AmeriCorps VISTA program accepting applications for four positions

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Wallace State Community College AmeriCorps VISTA program is currently taking applications for anyone interested in working one of its outreach programs, earning an allowance and, upon completion, receiving funds for further schooling, to pay off student loans, or a cash award. There are four full-time positions opening for the 2018-2019 year…

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Wallace State students win three silver medals, two bronze at 54th annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College students had a strong showing at the 54th annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, Ky., over the weekend, bringing home three silver medals and a pair of bronze awards. Wallace State Electronics Technology students Steven Ballard and Landon Warnock collected their second straight national medal.…

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Wallace State’s Kaitlin Richards, Ryan Ratliff selected as NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State students Kaitlin Richards and Ryan Ratliff have been selected to travel to NASA’s Stennis Space Center this summer to participate in the NASA Community College Aerospace Scholars (NCAS) onsite experience. Richards and Ratliff are two of only 280 community college students from across the U.S. to be part of the…

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Wallace State Singers to present “Sing America Sing!” July 5-7

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Current, former and future members of the Wallace State Singers will join voices July 5-7 to present “Sing America Sing!” a concert featuring songs that celebrate America. Shows will be at 7 p.m., nightly and be held in the Betty Leeth Haynes Theatre on the Hanceville campus. “After the success of our…

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WaLLi members enjoy friendly competition in ice cream contest

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Linda Cornelius took a chance that paid off with a first-place finish in the second Ice Cream Making contest hosted by the Wallace State Lifelong Learning Institute (WaLLi). “I wanted to do something different,” said Cornelius of her decision to make – for the first time – a recipe for Tutti Fruitti…

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Wallace State has school-record 51 student-athletes recognized by NJCAA for academic achievements

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State athletics had a school-record 51 student-athletes recognized recently for their academic achievements during the 2017-2018 year in list released by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). The new mark surpasses last summer’s record of 41 students. Wallace State had 11 students achieve a 4.0 GPA, each earning NJCAA All-Academic…

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Wallace State set to open Community Garden Saturday, June 23

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Reprinted with permission of The Cullman Tribune.   HANCEVILLE – At the Hanceville City Council meeting Thursday evening, Wallace State Community College (WSCC) Grant Specialist Kristi Barnett announced that the college’s awaited community garden, introduced to the council last December, is finally set to open next Saturday, June 23, with a work day at the site…

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Wallace State baseball’s Blake Rivera named a NJCAA 2nd-team All-American

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Former Wallace State pitcher Blake Rivera has enjoyed a memorable June thus far. Rivera was named a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I 2nd-team All-American on Monday, less than a week after being drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the fourth round of the Major League Baseball First Year…

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