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Northwest DeSoto Center culinary students provide desserts for legislative luncheon

Pictured: Northwest Mississippi Community College was represented well at the Mississippi Association of Community & Junior Colleges (MACJC) Legislative Appreciation Luncheon on Jan. 26 in Jackson. Students from Northwest DeSoto Center’s Hotel and Restaurant Management Technology (HRT) program provided desserts

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Northwest Agricultural Technology program wins platinum award

Recently, Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Agricultural Technology/John Deere Tech program was evaluated as a part of John Deere’s “College of Tomorrow” (COT) assessment. Northwest received a platinum award, which is the highest rating a program can receive. Agricultural Technology Instructor

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Northwest EMT program implements new simulation testing

The Emergency Medical Technology program at Northwest Mississippi Community College recently implemented a new testing and training component into their program that will help their students better prepare for their challenging careers. The program now has a high definition simulation

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Johnston earns master/advanced technical instructor status

David Campbell, district dean of career, technical and workforce education at Northwest Mississippi Community College, right, congratulates Perk Johnston, agricultural technology instructor, left, on earning the status of master and advanced technical instructor from John Deere University. (Photo by LaJuan

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Northwest DeSoto DECA students shine at state competition

Collegiate DECA students from Northwest Mississippi Community College’s DeSoto Center participated in the DECA Fall Leadership and Innovate Mississippi October 25-27 in Raymond, Miss. Enrollment in Northwest DECA is limited to Business and Marketing Management Technology or Hotel and Restaurant

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Welding program creates artwork

Pictured: Winners of the “Creating Art” contest in the Northwest Mississippi Community College Welding program are front row left to right, Matthew Sanders of Oxford, DeAiraney Hunt and Sha-Meek Thomas, both of Sardis, Sean Copeland and Mario Hernandez, both of

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Mask named October Rotary Student of the Month

Savannah Mask, center, a sophomore from Coldwater studying early childhood education technology, was named the Senatobia Rotary Club’s October Student of the Month for Northwest Mississippi Community College. Congratulating Mask (left to right) are Robin Douglas, assistant dean of career,

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Northwest EMT/Paramedic program re-certified for accreditation

Recently, the Emergency Medical Technology/Paramedic program at Northwest Mississippi Community College was recertified for accreditation. Northwest is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) and the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency

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Barksdale named new director of Northwest ABE/GED program

Vickie Barksdale of Senatobia has been named director of the Northwest Mississippi Community College Adult Basic Education (ABE)/GED program. Barksdale, who has been at Northwest since 2007, took over the position on July 1, following the retirement of longtime director

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Northwest ABE instructor earns doctorate in community college leadership

Northwest Mississippi Community College Adult Basic Education (ABE)/GED instructor Suzanne Strehle has completed her doctorate in Community College Leadership at Mississippi State University. Strehle came to Northwest last fall as an instructor in the ABE/GED program. She and her husband

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