Category Archives: Alumni and Foundation

Canon honored as Senatobia Rotary Club’s Teacher of the Month

Sybil Canon, English composition instructor and associate vice president of Development and Special Projects (second from right) was named the Senatobia Rotary Club’s November Teacher of the Month for Northwest Mississippi Community College. Congratulating Canon (left to right) are Rotary President Jerry Brewer, Julie Correro, division director of Education, her husband Al Canon and Dr. […]

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Humphreys receives DeSoto Civic Garden Club scholarship

Submitted from the DeSoto Civic Garden Club At the annual Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation Scholarship Ceremony held recently on the Senatobia campus, the DeSoto Civic Garden Club (DCGC) presented a tuition- based scholarship as well as an individual club member’s donation which covered expenses for books, to Jessica Humphreys, a sophomore from Byhalia studying […]

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Holmes honored as Northwest Alumna of the Year

Longtime educator and Northwest retiree, Brenda Gentry Holmes (center) was honored as Northwest Mississippi Community College Alumna of the Year on Sept. 27 during Homecoming festivities. Holmes attended Northwest from 1970-1972. She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in education and the AAA certificate in Education from Delta State University and her second master’s degree […]

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Five former Rangers inducted into Sports Hall of Fame

Northwest Mississippi Community College inducted five former athletes into the Northwest Sports Hall of Fame during Homecoming ceremonies on Sept. 27. Inducted into the 19thSports Hall of Fame class were (l-r)Vandell Grisgby, football, 1991-1992; Wilbert Beard, men’s basketball, 1970-1972; Elyse Lovelace, women’s soccer, 2006; David Moss, baseball, 1983-1984 and Willie Brown, men’s basketball, 1970-1972.  (Photo […]

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Winners of the 2+2 Scholarship Golf Tournament announced

Winners have been determined for the annual BancorpSouth/Northcentral Electric Power Association (NCEPA) 2+2 Scholarship Golf Tournament, benefitting students from Northwest Mississippi Community College and the University of Mississippi at DeSoto Center. The event was held on Thursday, Sept. 20 at Cherokee Valley Golf Course in Olive Branch. A total of 40 teams competed. Taking first place […]

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Tickets still available for Oct. 13 Ranger Bluegrass Festival

Tickets are still available for the upcoming Northwest Ranger Bluegrass Festival presented by Gateway Tire. The festival will be held at the Northwest Farm on Saturday, Oct. 13 from 9 a.m.- 9 p.m. The event is a one-day music festival featuring nationally-recognized, award-winning bluegrass bands and artists. The primary goal of this event is to […]

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Five Rangers to be inducted into Sports Hall of Fame during Homecoming festivities Sept. 27

By Brian Lentz, assistant director of Sports Information SENATOBIA – Northwest Mississippi Community College will induct five former student-athletes into its Sports Hall of Fame during Homecoming week Sept. 24–28 on the Senatobia campus. The induction ceremony will take place on Thursday, Sept. 27 at 4 p.m. at the David M. Haraway Center. An invitation-only reception and meet and greet […]

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Northwest Homecoming to be held Sept. 27

Northwest Mississippi Community College will hold its 2018 Homecoming festivities on Thursday, Sept. 27 on the Senatobia campus. Homecoming week will kick off with a pep rally on Monday, Sept. 24 at 6 p.m. at the Haraway Center and continue throughout the week with a Homecoming luncheon at the Lafayette-Yalobusha Technical Center in Oxford on […]

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Annual 2+2 Golf Tourney sponsored by BancorpSouth and Northcentral EPA set for Sept. 20

Team 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. 20 at the Cherokee Valley Golf Club in Olive Branch. Founders and directors […]

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Brenda Gentry Holmes named Northwest Alumna of the Year

Longtime Northwest employee Brenda Gentry Holmes of Oxford has been named Northwest Mississippi Community College’s 2018 Alumna of the Year. Holmes will be honored on Sept. 27 during Homecoming festivities on the Senatobia campus. Holmes grew up in Tallahatchie County, Mississippi, the daughter of Nolan and Clara Gentry. The fifth of the Gentrys’ six children, […]

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