Signing letters of intent with the Machine Tool Technology were Austin Dibble, Bailey White, Baylon Lesley, Cameron Flippo, Christopher Widner, Colton Terry, Dylan Jones, Eli Jackson Denney, Jeremiah Childs, John Davidson, Joshua Pope, Matthew Campbell, Nick Tindall, Noah Brown, Olon Morris, Robert Winslett and Sturgis Hunter. They are pictured with instructors Gary McMinn, Jonathan Minyard and Steve Smith.

Wallace State’s Applied Technologies Division hosts 2nd annual Signing Day

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Kirby Posey has plans one day to own a therapy farm for individuals with special needs. Posey, a Danville High student, will begin her journey toward that goal at Wallace State after attending the 2nd annual Wallace State Applied Technologies Letter of Intent Signing Day this week. Posey signed her pledge to…

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Wallace State welding instructor Jim Thompson to judge 2017 US Invitational Weld Trials next week

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State welding instructor Jim Thompson has been selected to judge the 2017 US Invitational Weld Trials in Decatur next week. The six-day event is at the Robotics Technology Park in Decatur. Thompson, who is approaching 22 years as a full-time instructor at Wallace State, also serves on the American Welding Society…

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Wallace State and Auburn University Explore Aviation Partnership

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HANCEVILLE, Ala.–Officials from Wallace State Community College and Auburn University met in Hanceville recently to discuss potential partnerships related to aviation. “We are here today to look for ways to partner,” said Dr. Bill Hutto, Director of the Auburn Airport and Aviation Center. “One of the missions of the Aviation Center is outreach, including providing…

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As SkillsUSA Week is recognized, Wallace State is honored to succeed annually in the organization

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Last May, Wallace State Community College had a record 15 students finish in first place in their respective SkillsUSA competitions, and the Crime Scene Investigation team went on to earn second place in the nation. Wallace State has multiple students participate in SkillsUSA competitions each year and is honored to be associated…

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Wallace State’s Applied Technologies Division hosting second annual Signing Day on Feb. 16

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College’s Applied Technologies Division is hosting its second annual Career Technical Letter of Intent Signing Day on Thursday, Feb. 16, at the James C. Bailey Center 12th floor. Modeled on an athletics signing, the Technical Division Signing Day allows incoming students in the summer or fall to officially secure…

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Wallace State’s Winston County Works program certifying students in CDL and welding classes

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DOUBLE SPRINGS, ALA. –  Roger Travis and Danny Crump each heard from friends and previous completers about the Wallace State CDL (commercial driver’s license) classes being held in Double Springs through the Winston County Works project and wanted to be next in line. “I’ve worked in landscaping for almost 30 years and my body can’t…

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Wallace State students earn place on President’s and Dean’s Lists

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HANCEVILLE, AL — Wallace State Community College congratulates the 839 students named to the President’s List and Dean’s List for the Fall 2016 Semester. To earn a spot on the Wallace State President’s List, students must maintain a perfect 4.0 GPA for the semester while taking a course load of 12 or more hours. Placement on the…

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Wallace State-Oneonta conducting first welding classes during spring semester

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ONEONTA, ALA. – Wallace State-Oneonta has its first welding classes underway. The 10-booth welding station at Oneonta features state-of-the-art Lincoln Electric equipment. Like in Hanceville, welding students spend part of the day in the classroom and the other half working in the welding lab. “The welding classes are going great so far. The students enrolled…

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