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HCA students visit Millcreek of Hernando

Health Care Assistant students at Northwest Mississippi Community College made a recent visit to Millcreek, a rehabilitation treatment center in Hernando. The students visited with several Northwest Mississippi Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (MI-BEST) Health Care Assistant students who are now employed at the center. The former students talked about their careers at the […]

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Northwest job coach helping students sharpen employability skills

These days, everyone can use a little help when it comes to finding a job, creating a resume’ or preparing for an interview. At Northwest Mississippi Community College, the Career, Technical and Workforce Education Division is actively helping its students sharpen their employability skills. According to Dwayne Casey, associate dean of Workforce Development and Manufacturing […]

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President presented with 2018 yearbook

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, second from right, receives the first copy of the 2018 Northwest Rocketeerfrom Carroll Gunn Huebner, Writing Center coordinator for Online Services and yearbook adviser, far left, and (l-r) Dillon Day of Potts Camp and Amber Schroder of Sarah, Rocketeer editors. The theme of this year’s book […]

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Northwest holds IT high school competition

Pictured: DeSoto County Career Technology Center West student Nicole Mamiaro of Southaven, center, was the winner at the Information Technology (IT) Competition held at Northwest Mississippi Community College on April 27. Mamiaro received a $1,500 tuition scholarship to Northwest. The competition was sponsored by C-Spire, Complete Computers, First Security Bank, Helen of Troy and Horizon […]

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Cheerleaders for 2018-19 season named

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Cheerleading Squad for 2018-2019 has been announced by college officials. They are: front row (l-r) Gracie Shaw of Hernando; Hailey Carpenter of Senatobia; Tori Beth Jenkins, captain of Hernando; Landyn Hoover, captain of Holcomb; Alexis Redd of Senatobia and Shelby Stricklin of Madison. Second row (l-r) Cara Spry of Hernando; Brooke Keegan […]

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Hoover named Most Beautiful at Northwest Beauty Review

Northwest Mississippi Community College sophomore Landyn Malone Hoover of Holcomb was named Most Beautiful at the Northwest Beauty Review on April 24. The event was held in Howard Coliseum on the Senatobia campus. Sixteen young women competed in this year’s event, and judges selected Most Beautiful and four runners-up. Hoover is the 20-year-old daughter of J.P. […]

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Northwest students learn that “Money Matters”

Pam Hawks, training and deposit officer at Sycamore Bank, was the speaker for “Money Matters” at Northwest Mississippi Community College on April 26. Hawks spoke to students on the importance of saving money and basic financial tips. The program, which was sponsored by Northwest’s Division of Learning Resource, was a part of Money Smart Week, […]

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