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. “We celebrate the achievements of all of our students, and this year is especially wonderful because…

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James Kaple overcomes drug addiction, becomes mentor and inspiration in WSCC Machine Tool Technology program

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Stop by Wallace State’s Machine Tool Technology Department, and it’s easy to absorb the family atmosphere within the walls. James Kaple has been one of the shining lights of the family over the past two years and graduates Friday after overcoming a drug addiction that lasted nearly two decades. “I am proof…

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Wallace State’s Garrett Suchey serving as staff ace after Tommy John surgery, graduating with engineering technology degree

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State baseball’s Garrett Suchey faced a lot of uncertainty about his career a little more than two years ago. Suchey was seven games into his freshman season at Wallace State in 2014, tossing 21 2/3 innings before experiencing elbow troubles. Suchey, a former honorable mention All-State selection out of Mortimer Jordan,…

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Brock forging new path with nursing degree

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Mark Brock isn’t your typical college graduate. At 50 years old, he’s already graduated college once and worked for 25 years supporting the Department of Defense’s Space Defense Missile Shield, or Star Wars, program and other security and intelligence programs. But this week, Brock will earn an Associate in Applied Science degree…

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Pictured at the 2016 All-Alabama Academic Team banquet are, from left, Wallace State Vice President Dr. Tomesa Smith, Wallace State students John-Anthony Jimenez and Callie Allen and Alabama Community College System Chancellor Dr. Mark Heinrich.

Wallace State students John-Anthony Jimenez, Callie Allen recognized at 2016 All-Alabama Academic Team banquet

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State students John-Anthony Jimenez and Callie Allen were recognized recently at the All-Alabama Academic Team Scholars banquet held at the Marriott Renaissance Hotel in Montgomery. The All-Alabama Academic Team program started in 1995, honoring some of the most distinguished academic scholars and leaders within the Alabama Community College System (ACCS). The…

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