Wallace State students at the 2015 Student Leadership Institute were, from left, Caleb Downing of Hanceville, Mackenzie Baswell of Vinemont, Jade Kennedy of Empire, Chelsie Sloan of Corner, Lee Morton of Snead and Madison Shaw of Pelham. Not pictured is Devon Green of Eva.

Wallace State hosts approximately 250 Alabama community college students during Student Leadership Institute

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College hosted approximately 250 students from within the Alabama Community College System (ACCS) during the 2015 Alabama Deans of Students Student Leadership Institute, held last Thursday and Friday at the college’s newly renovated James C. Bailey Center Auditorium and the School of Nursing and Center for Science. Wallace State…

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Wallace State anglers Josh Butts, Justin Rivers finish in middle of pack at Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State anglers Josh Butts and Justin Rivers finished 38th among 81 teams at the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship in Stevens Point, Wis., over the weekend. Butts and Rivers made the second national championship appearance for Wallace State’s BASS fishing club in three years. They qualified for nationals after becoming…

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From left, Wallace State anglers Josh Butts and Justin Rivers.

Wallace State anglers Justin Rivers, Josh Butts ready for Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State anglers Justin Rivers and Josh Butts have humbly savored the publicity they’ve generated for the college since winning the Carhartt Bassmasters College World Series Wild Card championship last month. The next step in their impressive journey begins Thursday morning at the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship in Stevens Point,…

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New Wallace State program provides leadership skills, scholarships

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — A new program being offered at Wallace State Community College will give select students opportunities to develop leadership skills as well as earn scholarship funds towards their education. The Lions Leader program of the Wallace State Community College Alumni Association will kick off this fall as the college gears up for a…

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Wallace State’s Josh Butts, Justin Rivers claim first championship for college’s BASS club

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HANCEVILLE, ALA.  –  Wallace State anglers Josh Butts and Justin Rivers made club history over the weekend by claiming the Carhartt Bassmasters College World Series Wild Card championship on Lake Barkley in Dover, Tenn. Butts and Rivers make up the first duo to finish atop the leaderboard for Wallace State’s BASS fishing club, which is…

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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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Marcus Pollard signed autographs for Wallace State students after his presentation and also took pictures with those who asked.

Marcus Pollard, former NFL tight end and “The Amazing Race” star, discusses “C’s” to success during Arts in April festivities

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Marcus Pollard has a special place in his heart for community colleges. After all, Pollard, a former NFL tight end and “The Amazing Race” star, began his athletic career playing basketball at Seward County Community College in Liberal, Kansas. Pollard went on to star on the hardwood at Bradley University in Illinois…

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Wallace State students, faculty and staff congregated at the School of Nursing and Center for Science on Wednesday as the college recognized Earth Day.

Wallace State emphasizes recycling during annual Earth Day celebration

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HANCEVILLE – Wallace State Community College continued its tradition of celebrating Earth Day as more than 100 students attended Wednesday’s event at the School of Nursing and Center for Science. Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics was the Earth Day guest speaker. She discussed her scuba diving expeditions over recent years, pinpointing majestic marine life…

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