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No. 11 Wallace State softball loses extra-inning heart-breaker in NJCAA Division I National Tournament opener

in Athletics, Headlines, Softball

ST. GEORGE, UTAH – Wallace State’s softball team lost a heart-breaker in their National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I National Championship opener late Wednesday night at the Canyons Complex, falling to Tyler Junior College, 6-5, in extra innings. The 11th-seeded and scrappy Lions overcame early nerves and a 5-0 deficit to force extra…

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Wallace State baseball finishes ACCC Tournament runner-up; golf, tennis and softball all competing at nationals

in Athletics, Baseball, Community, Golf, Headlines, Men's Golf, Men's Tennis, Softball, Women's Golf

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State baseball’s impressive season ended as the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/22 Region runner-up this week in Ozark. The 13th-ranked Lions made a valiant march to the championship game before losing to third-ranked Chattahoochee Valley, 10-5. Wallace State closes the season with a 48-10 record, registering one of the program’s best…

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Recent graduate Morelia Tinajero named 2017-2018 Wallace State SSS Student of the Year

in Academic, Alumni, Community, Graduation, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State graduate Morelia Tinajero has been named the 2017-2018 Student Support Services (SSS) Student of the Year. Last Friday night, she also became the first person in her family to graduate from college. Tinajero, 21, has five siblings, ranging from 20 years old to an infant. “I’m honored to be named…

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Wallace State Respiratory Therapy program graduates 32 from program

in Alumni, Graduation, Headlines, Respiratory Therapy

HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College’s Respiratory Therapy program recognized 32 students Thursday, May 3, during its pinning ceremony at the James C. Bailey Center. Awards were presented to several students, including Hannah Crumbley and Cameron Nichols, who tied for the Outstanding Performance in Academics award, and James Sahm, who received the Outstanding Clinical…

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‘Inspiring’ students graduate from Wallace State’s Fast Track Academy/Fast Track for Industry programs

in Academic, Community, Dual Enrollment, FastTrack, Graduation, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College’s Fast Track Academy and Fast Track for Industry students were recognized recently during a special graduation ceremony honoring 23 Fast Track Academy graduates and 26 Fast Track for Industry graduates. Both programs allow high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to simultaneously earn their high school and college…

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From the Cullman Times: Digging In – Wallace State is launching an innovative new program to help first-timers get started with their own small farms

in Headlines, Small Farmer Training, Technical

  By Benjamin Bullard The Cullman Times HANCEVILLE — When the first students show up to get their hands dirty in its hands-on outdoor classroom next spring, Wallace State Community College’s new Small Farmer Training Program will be ready for them. With a full year’s worth of student-free tweaking and preparation under its belt, the…

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From The Cullman Times: ‘Encouraging you forward’

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Overcoming hardships, Garlan Gudger Sr. led through hard work, quiet wisdom Reprinted with permission by The Cullman Times By David Palmer The Cullman Times Garlan Gudger Sr. influenced thousands of students enrolling in Wallace State Community College, encouraging them to succeed and move forward into careers and rewarding lives. At the age of 75, Gudger Sr. died…

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Ribbon-cutting Held for New Entrance to Wallace State Campus

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State Community College celebrated the completion of its north entrance on Thursday with a ribbon-cutting and flag raising.  The U.S. Flag, flag of the State of Alabama and a new Wallace State flag greet visitors approaching campus from the north.  The new entrance marks the northern gateway to the college and is…

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Wallace State baseball’s Smiths Station trio searching for second ring in four years

in Athletics, Baseball, Community, Headlines

HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s 10th-ranked baseball team enjoyed one of its best regular seasons in program history, compiling a 44-8 record and winning the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) North Division championship. The Lions are now four wins shy from winning the program’s eighth ACCC tournament championship and first since 2006. After earning a…

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