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Scott Potts Memorial Bull-O-Rama to be held Sept. 13

The Scott Potts Memorial Bull-O-Rama will be held on Saturday, Sept. 13 at the Northwest Mississippi Community College Farm Arena.   This year’s event, sponsored by Sycamore Bank and presented by Landers, will be in memory of Scott Potts, a

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Tunica Supervisor named Northwest Alumnus of the Year

James E. Dunn, president of the Tunica County Board of Supervisors has been named Northwest Mississippi Community College’s 2015 Alumnus of the Year. Dunn will be honored on September 20 during homecoming ceremonies on the Senatobia campus. Dunn grew up

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Donation made to Tommy Brown Endowed Scholarship at Northwest

Pictured:Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears (center) receives a $9,000 donation on behalf of the Northwest Foundation from brothers Hugh, left and Tatum Brown, right, of Oxford. The check represents proceeds from the Second Annual Tommy Brown

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40 Bull riders needed for Scott Potts Memorial Bull-O-Rama

                                                    The Scott Potts Memorial Bull-O-Rama will be held on Saturday, Sept. 13 at the Northwest Mississippi Community College Farm Arena.  The first 40 paid riders will fill the available slots.  Any rider under 21 will have to present a

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Donation for Taste of DeSoto Endowed Scholarship recently received

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation recently received a donation from the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi on behalf of “Taste of DeSoto” for their contribution to the Taste of DeSoto Endowed Scholarship, which will be awarded to DeSoto County

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Holli Pond Day scholarship endowed at Northwest

More than 1,000 people attended the memorial services of Holli Pond Day in October 2013, a testament to the lives that this extraordinary young woman touched in her brief life.  Day was 23 years old when she died, and the

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Winners of 2014 Foundation Golf Tournament announced

Winners have been determined for the Northwest Mississippi Community College annual Foundation Golf Tournament, announced Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects. The four-man scramble, held May 1 at Back Acres Country Club in Senatobia, featured 19

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Northwest president congratulates Taylor Medalist alumnus

  Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, left, congratulates Northwest alumnus Logan Dodson of Senatobia on graduating with honors from The University of Mississippi. Dodson received his bachelor’s in secondary education, with a concentration in mathematics. He was

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Joe R. and Mary Dunn Williams Endowment established at Northwest

The eight children of Eddie and Maggie Doddridge Williams began their lives on a 1600-acre farm, located on College Road in DeSoto County.  One of those children, Joe R. Williams and his wife, Mary Dunn Williams, are being memorialized with

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Northwest employees and retirees honored by Foundation

  Right: Northwest Mississippi Community College faculty and staff were honored for five years of service by the Northwest Foundation recently during the Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony at the David M. Haraway Center on the Senatobia campus. Pictured are

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