WSCC Relay For Life team raises more than $4,000 for American Cancer Society

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — The Wallace State Community College Relay For Life team raised more than $4,000 for the American Cancer Society during the annual Relay For Life of Cullman County Campaign. More than 20 students, faculty and staff joined the team, with many more supporting their efforts to raise funds that will go toward research,…

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Wallace State holding commencement exercises May 12

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  Kenya Relief Founder Steve James to be honored with Distinguished Alumni Award   HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College and President Vicki Karolewics will host Commencement Exercises on Friday, May 12, 2017, at Tom Drake Coliseum, starting at 6 p.m.  More than 500 students are expected to participate in the ceremony, with nearly…

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Walker recognized at CMA Music Teachers of Excellence ceremony

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Dr. Jim Walker, the first director of music programs at Wallace State Community College was honored recently by the Country Music Association (CMA) Foundation at its CMA Music Teachers of Excellence ceremony, hosted by Little Big Town. Jimi Westbrook, an alumnus of Wallace State, is a member of the award-winning music group…

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WSCC Diagnostic Imaging students perform well at state convention

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Students in Wallace State Community College’s Diagnostic Imaging program represented the college well when they attended the 70th annual meeting of the Alabama Society of Radiologic Technologists (ALSRT) in Tuscaloosa. The group returned with two second-place finishes in the quiz bowl and scientific exhibit competitions. Two Wallace State students were also chosen…

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Wallace State’s Rotaract Club gaining popularity as organization serves campus and community

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. –  One of the newest organizations on Wallace State’s campus has evolved into one of the most active. Wallace State’s Rotaract Club recently capped a busy spring semester by supporting Spirit Night at the Cullman Chick-fil-A by honoring and raising money for the Saving Forgotten Warriors of Cullman County. “The Rotaract Club is…

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Wallace State Fine and Performing Arts presenting Broadway Night tonight and Saturday

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. — Wallace State Community College’s Fine and Performing Arts program will present Broadway Night on two separate occasions. The first is a 7 p.m. concert tonight, Thursday, May 4, at the Burrow Center Recital Hall. Admission is $10. Students in the college’s theatre and dance programs choose the works they will present for…

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Wallace State sophomore Ryder Jones named recipient of the University of Alabama Presidential Scholarship

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Ryder Jones is Wallace State’s recipient of the University of Alabama Presidential Scholarship. Jones, 20, is a West Point High graduate who plans to major in civil engineering at Alabama and eventually apply for medical school. “I was very surprised when I learned I received the scholarship. I had my mind made…

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Robertson’s walk-off home run sends Wallace State softball to 3rd straight ACCC/Region 22 championship and 11th overall

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ALABASTER, ALA. – Tanner Robertson’s first home run of the season propelled Wallace State’s softball program to another Alabama Community College Conference/Region 22 championship on Monday. Robertson’s leadoff solo jack in the eighth inning sent Wallace State to an 8-7 come-from-behind victory over Snead State in the championship game, capturing a third consecutive ACCC tournament…

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Wallace State softball cruises in ACCC/Region 22 tournament opener, winning 11-0

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HANCEVILLE, ALA. – Wallace State’s softball team is off to a convincing start at the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC)/Region 22 tournament. The second-seeded Lions exploded for 11 runs over the opening two innings Friday and cruised to an 11-0 victory over Southern Union at Veterans Park in Alabaster. “We wanted to get off to…

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