Wallace State’s Adult Education Department conducts 2017 graduation

in Academic, Adult Education, Community, Graduation, Headlines, Oneonta

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Like his fellow GED (general education development) completers, Josh Chadwick is prepared for the next chapter in his life after recently being recognized at the 2017 Wallace State Adult Education Department graduation. “This is a big accomplishment for me and an important one. It’s a step I should have taken years ago,…

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Wallace State’s students flourish yet again at state SkillsUSA competition

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College has produced a new batch of SkillsUSA award winners. Nine students recently earned gold medals at the state competition in Birmingham, and Wallace State once again earn the Highest Participation Award. “SkillsUSA gives our students a platform to show their skills and at Wallace State we have skills.…

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WSCC Relay For Life team raises more than $4,000 for American Cancer Society

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Wallace State Community College Relay For Life team raised more than $4,000 for the American Cancer Society during the annual Relay For Life of Cullman County Campaign. More than 20 students, faculty and staff joined the team, with many more supporting their efforts to raise funds that will go toward research,…

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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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Wallace State’s Rotaract Club gaining popularity as organization serves campus and community

in Academic, Community, Fine and Performing Arts, Graduation, Headlines, Health, Student Activities, Technical

HANCEVILLE, Ala. –  One of the newest organizations on Wallace State’s campus has evolved into one of the most active. Wallace State’s Rotaract Club recently capped a busy spring semester by supporting Spirit Night at the Cullman Chick-fil-A by honoring and raising money for the Saving Forgotten Warriors of Cullman County. “The Rotaract Club is…

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Wallace State Fine and Performing Arts presenting Broadway Night tonight and Saturday

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College’s Fine and Performing Arts program will present Broadway Night on two separate occasions. The first is a 7 p.m. concert tonight, Thursday, May 4, at the Burrow Center Recital Hall. Admission is $10. Students in the college’s theatre and dance programs choose the works they will present for…

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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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Robertson’s walk-off home run sends Wallace State softball to 3rd straight ACCC/Region 22 championship and 11th overall

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ALABASTER, ALA. – Tanner Robertson’s first home run of the season propelled Wallace State’s softball program to another Alabama Community College Conference/Region 22 championship on Monday. Robertson’s leadoff solo jack in the eighth inning sent Wallace State to an 8-7 come-from-behind victory over Snead State in the championship game, capturing a third consecutive ACCC tournament…

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