Wallace State Students Recognized for Achievements at Annual Awards Ceremony

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HANCEVILLE, AL—Students at Wallace State Community College in Hanceville were recognized for their achievements at the college’s recent Awards Night Ceremony. Awards for campus leadership, scholastic achievement, transfer scholarships, and division honors were among those presented at the ceremony. “Congratulations to each and every one of you. You are so deserving,” said Wallace State President Dr.…

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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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Wallace State graduate Mavon Copeland thriving as a maintenance technologist with Nissan

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Mavon Copeland first took a stab at an engineering degree. Then he spent time in Wallace State’s nursing program. Nothing clicked or made Copeland more comfortable, however, than when he ultimately decided to pursue a degree in Wallace State’s Industrial Electronics program. Copeland has continued to soar within his field ever since.…

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Wallace State’s Community College Completion Corps initiative is sponsored by the school’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.

Wallace State’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society encouraging students to join Community College Completion Corps initiative

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society has joined the Community College Completion Corps (C4) initiative this semester as part of its annual project. The Commit to Completion drive allows students to pledge their intentions of graduating from their respective community colleges with either an associate degree or certificate. Wallace…

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From women’s basketball player to diesel technology graduate, Julia Tupper’s journey always led her back to Wallace State

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State Diesel Technology instructor Jeremy Smith has been encouraging women to consider diesel technology, and recent graduate Julia Tupper is one of the program’s success stories. Tupper’s journey at Wallace State didn’t begin with a pursuit of a Diesel Technology education. Rather, it started a little more than six years ago when…

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WALLACE STATE CELEBRATES 48th COMMENCEMENT

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HANCEVILLE, Ala.—Wallace State Community College in Hanceville and President Vicki Karolewics conferred degrees upon approximately 900 graduates during Wallace State’s 48th commencement ceremony at Tom Drake Coliseum Friday. Four hundred and seventy participated in the ceremony. “Whatever inspired you to Become One of Us at Wallace State, whether you were seeking a head start, needed…

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Pinning ceremonies held for WSCC health programs

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Nursing program pins almost 50 future nurses; Diagnostic Imaging, Respiratory Therapy programs also graduate students HANCEVILLE, Ala. — “This program is hard program,” said Elizabeth Dueland, president of the Spring 2014 class of nurses graduating from Wallace State Community College, but it’s because of that, Dueland said, that if she were sick and in need…

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GED graduates walk the stage at Wallace State ceremony

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CONTACT: Gail Crutchfield, Communications & Marketing, Wallace State Community College, gail,Crutchfield@wallacestate.edu, 256.352.8064 HANCEVILLE – If there were any doubts of how important it was for the students dressed in cap and gowns to receive their GED (general education development) diploma, that doubt was pushed aside when one of them was presented with her diploma just…

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