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Northwest alumna publishes first novel

By Lauren Benton Ranger Rocket Editor Gabrielle Boyd attended her last semester at Northwest in 2013, when she wrote a supernatural, fantasy thriller novel, “Howls of Chaos,” while attending classes as a full-time student. Boyd transferred to the University of

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Former practical nursing instructor honored with scholarship

 The Jayne E. River Scholarship Endowment was honored at the scholarship reception at Northwest Mississippi Community College on Sept. 30 in Senatobia. The scholarship was established by her husband Keith and children, Heather River McLellan and Steffi River. Before her

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Bayless Scholarship honored at Sept. 29 Foundation ceremony

At the Sept. 29 ceremony at Northwest Mississippi Community College the memory of Ethan Eric Bayless, who was killed in 2005 in a car accident involving a driver under the influence of alcohol, was honored. A plaque of appreciation was

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Scott Potts Endowment established at Northwest

The Scott Potts Scholarship Endowment has been established at Northwest Mississippi Community College through proceeds from the 2014 Bull-O-Rama, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of development. The event was coordinated by Dolores Wooten, director of Alumni Affairs and the

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Donation for Dandridge endowment honored at ceremony

The family of Elsie Blanke of Pontotoc was honored at the scholarship reception at Northwest Mississippi Community College on Sept. 29 in Senatobia. The Northwest Foundation received a gift of over $51,000 from Blanke’s estate, which was added to the

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Elizabeth Wynne Lewis Scholarship established at Northwest

The Elizabeth Wynne Lewis Endowment has been established at Northwest Mississippi Community College by her daughters, Stacy Lewis McCall of Germantown, Tennessee and Kimberly Lewis Montville of Buford, Georgia, along with other family members, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice

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Three former Ranger athletes inducted into Sports Hall of Fame

  Three former Ranger athletes were named to the Northwest Mississippi Community College Sports Hall of Fame on Sept. 20 during homecoming festivities. Left to right are Ben Evans, who broke records in both football and baseball during the 1976

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Dunn named 2014 Alumnus of the Year

James Dunn of Tunica, right, was named Northwest Mississippi Community College Alumnus of the Year on Sept. 20 during homecoming ceremonies. Dunn attended Northwest from 1973-1975 before transferring to Delta State University, where he earned a bachelor’s and master’s in

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Scott Potts Memorial Bull-O-Rama to be held Sept. 13

The Scott Potts Memorial Bull-O-Rama will be held on Saturday, Sept. 13 at the Northwest Mississippi Community College Farm Arena.   This year’s event, sponsored by Sycamore Bank and presented by Landers, will be in memory of Scott Potts, a

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Donation made to Tommy Brown Endowed Scholarship at Northwest

Pictured:Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears (center) receives a $9,000 donation on behalf of the Northwest Foundation from brothers Hugh, left and Tatum Brown, right, of Oxford. The check represents proceeds from the Second Annual Tommy Brown

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