Run raises almost $7,000 for Connor Strickland Memorial Scholarship

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — More than 120 runners ran through clouds of colored powder during the Connor Strickland Memorial Color Run 5K and Fun Run held recently at Wallace State Community College, helping to raise almost $7,000 for the John Connor Strickland Memorial Scholarship Fund. “I was amazed and very grateful,” said Jill Strickland, Connor’s mother,…

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Wallace State holding commencement exercises May 12

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  Kenya Relief Founder Steve James to be honored with Distinguished Alumni Award   HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College and President Vicki Karolewics will host Commencement Exercises on Friday, May 12, 2017, at Tom Drake Coliseum, starting at 6 p.m.  More than 500 students are expected to participate in the ceremony, with nearly…

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Walker recognized at CMA Music Teachers of Excellence ceremony

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Dr. Jim Walker, the first director of music programs at Wallace State Community College was honored recently by the Country Music Association (CMA) Foundation at its CMA Music Teachers of Excellence ceremony, hosted by Little Big Town. Jimi Westbrook, an alumnus of Wallace State, is a member of the award-winning music group…

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Wallace State sophomore Ryder Jones named recipient of the University of Alabama Presidential Scholarship

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Ryder Jones is Wallace State’s recipient of the University of Alabama Presidential Scholarship. Jones, 20, is a West Point High graduate who plans to major in civil engineering at Alabama and eventually apply for medical school. “I was very surprised when I learned I received the scholarship. I had my mind made…

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Wallace State’s Career Services hosts successful Job and Career Fair

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Sharon Hester takes online classes through Wallace State Community College. Once she noticed Wednesday’s Job and Career Fair being held on campus – via her Blackboard announcements – Hester made sure to take advantage of the event. “It’s a great way to get a head start on a potential job and to…

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Hanceville Mayor Kenneth Nail signs resolution recognizing Wallace State during Community College Month

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Hanceville Mayor Kenneth Nail recently signed a resolution, recognizing Wallace State Community College during Community College Month. Nail signed the document with Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics present at the Hanceville City Hall. “We are so blessed in Hanceville to be the home of Wallace State. Under Dr. (Vicki) Karolewics’ leadership,…

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