Category Archives: Alumni and Foundation

Name of late Northwest Adult Education director added to son’s endowment

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation has announced that the name of William Guy Purdy will be added to The Stephen Purdy Endowed Scholarship, which was established in 2005 by Purdy and his wife Mary to honor their son Stephen’s memory. Guy Purdy died on April 7, 2018. Purdy earned an Associate of Technology Degree […]

Read More

Free vendor space available at Ranger Bluegrass Festival until July 31

The Northwest Ranger Bluegrass Festival committee is offering free vendor space until July 31 for those local craft makers and artisans who want to show their talents at the upcoming Oct. 13 festival. According to volunteer and activities coordinator Angie Stuart, the committee is looking to get “back to basics” in the arts and crafts […]

Read More

Ranger Bluegrass Committee holds community interest meeting

Len Lawhon, supervisor of grounds at Northwest Mississippi Community College discusses plans for the upcoming Ranger Bluegrass Festival during a community interest meeting on June 28. The festival, which is presented by Gateway Tire, will be held at the Northwest Farm on Saturday, Oct. 13. and will feature well-known bluegrass acts performing on the main […]

Read More

Northwest Foundation receives annual donation from Bancorp South

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears and Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects recently accepted a contribution of $6,000 from BancorpSouth to the Northwest Foundation, designated for their Share the Future annual scholarship. BancorpSouth has a 20-year history of giving to Northwest, according to Canon. Since 1998, they […]

Read More

Northwest Foundation and Academic scholarship deadlines are April 1

Northwest Foundation and Academic scholarship deadlines are April 1The 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 to apply for Foundation Scholarships and are […]

Read More

Northwest Foundation Board Celebrates Record Year

At their first quarterly meeting of 2018, the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation Board of Directors celebrated a record year of giving. Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects, announced that $1,030,000 was donated to the Northwest Foundation in 2017. Canon commended the board for their leadership and generosity in helping to […]

Read More

Mayfield honored at Northwest Foundation board meeting

Roberta Mayfield of Senatobia was recently honored for her 20 years of service to the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation Board of Directors. At the February meeting, Gale Cushman, president of the Foundation board praised Mayfield for her service. “Roberta has been at the forefront of the leadership of this Foundation. She has served as […]

Read More

Northwest Mississippi Community College
Page Reader Press Enter to Read Page Content Out Loud Press Enter to Pause or Restart Reading Page Content Out Loud Press Enter to Stop Reading Page Content Out Loud Screen Reader Support
Scroll Up