Category: Alumni and Foundation

State Rep. Beckett welcomed to Northwest Foundation board of directors

Gale Cushman, far left, president of the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation Board of Directors, Northwest President Dr. Gary Lee Spears, second from right and Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects, far right, welcome State Representative

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Pratt scholarship established at Northwest

At the recent stockholders meeting of First Security Bank, Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects of Northwest Mississippi Community College, announced the decision by Frank West, president and CEO of First Security, and the Board of

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Northwest alumna to be inducted into North Panola High School Hall of Fame

Northwest Mississippi Community College alumna Germany Kent will be inducted into the Hall of Fame at North Panola High School May 24 in conjunction with the NPHS commencement exercises, being held at the Batesville Civic Center. Germany Kent, former Miss

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Jo Logan Endowment established at Northwest

The Jo Ellen Logan Endowment has been established at Northwest Mississippi Community College, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects. Jo Ellen Logan taught speech and theatre at Northwest for 36 years before her retirement

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Dr. Marshall Hollis Endowment established at Northwest

The Dr. Marshall E. Hollis Endowed Scholarship has recently been established at Northwest Mississippi Community College by Dr. Hollis, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president for Development and Special Projects. The scholarship will benefit second-year pharmacy pathway students who

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Joe Johnson Endowment established at Northwest

The Joe Johnson Endowed Scholarship has been established at Northwest Mississippi Community College by Trudy Hall of Charlottesville, Virginia, and her late husband, retired Colonel Charles R. Johnson, Jr., according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special

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Foundation honors state leaders who served on board

Mississippi State Rep. Tommy Reynolds (left) and Doug Davis, chief of staff for the Office of the Mississippi Secretary of State, were recently visited in Jackson by Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects for Northwest Mississippi

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Blackwood Endowment established at Northwest

The Donald James (Jim) Blackwood Scholarship Endowment has been established at Northwest Mississippi Community College by the employees of Tallahatchie General Hospital in Charleston, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects. Blackwood is the CEO

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Northwest Foundation has record year of giving

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation celebrated a record year of giving at its recent first quarterly meeting of the Board of Directors on Feb. 21. According to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects, the Foundation

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Northwest receives tractor donation for athletic programs

Northwest Mississippi Community College recently received a donation of two new John Deere mowers from Parker Tractor and Implement Company in Tunica. The tractors are to be used to maintain the college’s football and baseball fields. Presenting the tractors to

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