Author Archives: LaJuan Tallo

Reading Roundtable receives donation from Sycamore Bank

Pictured: Members of Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Reading Roundtable were on hand to thank Sycamore Bank for their annual donation for the program. Seated (l-r) are Martha Wright of Senatobia, Charlotte Blair of Arkabutla, Rosa Pollock of Strayhorn and Courtney Hicks, instructional librarian. Standing are Pam Hawks, director of Training and Deposit Operations, Sycamore Bank and […]

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Wright, Correro slated for 2017-2018 MCCLA

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears (left) congratulates Dr. Melissa Wright, director of Learning Resources (center) and Julie Correro, division director of Education (right) at the July Board of Trustees meeting.  The two have been nominated by college administration to attend the 2017-2018 Mississippi Community College Leadership Academy (MCCLA). The MCCLA is […]

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Summer 17 Kids Kollege winds down with tennis, cooking and music classes

Left, Students in Students in Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Kids Kollege Tennis Camp are learning the fundamentals of the game including rules and etiquette, grip, forehand backhand and serves. Participants are first row (l-r) Bodie Meredith of Coldwater, Chris Moore, Hayden Brown, Lilly Atwood, Lex Davidson and Piper Brown, all of Senatobia and Mika Meredith […]

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Kids Kollege Robotics class learn programming and design techniques

Students in Robotics at Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Kids Kollege are learning basic programming for robots and designing and building robots to solve problems. Participants and leaders in the class are first row (l-r) Matthew Crawford of Looxahoma, Riley Turner of Senatobia, Pate Carter of Hernando, Thomas Hall of Senatobia, Tucker Waddle of Hernando, Carter […]

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Spots available at Sept. 14 Northwest 2+2 Golf Tournament

Spots are available for the annual BancorpSouth and Northcentral Electric Power Association 2+2 Scholarship Golf Tournament, which benefits students at Northwest Mississippi Community College and The University of Mississippi at the DeSoto Center. The tournament will be held on Thursday, Sept. 14 at the Cherokee Valley Golf Club in Olive Branch. The money raised from […]

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Northwest alumnus pursues his passions in writing and music

World-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma once said, “Passion is one great force that unleashes creativity, because if you’re passionate about something, then you’re more willing to take risks.” Following his passions is one of the things that defines Michael Lacey, Northwest Mississippi Community College alumnus and DeSoto Center tutor. In addition to helping his students succeed, […]

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Northwest Nursing Division implements new admission requirements

Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Division of Nursing has announced new requirements for application to the college’s Associate Degree Program in Nursing. According to Nursing Division Director Dr. Denise Bynum, the new changes will go into effect for the class beginning in January 2018. “This is not going to apply to people who have been accepted […]

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Kids Kollege continues with new “Light your spark” class

Students in “Light Your Spark” at Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Kids Kollege are engaging in active and hands-on projects to find out what they are passionate about. Participants are first row (l-r) Christopher Moore of Horn Lake and Garrett Taylor of Coldwater and second row (l-r) Destinee Lopez of Senatobia, Joseph Thompson of Coldwater, Hannah […]

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Northwest student overcomes struggles to pursue degree  

Danielle Henry’s journey has always been a difficult one. But the recent Northwest Mississippi Community College graduate is not one to let obstacles and struggles dictate her life. Henry, who has Asperger Syndrome, recently graduated from Northwest with special honors. Henry, who lives in Walls, studied accountancy at Northwest. On May 12, she received her […]

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