Category: Alumni and Foundation

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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Bourne family recognized by Northwest Foundation   

 In appreciation for the support given to the students of Northwest Mississippi Community College, Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects presented a plaque of appreciation to Dr. Robert I. Bourne, Jr.   Bourne and his late

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Northwest’s Secret Santa   

For the last four years, an anonymous donor has given the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation a gift of $1,000 in hopes of making students’ Christmas better. “He just gives us the money and tells us to find some students

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Brown Golf Classic benefits Northwest Foundation

Dr. Gary Lee Spears (center), president of Northwest, recently visited with Tatum Brown (right) and Hugh Brown, both of Oxford, to thank them for their support of the Northwest Foundation through the Brown Golf Classic, held each year at The

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Dottorey, Dhority endowments recognized at recent ceremony

 At a recent ceremony honoring those who have established endowed scholarships at Northwest Mississippi Community College, a plaque of appreciation was presented by Northwest President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears (far left) to the family and colleagues of Mike Dottorey, recruiter

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Hickey, Teasler and Fancher Endowment donors and recipients recognized at recent ceremony

Right, Members of the William O. Hickey family were on hand at the annual Scholarship Recognition Ceremony, held on the Senatobia campus of Northwest Mississippi Community College to celebrate the recipients of The William O. Hickey Endowment, established in his

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Oxford Center, Graeber Foundation recipients recognized at recent ceremony

Right, Students from Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Lafayette-Yalobusha Technical Center in Oxford recently attended the annual Scholarship Recognition Ceremony held on the Senatobia campus to be recognized and greeted by those who have helped to fund their scholarships.  Keith River

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