Foundation celebrates scholarship recipients, supporters

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Supporters of Wallace State Community College’s Future Foundation gathered recently to celebrate scholarships provided to the college and those who made them possible. The Wallace State Future Foundation hosted a Scholarship Celebration Luncheon to recognize those who provided the funds for scholarships and the students who received scholarships. Since 2005, the Future…

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Wallace State students, from left, Kensey Poston, Sarah Walker and Malik Elliott, are all smiles prior to Friday night’s commencement ceremonies at Wallace State Community College.


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HANCEVILLE, Ala.—Wallace State Community College in Hanceville and President Vicki Karolewics conferred degrees upon the graduating class of 2015 during Wallace State’s commencement ceremony at Tom Drake Coliseum Friday. Approximately 500 students participated in the ceremony while hundreds more earned degrees or certificates this semester. “It is your America. This is your Alabama. As a college graduate, I challenge…

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Former Wallace State Student-Athlete Marcus Johnson Recognized by Alabama State Board of Education as Student Success Story

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HANCEVILLE, Ala.–Wallace State Community College alumnus Marcus Johnson was celebrated as a community college success story during the April work session of the State of Alabama Board of Education. Wallace State President Vicki Hawsey Karolewics provided an introduction for Johnson, a former star of the Wallace State Lions basketball team, now at Samford University.  “Marcus…

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Morgan Smith Goodwin, a former Wallace State dual enrollment student and Wendy’s spokesperson, visits campus during Learning Communities event

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – After three and half years and more than 100 commercials as Wendy’s spokesperson, Morgan Smith Goodwin is recognized frequently in airports, restaurants and stores. “That fire-engine red hair is kind of like a beacon. People recognize me from those Wendy’s spots, but on the flip side people see me and can’t figure…

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Wallace State grad, TVA nuclear training instructor Philip Sharpe shares professional experience with Industrial Electronics students

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Philip Sharpe was among the Wallace State students in instructor Joe Hendrix’s first Industrial Electronics classes in the late 1990’s. Sharpe, now a nuclear training instructor at Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant in Athens, recently returned to campus and visited Hendrix’s current Industrial Electronics students, enlightening them on the…

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In session: State appellate court comes to WSCC

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Special to Wallace State website. Reprinted with permission by The Cullman Times.   By Tiffeny Owens | Posted: Thursday, April 16, 2015 5:45 am HANCEVILLE — High school seniors and college students packed the Betty Leeth Haynes Theatre at Wallace State Community College Wednesday to get a rare glimpse of appellate law in action. The…

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Wallace State to host Court Civil Appeals; appearance rescheduled from March 5

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Alabama Court of Civil Appeals will hear oral arguments at Wallace State Community College on April 15, rescheduling their appearance originally planned for March 5, but delayed due to winter weather. The Court of Criminal Appeals had a conflict and could not reschedule. The Court of Civil Appeals will will hear…

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‘Above and beyond’

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Special to the Wallace State website. Reprinted with permission from The Cullman Times. By Trent Moore | Posted: Friday, March 27, 2015 5:45 am Vicki Hawsey Karolewics with husband Dr. Vince Karolewics Wallace State Community College President Dr. Vicki Hawsey Karolewics shares a laugh with husband Vince after she was named The Cullman Times Distinguished…

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