Northwest Homecoming to be held Sept. 27

Northwest Mississippi Community College will hold its 2018 Homecoming festivities on Thursday, Sept. 27 on the Senatobia campus.

Homecoming week will kick off with a pep rally on Monday, Sept. 24 at 6 p.m. at the Haraway Center and continue throughout the week with a Homecoming luncheon at the Lafayette-Yalobusha Technical Center in Oxford on Tuesday, Sept. 25. A Homecoming cookout will be held at the DeSoto Center on Wednesday, Sept. 26. Student activities for the week include a movie night and 90’s dance party.

Brenda Gentry Holmes of the class of 1972 has been named Alumna of the Year. Also during Homecoming festivities, Northwest will induct new members of the Sports Hall of Fame. This year’s inductees are Willie Brown and Wilbert Beard, basketball, 1970-1972; Dr. David Moss, baseball, 1982-1984; Vandell Grigsby, football, 1991-1992 and Elyse Lovelace, soccer, 2006-2007.

A Homecoming Carnival for all ages will take place from 2-6 p.m. on the Ag Field across from the Haraway Center. The Homecoming barbecue meal, held in the Haraway Cafeteria, begins at 5 p.m. and ends at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for children and may be obtained by calling the Alumni Office at 662-560-1112.

Pre-game festivities will begin at 6:15 p.m., and kickoff will be at 6:30 p.m. at Bobby Franklin Field in Ranger Stadium when the Rangers take on the Holmes Bulldogs. Northwest’s presentation of the 2018 Homecoming Court and the crowning of the Homecoming Queen by Northwest President, Dr. Michael Heindl will take place at halftime.

For more information on the Homecoming activities contact Liesl Mote, student activities manager at 662-562-3899 or email For more information on alumni activities, contact Patti Gordon, director of alumni affairs and Development Operations at 662-560-1112 or e-mail


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