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President honors Lamplighter instructors at Oct. Board of Trustees meeting

Northwest Mississippi Community College President Dr. Gary Lee Spears, left, congratulated DeSoto Center instructors Tamara Pittman, center, and Robert Shaheen, right, at the October 9 Northwest Board of Trustees meeting. Pittman and Shaheen were chosen to represent the college at the

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First Northwest online Continuing Education class a success

This fall, the division of Continuing Education at Northwest Mississippi Community College offered its first online course. The class called “Motivating Students in the Classroom,” was taught by Phyllis Johnson, dean of eLearning at Northwest. The course was designed to

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Senatobia Lions Club sponsors Northwest student club

     The Senatobia Lions Club is serving as a parent club to a new student organization at Northwest Mississippi Community College called Northwest Rangers Club Branch. According to Dolores Wooten, club sponsor, an “interest” meeting was held in September and

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Former practical nursing instructor honored with scholarship

 The Jayne E. River Scholarship Endowment was honored at the scholarship reception at Northwest Mississippi Community College on Sept. 30 in Senatobia. The scholarship was established by her husband Keith and children, Heather River McLellan and Steffi River. Before her

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Bayless Scholarship honored at Sept. 29 Foundation ceremony

At the Sept. 29 ceremony at Northwest Mississippi Community College the memory of Ethan Eric Bayless, who was killed in 2005 in a car accident involving a driver under the influence of alcohol, was honored. A plaque of appreciation was

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Scott Potts Endowment established at Northwest

The Scott Potts Scholarship Endowment has been established at Northwest Mississippi Community College through proceeds from the 2014 Bull-O-Rama, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of development. The event was coordinated by Dolores Wooten, director of Alumni Affairs and the

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Upcoming Reading Roundtable set for Oct. 28

The October meeting of Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Reading Roundtable, made possible with funds from Sycamore Bank, will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 2 p.m., in the R.C. Pugh Library on the Senatobia campus.   This month’s book

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Donation for Dandridge endowment honored at ceremony

The family of Elsie Blanke of Pontotoc was honored at the scholarship reception at Northwest Mississippi Community College on Sept. 29 in Senatobia. The Northwest Foundation received a gift of over $51,000 from Blanke’s estate, which was added to the

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Longtime math instructor honored at scholarship ceremony

The Anita Stratton Wilborn Graham Endowment was honored at the scholarship reception at Northwest Mississippi Community College on Sept. 30 in Senatobia. The scholarship was established by instructors in the Northwest Division of Mathematics to honor Graham for 42 years

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Several DeSoto County Scholarships honored at ceremony

The Joe R. and Mary Dunn Williams Endowment was honored at the scholarship reception at Northwest Mississippi Community College on Sept. 29 in Senatobia. The scholarship was established by W. Edward Williams in memory of his brother Joe and sister-in-law

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