Author: LaJuan Tallo

State Rep. Beckett welcomed to Northwest Foundation board of directors

Gale Cushman, far left, president of the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation Board of Directors, Northwest President Dr. Gary Lee Spears, second from right and Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects, far right, welcome State Representative

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Batesville couple graduates from Northwest on same day

Husband and wife Arthur L. Benson and Treva L. Benson of Batesville both graduated from Northwest Mississippi Community College on May 12. While at Northwest, Arthur studied accountancy and earned an Associate of Arts degree and Treva studied Early Childhood

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Pratt scholarship established at Northwest

At the recent stockholders meeting of First Security Bank, Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects of Northwest Mississippi Community College, announced the decision by Frank West, president and CEO of First Security, and the Board of

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Northwest Communications staff wins top honors at annual conference

Members of Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Office of Communications brought home 10 awards, including the top award in Print Media at the College Public Relations Association of Mississippi (CPRAM) annual conference May 21 -23 in Ocean Springs. The conference featured

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Marine son surprises mother at graduation

Northwest Mississippi Community College student Lisa Buford of Oxford, left, was surprised by her son PFC Brion Schmitz, of the U.S. Marine Corps during the recessional of the college’s 101st Commencement Exercises on May 12. Burford was not aware that

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Northwest alumna to be inducted into North Panola High School Hall of Fame

Northwest Mississippi Community College alumna Germany Kent will be inducted into the Hall of Fame at North Panola High School May 24 in conjunction with the NPHS commencement exercises, being held at the Batesville Civic Center. Germany Kent, former Miss

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Northwest instructors receive Bateman scholarship

Pictured: Dr. Marilyn Bateman, retired academic dean of Northwest Mississippi Community College, center, congratulates two faculty members who have been awarded scholarships from The Dr. Marilyn Bateman Endowment to further their studies beyond the current degrees they hold. Northwest instructors Doug Johnson,

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Ho Ching receives Senatobia Rotary Scholarship

Northwest Mississippi Community College freshman Abby Thompson Ho Ching of Senatobia, center, received the Senatobia Rotary Club Scholarship. Thompson has completed her freshman year at Northwest and is studying nursing. Congratulating Thompson is Sybil Canon, Northwest associate vice president of

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Northwest Nursing students honored at graduate luncheon

Right, These Northwest Mississippi Community College Nursing students were recently inducted into Northwest’s Gamma Zeta chapter of Alpha Delta Nu, a national nursing honor society. Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA in nursing classes and overall. Pictured front row (l-r)

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Northwest CTWE Advisory Breakfast draws over 100 business and industry leaders

Over 100 North Mississippi business and industry leaders attended the Northwest Mississippi Community College Career, Technical and Workforce Education (CTWE)/District Workforce Development Council annual Advisory Committee Meeting on April 11 at the David M. Haraway Center on the Senatobia campus.

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