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Ranger Rocket staff takes home awards at state contest

Story by Lauren Benton, Ranger Rocket Editor The Ranger Rocket newspaper staff traveled to Jackson to attend the O.C. McDavid Journalism Conference on March 26 at the Mississippi Craft Center. There were 70 collegiate journalists who attended the event. Leonard

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Northwest students compete in SkillsUSA

Students in Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Career Technical programs traveled to Jackson March 3 and 4 to participate in the SkillsUSA Mississippi State Conference. First place winners from Northwest were Mary Adam of Senatobia, graphic design program, advertising; Victoria Morvan

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Northwest HEADWAE recipients honored at March Board of Trustees meeting

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, center, congratulated Northwest’s HEADWAE recipients, l-r, sophomore Keenan Lane Arntson of Oxford and English Instructor Renee Young O’Neill at the Northwest Board of Trustees meeting on March 19. Both recipients are

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Payne named Senatobia Rotary Club Student of the Month

Haley Payne of Courtland, second from left, a sophomore student studying mathematics, was named the Senatobia Rotary Club’s March Student of the Month for Northwest Mississippi Community College. Congratulating Payne left to right are Melissa Cannon, mathematics instructor; her mother,

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Two Northwest students advance to regional singing competition

 Music students from Northwest Mississippi Community College recently competed in the Mississippi National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) convention held at The University of Southern Mississippi. Pictured left to right are Tanisha Jenkins of Courtland, Amelia Bailey of Pope,

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Greenlee donates tools for Northwest Workforce Development Training

Representatives from Greenlee, a Textron Company, recently presented Northwest’s Workforce Development Division with two job site tool boxes and numerous hand tools in support of the Senatobia and Olive Branch campuses. Steve Lehr (right) and Bill Dixon of the Greenlee

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HEADWAE honorees presented to Northwest Board of Trustees

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears (center), congratulates Northwest’s 2015 HEADWAE honorees before the Northwest Board of Trustees honored them during their March 19 meeting. The HEADWAE student is sophomore Keenan Lane Arntson (left), and HEADWAE faculty

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Northwest Foundation Scholarship deadline is April 1

The deadline to apply for a Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation scholarship is April 1, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of development and special projects. Students receiving other forms of Financial Aid or other scholarships are still eligible

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“Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” set for March 26-29

Alexander (Chip Malone), center, sings about running away to Australia to escape his troubles in the upcoming Northwest Mississippi Community College production of “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.” Left to right, Heather Pate, Charlotte Malone,

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Upcoming Reading Roundtable set for March 31

The March meeting of Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Reading Roundtable, made possible with funds from Sycamore Bank, will be held on Tuesday, March 30 at 2 p.m., in the R.C. Pugh Library on the Senatobia campus. Amazon.com states, “28-year-old protagonist

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