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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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40 Bull riders needed for Scott Potts Memorial Bull-O-Rama

                                                    The Scott Potts Memorial Bull-O-Rama will be held on Saturday, Sept. 13 at the Northwest Mississippi Community College Farm Arena.  The first 40 paid riders will fill the available slots.  Any rider under 21 will have to present a

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Northwest president named Alumnus of Year for Ole Miss School of Education

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears was recently named 2014 Alumnus of the Year for the School of Education at the University of Mississippi. At a ceremony held on May 9, Dr. David Rock, dean of The

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Northwest president congratulates Taylor Medalist alumnus

  Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, left, congratulates Northwest alumnus Logan Dodson of Senatobia on graduating with honors from The University of Mississippi. Dodson received his bachelor’s in secondary education, with a concentration in mathematics. He was

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Northwest alumnus receives Taylor Medal

“He makes teaching worthwhile.  His intelligence, discipline, and enthusiasm all combine into the kind of student every teacher dreams of having in the classroom,” said Jennifer Boyd Hale, a mathematics instructor at Northwest Mississippi Community College, describing Northwest alumnus Logan

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Northwest Homecoming queens named during pregame ceremonies

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears (far left) congratulates the college’s Homecoming queens as elected by the student body. Representing the three Northwest campuses are (left to right) Shelbi Dunlap of Coldwater, representing the Senatobia campus; Keke

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Northwest Alumna of the Year honored during homecoming luncheon

Nurse Practitioner Kim Mettetal of Senatobia, center, was named Northwest Mississippi Community College Alumna of the Year on Oct. 5 during homecoming ceremonies. Mettetal graduated from Northwest’s nursing program in 1995. Northwest nursing alumni were invited to tour the new

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