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Leaving his mark: former yearbook editor reminisces about time at Northwest

The great college basketball coach John Wooden once said, “Seek opportunities to show you care. The smallest gestures often make the biggest difference.” For Northwest alumnus James Greer, a small gesture by one of his instructors made a huge difference

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Northwest alumna’s desire to help others leads to unique career

It was a desire to help people in some way that prompted Northwest Mississippi Community College alumna Lindsey Tiner to enter the field of health care. The 2009 graduate is now a medical laboratory scientist (MLS) at Methodist LeBonheur Hospital

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Former Ranger Rocket editors gather to honor instructor

Recently, the former editors of Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Ranger Rocket held a reunion to honor their instructor, Robert Edward Oakley for his birthday. Pictured left to right are Rupert Howell, Kerry Foust, Pam McPhail, Pat Young, Oakley, Carol Griffin,

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DeSoto Shrine Club makes donation to scholarship

The DeSoto Shrine Club established an endowed scholarship with the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation in 1992.  Recently, the club contributed $9,350 in order to bring the total contributed to $30,000. On hand to receive the contribution from Shrine Club

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Murphree Willis Endowment established at Northwest

The Baxter H. Murphree and Virginia Murphree Willis Endowed Scholarship was established at Northwest Mississippi Community College by Murphree’s daughters, Peggy Murphree Mark and Patricia Murphree Gleason. Murphree died in 1987. He was a native of Senatobia and attended what

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Andrews Endowment established at Northwest

The Jimmy Neal Andrews Endowment was established at Northwest Mississippi Community College by M. C. Herrington Distributor, Inc., Northcentral Electric Power Association, and a host of family, friends, and business associates to honor the memory of this beloved citizen of

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Winners of 2015 Northwest 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 7 at Back Acres Country Club in Senatobia, featured 16

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Alumni come together to celebrate DeSoto Center 40th anniversary

Former administration, faculty staff and alumni were were on hand to celebrate DeSoto Center’s 40th Anniversary at the Alumni Fish Fry on May 5.  Entertainment was provided by the Northwest Steel Band. The event was sponsored by the Northwest Foundation.

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Northwest Back Acres Foundation Golf Tournament to be held May 7

The annual Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation Golf Tournament will be held on May 7 at Back Acres Country Club in Senatobia, according to Dolores Wooten, director of alumni affairs and development operations. There are still spots available for teams

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Northwest welcomes Sycamore Bank as Ranger Rodeo Title Sponsor

Northwest Mississippi Community College is pleased to announce that Sycamore Bank is the Title Sponsor for the college’s upcoming Ranger Rodeo, which is set for April 23-25 at the Northwest arena. Dolores Wooten, rodeo chairperson, stated that Sycamore Bank stepped

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