Jasmine Zavala

Wallace State sophomore Jasmine Zavala named recipient of UAB Presidential Scholarship

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State sophomore Jasmine Zavala was recently awarded a UAB Presidential Transfer Scholarship. Zavala, a Cleveland High graduate, was one of two Wallace State students to receive the scholarship, which covers tuition and academic-related fees for four semesters at UAB, beginning in the fall. “I’m so thankful and blessed to receive this…

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Wallace State’s Alpha Chi Tau Chapter earns REACH status, Distinguished Honors in Action Project Award

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State math instructors Dr. Stacey Sivley and Brandon Smith were recently recognized for earning REACH status for the Alpha Chi Tau Chapter of their Phi Theta Kappa math honor society. The REACH program was established in 2016 to recognize and reward Phi Theta Kappa chapters excelling in membership development. Specific chapters…

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Wallace State Theatre putting modern spin on “Our Town”

in Fine and Performing Arts, Headlines, Student Activities

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College’s Theatre Department is preparing for its production of “Our Town,” scheduled for March 9-12 at the Betty Leeth Haynes Theatre on the Hanceville campus. Lauren Salerno, head of the WSCC Theatre Department, says their production is a modern approach to the “circle of life” tale from Thornton Wilder…

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Wallace State’s Quiz Bowl team finishes 9th at NAQT Community College Championship

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State’s Quiz Bowl team finished ninth nationally at the 2017 National Academic Quiz Tournaments’ Community College Championship last weekend. The event was held at the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn. Wallace State’s team, made up of freshmen Zakk Waddell, Ross Wallace, Derik Arendall, Paul Knetter and Caleb Still, racked up…

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Friendly game of basketball kicks off Spring 2017 Learning Communities at Wallace State

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — A friendly game of basketball kicked off the Spring 2017 Learning Communities events at Wallace State Community College. The student team was victorious over the faculty/student squad by a score of 44 to 57, avenging a loss in a similar game in 2016. Lauren Salerno, Wallace State’s theatre instructor and a liaison…

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Brooke Edwards named 2017 Wallace State Homecoming Queen

in Academic, Community, FastTrack, Headlines, Student Activities

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Brooke Edwards is Wallace State Community College’s 2017 Homecoming Queen. She was crowned during halftime of the men’s basketball game Sunday afternoon vs. Southern Union. Edwards, a business major, has been active on campus since enrolling in Wallace State’s Fast Track Academy. As a Fast Track Academy student, Edwards will graduate from…

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Jan. 27 Preview Day spotlights Wallace State’s Fine and Performing Arts programs, scholarship opportunities

in Admissions, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Fine and Performing Arts, Headlines, Student Activities

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — This Friday morning, anyone with an interest in learning more about the Wallace State Fine and Performing Arts programs or who would like to see and hear what the students are currently working on for the year may do so at the annual Preview Day. Preview Day will be held from 9…

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Wallace State’s Quiz Bowl team has won three straight tournaments this semester

in Academic, Community, Health, Student Activities

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s Quiz Bowl team recently accomplished a feat sponsor Christine O’Leary hasn’t witnessed in 20+ years as the coach. Wallace State’s team, made up of four freshman, won all three tournaments its competed in this fall, including the 2016 Desoto Disquietude tournament at Central Alabama Community College on Dec. 2. “I…

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