Yearly Archives: 2018

Kornegay Endowment recognized at Northwest

Dr. Michael Heindl (right), president of Northwest Mississippi Community College, and Sybil Canon (left), Northwest associate vice president of Development and Special Projects, presented a plaque of appreciation to J. Gary and Annette Kornegay of Batesville for establishing The J. Gary and Annette Kornegay Scholarship Endowment with the Northwest Foundation.  In presenting the plaque, Heindl […]

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Ella Wilbourn Endowment established at Northwest

The Ella Wilbourn Endowment was established by the faculty and staff of The Natural Sciences Department at Northwest Mississippi Community College under the leadership of Robin Robison, director, and The Mathematics Department, under the leadership of Wayne Ferguson, director. Wilbourn died in 2016 at the age of 45.  She was engaged to Lamar Cobb, with […]

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Edna Wright Miles Endowment established at Northwest

The Edna Mae Wright Miles Endowment was established at Northwest Mississippi Community College to honor this lady of distinction who served her Lord with gladness, who demonstrated all that is good and noble to her family, and who displayed compassion, knowledge and professionalism in her career as a nurse.  The scholarship was established by her […]

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Northwest Spring 2019 registration dates set

Registration Dates Summary – Spring 2019 January 14, Monday: Day classes begin. Evening classes begin. Late registration begins. January 18, Friday: Last day to register. January 22, Tuesday: Online classes begin. See below for more information. Registration for the 2019 spring semester at Northwest Mississippi Community College is just around the corner. Open registration for […]

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Northwest students get hands-on experience helping others

Students in Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology (HVAC) program recently got some hands-on experience while helping someone in need. When HVAC instructor Josh Buchanan was approached by Joe Cooper from Highland Baptist Church to help the church with a project, he and fellow instructor Chris Blount jumped at the chance. […]

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Alexander endowment established at Northwest

The Charlotte Annice Alexander Endowment was established by her colleagues in the Department of Mathematics at Northwest Mississippi Community College as a tribute to her 39 years as a stellar educator in the field of mathematics. Alexander graduated from Senatobia High School, where she was an honor graduate and selected to the Hall of Fame. […]

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Northwest Foundation director announces retirement

Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects recently announced her retirement from Northwest Mississippi Community College, according to college officials. Under Canon’s leadership, the Northwest Foundation has accrued more than $10 million in the endowment for student scholarships and, in addition, has awarded more than $5 million in scholarships since 1996. She […]

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Cox endowment earmarked for Northwest science students

The Dr. Ray Cox Endowment has been established by his colleagues in the Natural Sciences Division at Northwest under the leadership of Robin Robison, director of the division. Cox graduated from high school in Colquitt, Georgia and earned a bachelor’s degree from Berry College and a master’s degree and a doctorate in Biochemistry from Auburn […]

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Broadway endowment now honors longtime career-tech employee

In 2003, following the death of Mary Louise Wynne Broadway, her husband Joe and her family established a scholarship at Northwest Mississippi Community College to honor her memory. When Joe Broadway died in 2016, friends and family contributed the funds to establish a scholarship honoring his memory. According to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of […]

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Nursing Division receives donation from “Shoot for the Heart”

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Division of Nursing received a check for $30,000 from the Shoot for the Heart fundraiser held in April. On hand for the check presentation were (l-r) Patti Gordon, director of Alumni Affairs and Development Operations; Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects; Leslie Legendre, administrative assistant, Division […]

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