Category Archives: Faculty/Staff

Booker named MSVCC Instructor of the Year

Northwest Mississippi Community College history instructor Trent Booker was recently named Mississippi Virtual Community College (MSVCC) Instructor of the Year. Booker was honored at the 2018 Creating Futures Through Technology Conference (CFTTC), held in Biloxi Feb. 28- March 2. Booker, who teaches both classroom and online classes, came to Northwest in 2005 and began teaching […]

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College officials participate in “Fill the Gap” event in Jackson

College officials, faculty and students from the state’s community and junior colleges took to the Capitol steps in Jackson on March 20 in support of the “Fill the Gap” campaign for state funding. Richie Lawson, Northwest Mississippi Community College vice president for Education, center, and Dr. Matthew Domas, associate vice president for Education, right, visited […]

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HEADWAE honorees recognized at board meeting

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears (right) congratulates the college’s 2018 HEADWAE recipients at the March 8 meeting of the Board of Trustees. The HEADWAE student is sophomore Gavin Brown of Olive Branch (center), who attends Northwest’s DeSoto Center, and the HEADWAE faculty member is Sarah Holt of Nesbit (left), science instructor […]

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Northwest hosts junior high school math competition

The Mississippi Council of Teachers of Mathematics Junior High Math Competition was held recently on the Senatobia campus of Northwest Mississippi Community College. On March 2, students from surrounding district schools traveled to the campus for testing. Northwest math instructors Susan Leake and Jennifer Hale coordinated the event. Seventh grade winners were Samuel Quon of […]

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NWEA sponsors school supply drive for East Tate Elementary School

Students in Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Northwest Education Association (NWEA) recently sponsored a school supply drive for their spring service project. The students collected pencils, crayons, notebook paper, spiral notebooks and facial tissues for East Tate Elementary School. Pictured (l-r) are Teri Hawkins, reading instructor and club adviser; Lisa Aven of Coldwater, NWEA vice president; […]

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Merritt honored as Senatobia Rotary Club Teacher of the Month

Karla Merritt (center), Graphic Design Technology instructor, was named the Senatobia Rotary Club’s February Teacher of the Month for Northwest Mississippi Community College. Congratulating Merritt (l-r) is Dr. David Campbell, district dean of Career, Technical and Workforce Education and Rotary President Addison Lawrence. (Photo by LaJuan Tallo)

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Northwest announces 2018 HEADWAE honorees

Northwest Mississippi Community College recently announced its 2018 HEADWAE honorees. The HEADWAE student is sophomore Gavin Brown, who attends Northwest’s DeSoto Center, and the HEADWAE faculty member is Sarah Holt, science instructor at DeSoto Center. HEADWAE stands for “Higher Education Appreciation Day-Working for Academic Excellence.” The award was established by Mississippi Legislative Resolution No.88 in […]

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