Category Archives: Students

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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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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Northwest Foundation and Academic scholarship deadlines are April 1

Northwest Foundation and Academic scholarship deadlines are April 1The deadline to apply for a Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation scholarship is April 1, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects. Students receiving other forms of Financial Aid or other scholarships are still eligible to apply for Foundation Scholarships and are […]

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Carrera named Senatobia Rotary Club Student of the Month for February

Daniel Carrera (second from right), a sophomore from Coldwater studying nursing, was named the Senatobia Rotary Club’s February Student of the Month for Northwest Mississippi Community College. Congratulating Carrera (l-r) is Julie Correro, division director of Education and Rotary member, Stacie Pigues, nursing instructor 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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Northwest nursing students qualify for RN-MSN Early Entry program

These Northwest Mississippi Community College Nursing students recently qualified for The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) RN-MSN- Early Entry program.  In order to qualify, students must have a minimum overall 3.0 GPA, a 21 on the ACT and must take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) prior to admission to the program. Pictured (l-r) are […]

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