Wallace State Community College

Free GED classes available in Winston County


Wallace State Adult Education Program GED Instructor Krista Givens teaches students at Meek Baptist Church in Arley two days each week.

ARLEY - The first step toward a successful future is simply getting started.
That is the message Wallace State Community College is wanting people in Winston County who, for whatever reason, were not able to get their high school diploma to know as they offer completely free GED classes in Arley and Double Springs.  Classes for persons 18 and older are held in Arley at Meek Baptist Church on County Road 77 (Helicon Road) Tuesdays and Thursdays and at The Rock Family Worship Center on Highway 278 just east of Double Springs every Wednesday night.

Cleghorn named Wallace State’s Student of the Year


Wallace State President Dr. Vicki Karolewics, left, with Student of the Year Rayce Cleghorn and Teacher of the Year, Nursing instructor Heather Ashley. Both were recognized during the Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce’s State of Education luncheon. (Courtesy photo)
ADDISON - Rayce Cleghorn, of Addison, has been named Wallace State Community College’s Student of the Year.

Local students inducted into PTK

HANCEVILLE - Three local students were recently inducted into Wallace State Community College’s Alpha Chi Tau chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society.
Amber Burden, of Crane Hill; Amy Gigis, of Double Springs and Nicholas Perez, of Arley, were all invited to join the honor society, which requires a grade point average of 3.5 or better.

 

Mercedes wants to drive students toward automotive tech careers


Sophomore automotive technologies students at Winston Career Academy stand with Winston County Schools Superintendent Greg Pendley (right, front) and Mercedes-Benz representative Steve Colburn (right, back) in front of the newly donated Mercedes SUV.

DOUBLE SPRINGS - Winston Career Academy recently received a luxury SUV from Mercedes-Benz to be used as a learning tool for automotive students.

Public meeting regarding upcoming redistricting Sept. 15 in Hanceville

WINSTON COUNTY - The Alabama Legislature is constitutionally required to draw new congressional and state legislative distrct boundaries the year after a census is taken, and public hearings are being held across the state so residents can make their voices heard on how these lines should be drawn.