is prepared for the next chapter in his life after recently being recognized at the 2017 Wallace State Adult Education Department graduation. “This is a big accomplishment for me and an important one. It’s a step I should have taken years ago,…

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Wallace State’s students flourish yet again at state SkillsUSA competition

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College has produced a new batch of SkillsUSA award winners. Nine students recently earned gold medals at the state competition in Birmingham, and Wallace State once again earn the Highest Participation Award. “SkillsUSA gives our students a platform to show their skills and at Wallace State we have skills.…

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Wallace State Awards more than $1.2 Million in Scholarships 

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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. “We want to express our gratitude to you for choosing Wallace State,” said Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics. “You’re so great you could go anywhere and we’re just humble that you chose to begin your…

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Wallace State Students Receive Awards for Achievements at Annual Ceremony

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HANCEVILLE, Ala.—Students at Wallace State Community College were recognized for their achievements at the college’s recent Awards Night Ceremony, held on the campus in Hanceville.  Awards for campus leadership, scholastic achievement, transfer scholarships, and division honors were among those presented at the ceremony. “Wallace State has an outstanding reputation and it is because of two…

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