Wallace Community College Gets Funding from Dothan

Wallace Community College has extra funding headed their way courtesy of the city of Dothan.

In Tuesday's meeting, commissioners agreed to provide the college with $50,000 each year for the next three years as part of the college's "campaign for excellence."

Wallace community college has a $4 million goal and has raised $3.6 million so far.

The campaign is all part of the college's goal to ensure quality of life, provide education and attract industry to the wiregrass.

"You know so well that a well-trained workforce is critical to this area. And we strive at the college to meet and supply businesses and industry with well-trained workers. That's our mission that's our role," said Dr. Linda Young, WCC President.

Wallace Community College has educated more than 100,000 people since its establishment and 90 percent of those people have stayed in Dothan.