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”

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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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Brooke Edwards named 2017 Wallace State Homecoming Queen

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

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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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