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NW-SCC Press Releases

FEBRUARY 2016

2015 Welding Competition

Local Career Tech Students Participate in the ninth annual NW-SCC welding competition.


February 8, 2016 -- NW-SCC to host high school students in Career Tech Skills Challenge, Feb. 19th

Muscle Shoals, AL – Local high schools students will demonstrate their skills in the 10th annual welding competition and the fourth annual cosmetology skills competition Friday, February 19th, at Northwest-Shoals Community College’s (NW-SCC) Shoals campus.

The Secondary technical/vocational schools have been invited to compete in cosmetology skills and welding skills competitions. The welding competition will feature four contests: 7018 (stick welding), 6010 (stick welding), Flux-Core (wire welding), and Torch. Each school will be divided between Dual Enrollment/Dual Credit, Non Dual Enrollment/Dual Credit, and Agriculture department students. The judges will of business and industry partners. The cosmetology skills competition will feature four contests: Cosmetology, Men’s Hair Design, Esthetics and Nail Care.

The Salon and Spa and Welding programs at NW-SCC are designed to develop the skills necessary to enter and maintain a job in their respective fields. They are equipped with industry standard equipment and facilities to provide training for new students or professionals who need to enhance their skills.

Participating schools include:

Allen Thornton Career Technical Center Lawrence County, AL
Belgreen Lawrence County, TN
Central Limestone
Cherokee Meek
Colbert County Moulton
Colbert Heights Muscle Shoals Career Academy
Florence City Russellville
Franklin County Career Technical Center Winston County
Haleyville  



February 2, 2016 --NW-SCC will Close TODAY, February 2nd at 1:30 p.m.

Muscle Shoals, AL -- Due to the forecast of inclement weather, Northwest-Shoals Community College will close today, Tuesday, February 2nd at 1:30 p.m.




JANUARY 2016



January 11, 2016 -- Get Ready to Work at NW-SCC

Muscle Shoals, Al -- Northwest-Shoals Community College's (NW-SCC) Ready to Work (RTW) Program will begin a new student session Tuesday, January 19th, for individuals at least 16 years of age who are seeking a new or more fulfilling career.

New student sessions for the Ready to Work program are FREE to the community. Sessions will be held on the Shoals campus in building 127. Participants may attend either the morning session at 10:00 a.m. or the evening session at 6:00 p.m.

The RTW Program is operated by the Alabama Community College System's Division of Workforce Development in cooperation with the Alabama Industrial Development Training (AIDT). Upon successful completion, trainees earn the following certifications: 1) Alabama Certified Worker (ACW) and 2) National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC), also commonly referred to as WorkKeys.

According to NW-SCC Ready to Work Coordinator, Tara Branscome, the RTW Program has enrolled over 1100 students since 2008. "The Ready to Work program at Northwest-Shoals has been consistently one of the top programs in the state," said Branscome.

For more information on how to enroll in the RTW program contact Tara Branscome, RTW Program Coordinator, at 256-331-5248 or email at tbranscome@nwscc.edu.




January 6, 2016 -- Northwest-Shoals Fall Semester 2015 President's List and Dean's List Honorees

Muscle Shoals & Phil Campbell, AL -- Northwest-Shoals Community College has announced its President's and Dean's Lists for the Fall Semester 2015.

Requirements for the President's List are a semester grade point average of 4.0 and completion of a minimum semester course load of 12 semester credit hours of college-level work.

Earning President's List honors were:

Bear Creek, AL Nicholas B. Atkins, Tiffany D. Schleter
Cherokee, AL Antonio M. Greenhill, Dallion Q. Long, Morgan E. Sennett
Collinwood, TN Carla A. Robbins
Cypress Inn, TN Robert C. Howe
Double Springs, AL Rhett C. Miller, David E. Weaver
Florence, AL Anna N. Adams, McKinley C. Bange, Rena M. Busby, Troy E. Caraway, Christina L. Clark, Johnnie W. Dozier, Lakeisha M. Gholston, Robert W. Huitt, Willie C. Jackson, Chase S. Keys, Joseph R. Luna, Steven S. Moody, Joshua W. Nunn, Casey L. Patton, Trevor G. Rhodes, Austin B. Richardson, Wesley F. Richardson, Harry C. Rumble, Marcus J. Smith, John M. Thornton, Roger J. Threet, Randy E. Vann, Brittney L. Vernon, Geoffrey C. Vick, Colby S. Wesson, Rose A. Wilkerson, Mallory E. Wood
Haleyville, AL Kaylen L. Bishop, Heather N. Comeens, Larry J. Pickens, Emma R. Rains
Hodges, AL Ashley N. Lovett
Killen, AL Baylee N. Bevis, Tasha K. Butler, Rachel D. Gray, Christopher A. Lee, Hannah G. Perry, Hannah D. Richardson, John C. Smitherman, Logan Walker
Leighton, AL Colton L. Mask, Roderick B. Priest
Lexington, AL Brady D. Murks, Cindy S. Palmer, Bryan A. Smith
Lutts, TN Meagan L. Wilkerson
Lynn, AL Kaitlyn B. Jordan
Moulton, AL Gina T. Barbin, Adam H. Lentz, Lyndsey B. Lunn, Jeffrey Terry
Muscle Shoals, AL Sarah J. Cosby, Claudia L. Counce, Roderick E. Dewberry, LaCanas C. Fitzgerald, Shelley C. Hester, Stephanie D. Jones, Chelsie E. Ledlow, Tyler A. Maner, Brody T. Montgomery, Bryan A. Olson
Phil Campbell, AL Fredy O. Ordonez, Blake D. Whitten
Red Bay, AL Dillon G. Creekmore, Megan M. Lafnear, Tyler W. Scott
Rogersville, AL Ashley E. Cox, John T. Greer, Jonathan C. Howard, Cecil T. Newton, Carly P. O’Dell
Russellville, AL Hayden Q. Bell, Jordan O. Cantrell, Tracey D. Chavez, Evan N. Cox, Hayden T. Evans, Destiny M. Garcia, Tyler D. Hargett, Emiliano C. Hernandez, Alex M. Jones, Dylan K. Mansell, Savannah N. Mills, Roberto A. Rivera, Gregory T. Taylor
Sheffield, AL Ivy D. Clark, Robert E. Lee, Mathew Mayes
St. Joseph, TN John W. Gabel
Town Creek, AL Michael L. Stewart
Trinity, AL Blake M. Boyett, Haley M. Sparkman
Tuscumbia, AL Lisa G. Allen, Jonathan L. Boston, Brian K. Davis, Brittnay N. Davis, Courtney L. Fiscus, Cynthia R. Franks, Tristen A. Haynes, Anthony B. Jefferys, Robert L. King, Timothy L. McAnally, Dana R. McCormack, Charles E. Moseley, Justin B. Moss, Chasity D. Nelson, Victoria L. Riner, Graham J. Stookey, Brandon T. Thomason, James C. Thompson, Eldon C. Vinson, Mallory K. Willingham
Vina, AL Morgan L. Humphres, Kaitlin A. White, Lacey A. Wilson
Waterloo, AL Kristopher E. Bevis, Matthew R. Bevis, Bradley D. Darby


Requirements for the Dean's List are a semester grade point average of 3.5 or above, but below a 4.0, and completion of a minimum semester course load of 12 semester credit hours of college-level work.

Earning Dean's List honors were:

Anderson, AL Alexus B. Tiggs
Bear Creek, AL Amber N. Hutcheson, William J. Walker
Cherokee, AL Anna G. Collum, Chandler J. Hice, Kasey T. Knudson, Ethan M. Montgomery, Tori M. Sockwell, Lindsey A. Wallace, Mary A. Young, Micheal L. Young
Collinwood, TN Jordan S. Holt
Cypress Inn, TN Tessa F. Woods
Double Springs, AL Cheyanne N. Dutton, Harold T. Lewis
Florence, AL Shericeia V. Abernathy, Victoria L. Baskins, Brianna J. Behel, Rebecca A. Borden, Taylor A. Borden, Philip T. Bradley, Trey A. Copeland, Matthew J. Cox, Colin A. Dennis, Jessica B. Duncan, William A. Engle, Logan L. Ford, Andrew T. Hulsey, Anthony P. Indelicato, Alexis J. Johnston, Tiffany S. Lane, Brianna N. Lowery, Jennifer D. McBrayer, Meagan I. McGee, John R. Murphy, Olivia G. Murphy, Rachel M. Perkins, Tiffany D. Powell, John T. Reathford, Erin G. Rhodes, Kristen B. Rogers, Kyle A. Sharp, Katelyn R. Shea, Cheyenne M. Suits, Walter G. Terrell, Colleen W. Thompson, Payton G. Watkins, Samantha L. Wilson, Antwan M. Wright, Jake N. Yerbey
Hackleburg, AL Amber D. Clark, Tyler S. Norton
Haleyville, AL Cynthia A. Bowen, Mary G. Camp, Emily S. Farris, Danielle N. Rader, Hannah R. Rader, Maxwell B. Sadler
Hartselle, AL Noah B. Holladay
Hodges, AL Hannah L. Baggett
Iron City, TN Samantha B. Skaggs
Killen, AL Betty K. Brooks, Abbi M. Brown, Kristopher K. Gibson, Sara E. Gist, Riley G. Holden, Blake A. Moore, Tiffany M. Moreland, Morgan L. Rhodes, Caleb M. Richardson, Dillon R. Richardson, Haley A. Robertson, Roger D. Singleton, Allison G. Stewart, Jason L. Tinnon, Jason J. Wadkins
Leighton, AL Devin D. Mastin, Fred L. Ricks
Lexington, AL Anna M. Hunt, Christina H. Martin, Hanna B. Putman, Brandi S. Stevenson
Lynn, AL Jesse B. Pendley
Moulton, AL Katelyn E. Black, Holly A. Bridges, Tyron S. White
Muscle Shoals, AL Benjamin D. Brocato, Kaleb B. Butler, Tucker W. Byrd, Keith D. Cantrell, Allison P. Cuccia, Ashton T. Givens, Adrienne L. Goins, Marc D. Gotcher, Christopher H. Graham, Madison M. Gregory, Ashely M. Griffin, Alexia B. Hensley, Brianna C. Hester, Devin L. Jackson, Raven V. Lannaman, Abigail C. Moore, Matthew L. Pearson, Jacob A. Richardson, Lana R. Tatum, Daylie A. Weeks
Phil Campbell, AL Yaneliz Fernandez, Bethany H. Litteral, Courtney J. Lucas, Kaylee N. Saarinen
Red Bay, AL Andrew M. Lindsey, Keitha L. Miller, Barry C. Reach, Christopher A. Russell
Rogersville, AL Daniel S. Barr, Troy S. McCafferty
Russellville, AL Gaspariny Andres-Pascual, Maritza P. Arizmendi, Sarah R. Aycock, Kalley G. Baker, Lexie N. Bragwell, Ashley I. Figueroa Cifuentes, Kayla Ford, Leslie Y. Garcia, Aaliyah S. Gholston, Jessica Guzman, Colton L. Hargett, Luke D. Henry, Michael C. Hodge, Brandy P. Hurley, Austin H. James, Christopher A. James, Heather A. Kernes, Andrea J. Machic, Michael W. Mitchell, Miguel A. Mojica-Osorio, Madelyn E. Price, Michael B. Rice, Megan K. Welch, Katie A. Wynn
Savannah, TN Candice M. Copeland
Sheffield, AL Jasmine L. Anderson, Lauren M. Cantrell, Robert D. McKelroy, Anna C. Woods
Spruce Pine, AL Lidia A. Castillo, Austin T. Hester
Town Creek, AL Mallory R. Armidano, Jeffrey R. Kiser, Sam M. Letson, Kaylee M. Norton
Trinity, AL Mary A. Parker
Tuscumbia, AL Jonathan C. Allen, Mary M. Davis, Joshua A. Dixon, Nathan K. Fiscus, Brody C. Fuller, Matthew T. Gatlin, Lakin B. Hatcher, Timothy C. Inman, Jeffrey W. Mitchell, Kaitlyn M. Mitchell, Morgan M. Sanderson, Mollie K. Shearin, Michele R. Thompson, Jeanna M. Wade, Hannah E. Williams
Vina, AL Zackery T. Johnson, Savannah L. Smith, Kennan S. Sparks
Waterloo, AL Jarred P. Bevis, Kaylee R. Young






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