Record amount raised at 13th annual Student Investment Luncheon

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Hundreds of supporters of Wallace State Community College gathered Wednesday, Nov. 1, for the 13th annual Future Foundation Student Investment Luncheon and raised more than $253,000 for scholarships, technology, entrepreneurship and opportunity to improve the lives of students and enhance opportunities for surrounding communities. “We couldn’t be more pleased with the outpouring…

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Wallace State hosts approximately 1,400 high school sophomores during 3rd annual college Showcase

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State recently hosted its third annual college Showcase at Tom Drake Coliseum, allowing approximately 1,400 sophomores from the area a chance to preview the programs and opportunities available at the college. Wallace State hosted high schools from Blount, Cullman and Winston Counties, all within the college’s service area. Students initially arrived…

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WSCC Future Foundation hosting annual Student Investment Luncheon Nov. 1

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  HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Wallace State Community College Future Foundation will host its 13th annual Student Investment Luncheon on Wednesday, Nov. 1, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Tom Drake Coliseum. The event is the Future Foundation’s largest fundraising event and includes silent and live auctions on hundreds of items ranging from…

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Scholarship fund established in honor of North Alabama pastor Eldridge Criscoe

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — An endowed scholarship established in honor of a longtime North Alabama pastor will benefit students from Brewer High School in perpetuity. The Eldridge Criscoe Endowed Scholarship will be available to Wallace State Community College students who graduate from or attended Brewer High School. The scholarship was funded by a donation from Johnny…

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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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Wallace State’s Adult Education program offering the newly-created nontraditional high school diploma

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s Adult Education program had added a new alternative for students who didn’t complete their high school education. The nontraditional high school diploma, which was recently approved by the Alabama Community College System and the Alabama State Department of Education, allows students who either dropped out of high school without earning…

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UAB offering two Presidential Scholarships to WSCC grads

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HANCEVILLE — The University of Alabama at Birmingham will offer two outstanding Wallace State Community College students a UAB Presidential Scholarship, which will cover the cost of tuition and academic-related fees for four semesters beginning the 2017 Fall Semester. The application packet should be turned in to Wallace State’s Financial Aid office by Feb. 17.…

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