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Winners of 2015 Northwest Foundation Golf Tournament announced

Winners have been determined for the Northwest Mississippi Community College annual Foundation Golf Tournament, announced Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects. The four-man scramble, held May 7 at Back Acres Country Club in Senatobia, featured 16

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Alumni come together to celebrate DeSoto Center 40th anniversary

Former administration, faculty staff and alumni were were on hand to celebrate DeSoto Center’s 40th Anniversary at the Alumni Fish Fry on May 5.  Entertainment was provided by the Northwest Steel Band. The event was sponsored by the Northwest Foundation.

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Former Ranger Max Lee Inducted Into MACJC Sports Hall of Fame

by Kevin Maloney, Sports Information Director PEARL – Former Northwest two-sport athlete G. Max Lee was inducted into the Mississippi Community and Junior College Sports Hall of Fame on April 28. The Eighth Annual induction ceremony was held at the

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Northwest Back Acres Foundation Golf Tournament to be held May 7

The annual Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation Golf Tournament will be held on May 7 at Back Acres Country Club in Senatobia, according to Dolores Wooten, director of alumni affairs and development operations. There are still spots available for teams

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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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