Tag Archives: alumni

Northwest Foundation Board Celebrates Record Year

At their first quarterly meeting of 2018, the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation Board of Directors celebrated a record year of giving. Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects, announced that $1,030,000 was donated to the Northwest Foundation in 2017. Canon commended the board for their leadership and generosity in helping to […]

Read More

Mayfield honored at Northwest Foundation board meeting

Roberta Mayfield of Senatobia was recently honored for her 20 years of service to the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation Board of Directors. At the February meeting, Gale Cushman, president of the Foundation board praised Mayfield for her service. “Roberta has been at the forefront of the leadership of this Foundation. She has served as […]

Read More

Alumna of the Year, Sports Hall of Fame Inductees honored at Homecoming

Longtime educator Dr. Susan Avery Mitchell, right, was honored as Northwest Mississippi Community College Alumna of the Year on Sept. 21 during Homecoming festivities. Mitchell attended Northwest from 1966-1968. She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in education from Delta State University and her doctorate in Special Education from the University of Alabama.  Presenting the […]

Read More

Northwest Foundation receives donation from law enforcement group   

Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects recently accepted a contribution of $500 from the Mississippi Association of Gang Investigators (MAGI) to the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation, designated for the Deputy Joe K. Cosby Scholarship Endowment. The contribution was presented by Sgt. J. K. Smith of Pope who spearheaded the effort […]

Read More

Northwest alumnus pursues his passions in writing and music

World-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma once said, “Passion is one great force that unleashes creativity, because if you’re passionate about something, then you’re more willing to take risks.” Following his passions is one of the things that defines Michael Lacey, Northwest Mississippi Community College alumnus and DeSoto Center tutor. In addition to helping his students succeed, […]

Read More

Northwest alumna to be inducted into North Panola High School Hall of Fame

Northwest Mississippi Community College alumna Germany Kent will be inducted into the Hall of Fame at North Panola High School May 24 in conjunction with the NPHS commencement exercises, being held at the Batesville Civic Center. Germany Kent, former Miss Teen Mississippi “Miss Congeniality”, will become the first woman to receive the honor. Kent, a […]

Read More

Northwest receives tractor donation for athletic programs

Northwest Mississippi Community College recently received a donation of two new John Deere mowers from Parker Tractor and Implement Company in Tunica. The tractors are to be used to maintain the college’s football and baseball fields. Presenting the tractors to Northwest President Dr. Gary Lee Spears, second from right and Athletic Director Bubba Skelton, third […]

Read More

Dr. Dolores Barnett Endowed Scholarship established at Northwest    

The Dr. Dolores “Dr. B” W. Barnett Endowed Scholarship has been established at Northwest Mississippi Community College by her sons, Dr. Charlie Barnett of Batesville and Gene Barnett of Huntsville, Alabama, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects. “Dr. B,” as she was affectionately called, worked in the field of […]

Read More

Jazz Ensemble to present concert Thursday, Nov. 3

The Northwest Jazz Ensemble, with special guest percussionist Jeremy Freelon, will present its Fall Concert on Thursday, Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. in the Fine Arts Auditorium on the Senatobia campus. Freelon, a Northwest alumnus, is assistant director of bands and director of percussion studies for the Lafayette County School District in Oxford. Selections include […]

Read More

Northwest Mississippi Community College
Page Reader Press Enter to Read Page Content Out Loud Press Enter to Pause or Restart Reading Page Content Out Loud Press Enter to Stop Reading Page Content Out Loud Screen Reader Support
Scroll Up