Tag: Career-Tech

New plane donated to Northwest aviation program

Students in the Aviation Maintenance Technology program at Northwest Mississippi Community College are now able to train on a new kind of plane and expand their knowledge in the industry, thanks to a generous donation. According to Calvin Cooper, Aviation

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Northwest welding classes contributing to community

Right, Northwest Mississippi Community College First Lady Marilyn Spears, center, was pleasantly surprised on a recent visit to the college’s Welding and Cutting program. She received two pine cones created by students (l-r) John Wiggers of Oxford and Larry Wims

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HEADWAE honorees recognized at March Board meeting

Pictured: Northwest Mississippi Community College Civil Engineering Technology instructor Tommy Watson, left, was recognized by Northwest President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, right, at the March Board of Trustees meeting. Watson was the 2017 HEADWAE faculty honoree. HEADWAE stands for “Higher Education

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Northwest students shine in SkillsUSA state competition

Students in Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Career-Technical programs traveled to Jackson Feb. 28 – March 1 to participate in the 2017 SkillsUSA Mississippi State Competition. First place winners from Northwest were Jared Ezell of Soso, Power Equipment; Tyler Stampley of

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Northwest DeSoto Center to offer culinary spring luncheon March 29

Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Hotel and Restaurant Management Technology program will host their Culinary Spring Luncheon Wednesday, March 29 at noon. The event will be held at First Choice Catering, located at 5905 Scott Blvd. in Horn Lake. The event

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Northwest announces 2017 HEADWAE honorees

Northwest Mississippi Community College recently announced its 2017 HEADWAE honorees. The HEADWAE student is sophomore Joshua Douglas Bell, who attended Northwest on the Senatobia campus, and the HEADWAE faculty member is Tommy Watson, civil engineering technology instructor on the Senatobia

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Scott named Workforce Advanced Technology Coordinator

Stacy Scott of Senatobia has been named advanced technology coordinator for Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Workforce Development Division. In this position, Scott is responsible for industrial training in the 11 counties served by Northwest. He will be working with manufacturers

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Welding students make air-conditioning covers for Tate County Schools

Pictured: Recently, Northwest Mississippi Community College Welding and Cutting students (left to right) Nicholas Smith of Southaven, Larry Wims of Lake Cormorant, Austin Howard of Oxford, Dakota Kite of Saraland, Alabama, Ladarius Fields of Ashland and Jeremy Wilson of Olive

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Base Camp Coding Academy students visit Northwest

Recently, students from the Base Camp Coding Academy (BCCA) in Water Valley were on the campus of Northwest Mississippi Community College to visit the Information Systems Technology program. The BCCA students learned about computer hardware by taking a computer apart

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Information Systems Technology students present networking solution

These Northwest Mississippi Community College Information Systems Technology students recently researched, developed and presented a networking solution for their Advanced Network Administration class. Students who made presentations are (left to right) Jordan Chapman of Southaven, Christian Sullivan of Water Valley,

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