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Northwest Foundation welcomes new president, board members

Gale Cushman of Senatobia was named president of the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation Board of Directors during its quarterly meeting on Feb. 19. Cushman previously served as vice president during the tenure of past president James Dunn of Tunica.

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ThyssenKrupp to award Northwest Foundation scholarship

Dr. Gary Lee Spears, president of Northwest Mississippi Community College recently welcomed Terri Moore, human resources manager of ThyssenKrupp Elevator Manufacturing, to the Northwest Foundation office. Moore brought the news that ThyssenKrupp will be awarding a $1,000 scholarship for the

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Northwest financial aid, scholarship deadlines announced

Students applying for Financial Aid or scholarships for the 2015-2016 school year at Northwest Mississippi Community College need to be aware of a few deadlines coming up over the next several months. As of January 1, the Free Application for

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Delores Sanders Stewart Endowment established at Northwest

The Delores Sanders Stewart Endowed Scholarship has been established at Northwest Mississippi Community College in her memory by her husband, Walter, and children Suzanne Brown, Bobby Stewart and Brian Stewart; her sister-in-law, JoAnn Lott; her sister and brother-in-law, Judy and

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Northwest establishes Alice Hammersmith Endowment

Alice Hammersmith was riding her motorcycle home from work on a dark night in August 2004 when a drunk driver struck her bike and caused her to lose her left leg. Instead of letting that accident define her life, she

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Poston scholarship recognized at Northwest

 Members of the Hernando chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals were on hand to receive a plaque of appreciation from Dr. Gary Lee Spears, president of Northwest Mississippi Community College (second from right), Dot Smith (far right) and

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Lois F. Veazey scholarship established at Northwest

The Lois F. Veazey Endowed Scholarship has been established at Northwest Mississippi Community College in her memory by her husband, Charles Veazey of Oxford, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development.  The scholarship was established to recognize Lois

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Venable-Cummings Scholarship established at Northwest

The Venable-Cummings Scholarship Endowment has been established at Northwest Mississippi Community College by Mississippi State Representative Tommy Reynolds and his wife, Liz, in appreciation for the contributions made to the youth of Tallahatchie and Yalobusha counties by Martha Joe Venable

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Former practical nursing instructor honored with scholarship

 The Jayne E. River Scholarship Endowment was honored at the scholarship reception at Northwest Mississippi Community College on Sept. 30 in Senatobia. The scholarship was established by her husband Keith and children, Heather River McLellan and Steffi River. Before her

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Bayless Scholarship honored at Sept. 29 Foundation ceremony

At the Sept. 29 ceremony at Northwest Mississippi Community College the memory of Ethan Eric Bayless, who was killed in 2005 in a car accident involving a driver under the influence of alcohol, was honored. A plaque of appreciation was

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