Wallace State Success Coaches host “Explore and Connect” event for freshmen

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s Career and Success Coaching Program hosted the first “Explore and Connect: A Goals, Planning and Success (GPS) Experience” event on this week, allowing the college’s freshmen to explore campus via a scavenger hunt and to engage with other students, faculty and staff through various games and activities. Different campus clubs, organizations…

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WSCC Future Foundation scholarship application process moves to online format

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The process of applying for scholarships through the Wallace State Community College Future Foundation is getting a little bit easier. The entire process is completely online for current and prospective students to the college. Instead of compiling piles of papers and filling out the applications by hand, students can complete the process…

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Good Hope Middle School students celebrate their overall BEST award after Friday’s competition.

Good Hope Middle School wins second straight North Alabama BEST Robotics competition, Fairview High also advances

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Good Hope Middle School won its second consecutive North Alabama BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology) Robotics competition at Wallace State Community College on Friday. Good Hope Middle School, competing in only its third BEST event, earned high marks in every competition category to claim the overall award. Meanwhile, Fairview High School…

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Lewis Colbert, the author of “The Unlikeliest Tiger,” recently visited Wallace State to speak to students, faculty and staff and community members who attended. Colbert was an All-American punter for Auburn  University in 1985. He displays a boot he wore as a child.

Former Auburn All-American and NFL punter Lewis Colbert encourages Wallace State students to stay committed to goals

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Former Auburn University punter Lewis Colbert was born with a clubfoot, grew up in a poor household and his father left home when he was three days old. Colbert, 52, didn’t let that prohibit him from etching out a successful punting career at Auburn University and in the NFL. Colbert, an All-American at…

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Susan Copeland, Wallace State’s Patient Care Specialist Coordinator, right, discusses how to measure a heartbeat with a Hanceville Elementary School student during Career Day.

Wallace State programs participate in Hanceville Elementary School’s Career Day

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College participated in Hanceville Elementary School’s Career Day on Friday, showcasing various health and technical programs to the students. Hanceville Elementary School principal Kim Brown said the event was a great opportunity for her students to get an early glimpse at some of the career offerings available at Wallace…

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Wallace State’s Adult Education program offering GED practice test for $1 through Oct. 31

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s Adult Education program is participating in a national initiative, which allows individuals the opportunity to complete the GED (general education development) Ready practice test for $1 until Oct. 31. “The national office is trying to calm the fears of those thinking the GED test is too hard to pass. We…

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Students attending the Showcase visit the Wallace State Performing Arts booth.

Wallace State hosts college Showcase for approximately 1,500 local high school sophomores

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State recently held its first ever campus Showcase, allowing approximately 1,500 high school sophomores the chance to learn more about the college’s programs and organizations in a two-hour visit. Wallace State hosted high schools from Blount, Cullman, Morgan and Winston Counties, all within the college’s service area. Students initially arrived at…

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