Category Archives: Alumni and Foundation

Spots available at Sept. 14 Northwest 2+2 Golf Tournament

Spots are available for the annual BancorpSouth and Northcentral Electric Power Association 2+2 Scholarship Golf Tournament, which benefits students at Northwest Mississippi Community College and The University of Mississippi at the DeSoto Center. The tournament will be held on Thursday, Sept. 14 at the Cherokee Valley Golf Club in Olive Branch. The money raised from […]

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Patricia Miller Endowment established at Northwest        

The Patricia Miller Endowment was established by the Northwest Mississippi Community College Division of Natural Sciences, under the leadership of the director, Robin Robison. Family members, friends, and colleagues also contributed to the endowment. A native of Oxford, Miller’s higher education began at The University of Mississippi where she studied for three and a half […]

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Renasant Bank Endowment established at Northwest   

The Renasant Bank Endowed Scholarship has been established through gifts to the Two Plus Two Scholarship Initiative, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects. When the initiative began, Renasant Bank pledged $25,000 to the initiative, which was divided between the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation and The University of Mississippi […]

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Wooten scholarship announced at Northwest Foundation board meeting               

  At its second quarterly meeting, the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation honored Dolores Wooten, Northwest director of Alumni Affairs and Foundation Operations.  Wooten will be retiring at the end of June, and this was her last board meeting as a Northwest employee. Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects, announced that […]

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BancorpSouth makes annual contribution to Northwest Foundation

Sybil Canon, Northwest Mississippi Community College associate vice president of Development and Special Projects recently accepted the annual contribution of $4,500 to the Northwest Foundation designated for BancorpSouth Share the Future Scholarships. Ritchie Hampton, DeSoto County Market president, Walt Parker, first vice president, and David Harbison, Grenada Banking president were on hand to represent BancorpSouth. […]

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Dr. Michael Butts Endowment established at Northwest 

The Dr. Michael Butts Endowment was established by Brenda and Scotty Holmes, his Northwest colleagues, his family, and a host of friends in appreciation for his years of dedicated service to the students attending the Oxford campus of Northwest Mississippi Community College, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects. The […]

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State Rep. Beckett welcomed to Northwest Foundation board of directors

Gale Cushman, far left, president of the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation Board of Directors, Northwest President Dr. Gary Lee Spears, second from right and Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects, far right, welcome State Representative Jim Beckett (Miss. District 23) to the Foundation board of directors. (Photo by Julie Bauer, […]

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Pratt scholarship established at Northwest

At the recent stockholders meeting of First Security Bank, Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects of Northwest Mississippi Community College, announced the decision by Frank West, president and CEO of First Security, and the Board of Directors to establish a scholarship endowment honoring the memory of Larry Joe Pratt, Sr. On […]

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Northwest alumna to be inducted into North Panola High School Hall of Fame

Northwest Mississippi Community College alumna Germany Kent will be inducted into the Hall of Fame at North Panola High School May 24 in conjunction with the NPHS commencement exercises, being held at the Batesville Civic Center. Germany Kent, former Miss Teen Mississippi “Miss Congeniality”, will become the first woman to receive the honor. Kent, a […]

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