Category Archives: Alumni and Foundation

Joan Harris Pierce Endowment established at Northwest

The Joan Harris Pierce Endowed scholarship was established at Northwest Mississippi Community College in loving tribute to her life of service and distinction by her brothers and sisters Billy Harris, Nella Wicker, Barbara Wright, Doc Harris, Zada Malouf, Lola Robison, Wayne Harris and the late Jimmy Harris, all of whom attended Northwest. Pierce was born […]

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Skipper Nursing Endowment established at Northwest

The Beverly Skipper Endowment was recently established by the Northwest Mississippi Community College Nursing Department under the leadership of Dr. Denise Bynum, director of Nursing Instruction, with funds that were raised from the annual “Shoot for the Heart” fundraiser. In 1967, Skipper graduated from W. A. Higgins High School, with a high school diploma and […]

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Kornegay Endowment recognized at Northwest

Dr. Michael Heindl (right), president of Northwest Mississippi Community College, and Sybil Canon (left), Northwest associate vice president of Development and Special Projects, presented a plaque of appreciation to J. Gary and Annette Kornegay of Batesville for establishing The J. Gary and Annette Kornegay Scholarship Endowment with the Northwest Foundation.  In presenting the plaque, Heindl […]

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Ella Wilbourn Endowment established at Northwest

The Ella Wilbourn Endowment was established by the faculty and staff of The Natural Sciences Department at Northwest Mississippi Community College under the leadership of Robin Robison, director, and The Mathematics Department, under the leadership of Wayne Ferguson, director. Wilbourn died in 2016 at the age of 45.  She was engaged to Lamar Cobb, with […]

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Edna Wright Miles Endowment established at Northwest

The Edna Mae Wright Miles Endowment was established at Northwest Mississippi Community College to honor this lady of distinction who served her Lord with gladness, who demonstrated all that is good and noble to her family, and who displayed compassion, knowledge and professionalism in her career as a nurse.  The scholarship was established by her […]

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Alexander endowment established at Northwest

The Charlotte Annice Alexander Endowment was established by her colleagues in the Department of Mathematics at Northwest Mississippi Community College as a tribute to her 39 years as a stellar educator in the field of mathematics. Alexander graduated from Senatobia High School, where she was an honor graduate and selected to the Hall of Fame. […]

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Northwest Foundation director announces retirement

Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects recently announced her retirement from Northwest Mississippi Community College, according to college officials. Under Canon’s leadership, the Northwest Foundation has accrued more than $10 million in the endowment for student scholarships and, in addition, has awarded more than $5 million in scholarships since 1996. She […]

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Cox endowment earmarked for Northwest science students

The Dr. Ray Cox Endowment has been established by his colleagues in the Natural Sciences Division at Northwest under the leadership of Robin Robison, director of the division. Cox graduated from high school in Colquitt, Georgia and earned a bachelor’s degree from Berry College and a master’s degree and a doctorate in Biochemistry from Auburn […]

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Broadway endowment now honors longtime career-tech employee

In 2003, following the death of Mary Louise Wynne Broadway, her husband Joe and her family established a scholarship at Northwest Mississippi Community College to honor her memory. When Joe Broadway died in 2016, friends and family contributed the funds to establish a scholarship honoring his memory. According to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of […]

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