Category Archives: Students

Northwest fall registration dates just around the corner

Registration for the 2018 fall semester at Northwest Mississippi Community College is just around the corner. Open registration for day classes for students who have not previously registered will be held on Thursday, Aug. 16 and Friday, Aug. 17 on all Northwest campuses. Open registration for day classes will be held from 8:30 a.m. to […]

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DeSoto Center Respiratory Therapy program holds first pinning

The Respiratory Therapy program at Northwest Mississippi Community College’s DeSoto Center recently held its first pinning ceremony for the class of 2018 on May 9. Those receiving pins were (l-r) Jenny Burkett of Oxford, Kelsi Grady of Nesbit, Mallory Holmes of Southaven, Kristen Hays Willingham of Olive Branch, Morgan Moore of Hickory Flat, Tarika Renfroe […]

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First Northwest student accepted into Rural Dentist Scholarship program

Northwest Mississippi Community College student Kaitlin Coker of Charleston was recently accepted into the Mississippi Rural Dentist Scholarship Program (MRDSP). Coker is the first student from Northwest to achieve this honor. Coker studied biology at Northwest and will transfer to the University of MIssissippi this fall, where she will major in biological sciences. Once she […]

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 Northwest recruiters attend 10th annual APEX summit                       

Eight Northwest Mississippi Community College student recruiters participated in the 10th Annual Community College APEX Leadership Summit May 20-22 at the University of Mississippi. Students from statewide community colleges participated in leadership training sessions throughout the weekend. Dakota Kelso of Senatobia, JaDarrius Hodges of Walls, Zach Brown of Tunica, Lloyd Newson of Senatobia, Caley Lloyd […]

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Northwest’s Business Management Tech program preparing students for bright future

Renowned photographer Chris Grosser once said, “Opportunities don’t happen. You create them.”  Students in Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Business Management Technology (BMT) program are given the chance to create opportunities for themselves by learning skills to help them create those opportunities effectively. The BMT program was launched in Fall 2016. It is a two-year program […]

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HCA students visit Millcreek of Hernando

Health Care Assistant students at Northwest Mississippi Community College made a recent visit to Millcreek, a rehabilitation treatment center in Hernando. The students visited with several Northwest Mississippi Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (MI-BEST) Health Care Assistant students who are now employed at the center. The former students talked about their careers at the […]

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President presented with 2018 yearbook

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, second from right, receives the first copy of the 2018 Northwest Rocketeerfrom Carroll Gunn Huebner, Writing Center coordinator for Online Services and yearbook adviser, far left, and (l-r) Dillon Day of Potts Camp and Amber Schroder of Sarah, Rocketeer editors. The theme of this year’s book […]

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Cheerleaders for 2018-19 season named

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Cheerleading Squad for 2018-2019 has been announced by college officials. They are: front row (l-r) Gracie Shaw of Hernando; Hailey Carpenter of Senatobia; Tori Beth Jenkins, captain of Hernando; Landyn Hoover, captain of Holcomb; Alexis Redd of Senatobia and Shelby Stricklin of Madison. Second row (l-r) Cara Spry of Hernando; Brooke Keegan […]

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Hoover named Most Beautiful at Northwest Beauty Review

Northwest Mississippi Community College sophomore Landyn Malone Hoover of Holcomb was named Most Beautiful at the Northwest Beauty Review on April 24. The event was held in Howard Coliseum on the Senatobia campus. Sixteen young women competed in this year’s event, and judges selected Most Beautiful and four runners-up. Hoover is the 20-year-old daughter of J.P. […]

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