Winston County Works welding program has produced the best job yet for graduate LaShanda Harrison

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DOUBLE SPRINGS, ALA. –  LaShanda Harrison has worked multiple years as a boilermaker. She’s also been employed as a mechanic, carpenter and for a landscaping company. After completing the welding program through the Winston County Works project, Harrison can now boast she’s a certified welder. Harrison, 36, was among the first graduates of the welding…

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Wallace State PTA hosting color run in memory of Connor Strickland

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Jill Strickland says her son Connor would find it amusing that a 5K and 1 mile fun run is being held in his memory. Connor loved the outdoors and guns, but running wasn’t one of his passions. But on May 6, running – or walking for those who aren’t too passionate about…

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Wallace State’s women’s golf team won the inaugural ACCC/Region 22 tournament championship on Tuesday. Team members are, from left, Abbi Yeager, Annalee Stephens, Madison Autwell, Dalys Mullican, Ashley McCormick and Bradi Ruehl.

Wallace State’s women’s golf team wins inaugural ACCC/Region 22 tournament championship

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s women’s golf team made history Tuesday, winning the first Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 tournament at Cross Creek Golf Course. The Lady Lions built a seven-shot lead over Snead State during Monday’s opening round and won the two-day event by 15 strokes. Wallace State freshman Annalee Stephens was the…

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Wallace State softball’s Ledbetter, Hammonds sign with UNA, UAH respectively

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State softball sophomores Brittany Ledbetter and Amber Hammonds each signed letter of intents recently to continue their collegiate careers at UNA and UAH respectively. There may be no player more mentally strong on Wallace State’s roster than Ledbetter, the team’s sophomore ace on the mound. Ledbetter’s family lost all of their…

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Wallace State students Nicholas Parrott and Riley Voce recognized at 2017 All-Alabama Academic Team Banquet

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State students Nicholas Parrott and Riley Voce were recognized today at the All-Alabama Academic Team Scholars banquet held at the Ross Bridge Golf Resort and Spa in Birmingham. The All-Alabama Academic Team program started in 1995, honoring some of the most distinguished academic scholars and leaders within the Alabama Community College…

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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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WSCC Nursing, Respiratory Therapy students help out at SafeKids Expo

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — A contingent of more than 20 Wallace State Community College students were on hand during the recent SafeKids Expo held at Sportsman Lake Park hosted by Brooks’ Place Child Advocacy Center. Students from the college’s Nursing and Respiratory Therapy programs volunteered their time during the event. Janet Brown, nursing instructor at Wallace…

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Wallace State’s Lacasse, Willoughby earn All-Tournament honors as Lions finish 3rd at ACCC/Region 22 Championship

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SCOTTSBORO, ALA. – Wallace State’s Brandon Lacasse and Chip Willoughby earned All-Tournament recognition as the Lions finished third at the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 Championship on Tuesday at Goose Pond Colony in Scottsboro. Lacasse finished the tournament with a 1-under par 215, putting him in a three-way tie for second place with Calhoun’s…

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