ACT prep workshops planned for June 27 at Wallace State

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Students who will soon to be taking the ACT have the opportunity to prepare for the test with two half-day workshops offered by the Wallace State Community College Alumni Association. On Wednesday, June 27, the Alumni Association will host preparatory workshops for the English and Reading section of the ACT and the…

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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

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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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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. “We are delighted to have the opportunity to showcase these outstanding…

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Wallace State alum and county music singer Kip Moore continues to churn out hits

in Academic, Alumni, Athletics, Community, Graduation, Headlines, Men's Basketball, Men's Golf

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Long before country music star Kip Moore hit the airwaves and became a household name, he was strumming his guitar and belting tunes on Wallace State golf road trips or staging impromptu concerts at his Hanceville apartment. Moore, who has recorded country chart toppers like “Something’ Bout a Truck,” “Pretty Girl” and…

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Wallace State Flight Technology/Aviation graduate Aaron Mathis giving back to college through Foundation scholarship

in Academic, Alumni, Community, Graduation, Headlines, Technical

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Aaron Mathis has had a passion for flying as long as he can remember. And, at only 22 years old, Mathis is making sure current Wallace State Flight Technology/Aviation students have the same opportunities. Through Wallace State’s Future Foundation, Mathis has established a scholarship for future flight professionals. The inaugural scholarship will…

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There are many paths to a degree

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By Anna Parrish Deciding to get my GED wasn’t something that was planned for but it ended up being very beneficial. When I was growing up, there were certain assumptions and stigmas associated with receiving a GED rather than a high school diploma, but I didn’t fit any of those. I was actually very smart…

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Community colleges hold key to future

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Reprinted with permission by The Cullman Times David Palmer dpalmer@cullmantimes.com Randall Shedd is well known for his work through the Commission on Aging and a long political career that eventually led to a seat in the Alabama House of Representatives. A two-term Cullman County Commission chairman, Fairview mayor and second-term state representative, Shedd became familiar…

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