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“Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” / Veterans Upward Bound

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

“Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over”

The “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Labor Day Mobilization will be in effect from now through September 1 throughout the state as a countermeasure to impaired driving and to help keep drivers safe on the roadways.  Law enforcement departments will be able to intensify traffic patrols with a focus on impaired driving due to Gadsden State Community College’s Community Traffic Safety


Pinning Ceremony Held for LPN Graduates

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

The Gadsden State Division of Health Sciences recently held a pinning ceremony for the Licensed Practical Nursing Program summer graduates.  They are:

Albertville:  Kathryn Moses     Alexandria:  Katherine Benning, Sabine Owen     Anniston:     Brandy Clark    Attalla:   Melanie Bates, Brittany Epperson     Centre:  Lindsey Allen, Jennifer Bowlin, Casey Garmon Hightower, Melondy Kirby      Eastaboga:  Sandra Trull     Fort Payne:  Brandy Casey     Gadsden:  Robyn Ballard, Amy Blom, Kayleigh Brown, Gary Crowe, Kara Franklin, Kimberly Noble, Amanda Snellgrove     Glencoe:  Plymouth Copeland, Brooklyn Sitz, Faith Weber     Heflin:  Jessica Holcombe      Hokes Bluff:  Amanda Haney  Jacksonville:   Alesia Cypress     Ohatchee:  Tamera Burger     Oneonta:  Amy Olberding    Oxford:  Tammy Conner, Amy Lee, Katherine Tice     Piedmont:  Megan Christopher, Julia Llompart, Angel Miller, Miranda Stewart, Kayla Studdard    Ragland:  Olivia Delgado     Southside:   Loren Chandler, Samantha Smith      Spring Garden:  Ashley Payne   

Breman, Ga:   Katie Knost


Education Briefs & PSAs

Friday, August 15th, 2014

ACT Prep, Driver’s Ed & Other Courses Offered through Continuing Ed.

The Gadsden State Continuing Education Department will offer classes this fall with high school students in mind as well as lifelong learners. By taking advantage of the ACT Prep, high school juniors and seniors will have an opportunity to prepare before the final 2014 ACT Test date of December 13 and meet the mid-December scholarship deadlines for many 4-year


Be the Next Miss Gadsden State

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014


Gadsden State female students interested in competing for the Miss Gadsden State Community College Pageant crown are encouraged to submit an application by Monday, September 22 at 4:00 p.m.  An orientation session for contestants will be held Tuesday, September 23 at 2:00 p.m. in the Wallace Hall Fine Arts Center, room 128. The Pageant is part of the Miss America Organization, the world’s largest competitive scholarship program for young women.  Participants in this preliminary must perform a 90-second talent and perform choreographed numbers during the pageant.  Contestants will also select a platform or cause for which they feel passionate about, and spend time supporting this cause. The judging categories include interview, on-stage question, talent, evening wear and lifestyle and fitness.  As Miss Gadsden State Community College 2015, the winner will fill an important role as a leader and receive a two-semester scholarship to Gadsden State.  Additional scholarship opportunities will be provided through participation at the Miss Alabama Pageant next June.

The Miss Gadsden State Pageant will be held Friday, November 7 at Wallace Hall in Gadsden.

Miss GSCC 2014 Victoria Cleveland

Miss GSCC 2014 Victoria Cleveland

Find out more information concerning the required criteria and the pageant event at or contact Dr. Judy Hill at 256-549-8329 or Students or parents may also contact Kay Smith-Foster at 256-549-8224 or