Tag: Career-Tech

DNA expert visits Northwest Criminal Justice program

    DNA expert Dr. Bo Scales, of Scales Biological Laboratory in Brandon spoke to the Criminal Investigation class at Northwest Mississippi Community College on April 18. The class is part of the Criminal Justice curriculum. Whitney Nickels is the

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Open house for new Northwest Mechanical Technology Building set April 20

An open house for the new Mechanical Technology Building at Northwest Mississippi Community College is scheduled for Wednesday, April 20, according to David Campbell, district dean of Career, Technical and Workforce Education. Campbell stated that the open house will take

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Dandridge named Tate County Educator of the Year

Northwest Mississippi Community College Business and Office Technology Instructor Sheila Dandridge, right, was named Tate County Educator of the Year at the 18th annual Tate County Economic Development Foundation banquet on March 21. Congratulating Dandridge is Coldwater Mayor Vernon Jackson,

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Northwest DeSoto DECA students shine at state competition

Collegiate DECA students from Northwest Mississippi Community College’s DeSoto Center participated in the DECA State Conference Feb. 24-26 in Southaven. Enrollment in Northwest DECA is limited to Business and Marketing Management Technology or Hotel and Restaurant Management Technology students. The

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Northwest students shine in SkillsUSA state competition

Students in Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Career-Technical programs traveled to Jackson March 1 and 2 to participate in the 2016 SkillsUSA Mississippi State Competition. First place winners from Northwest were Preston Bagwell of Pontotoc, Diesel Equipment Technology; Savannah Riley of

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Northwest DeSoto Center to offer culinary spring luncheon

Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Hotel and Restaurant Management Technology program will host their Culinary Spring Luncheon Wednesday, March 23 at noon. The event will be held at First Choice Catering, located at 5905 Scott Blvd. in Horn Lake. Students in

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Northwest Ag Tech/John Deere Open House held Feb. 26

Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Agricultural Technology/John Deere Technology programs were in the spotlight on Feb. 26 as high school juniors and seniors, teachers, parents, advisers and representatives from John Deere dealerships participated in the department’s annual open house. High school

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Northwest DeSoto Center student finalist for national scholarship

Northwest Mississippi Community College student James Daniel Moore of Lakeland, Tennessee was recently selected as a finalist in the Service Corporation International (SCI) Scholarship. SCI is a North American provider of end-of-life arrangements and services, which is based in Houston,

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Northwest DeSoto Center culinary students provide desserts for legislative luncheon

Pictured: Northwest Mississippi Community College was represented well at the Mississippi Association of Community & Junior Colleges (MACJC) Legislative Appreciation Luncheon on Jan. 26 in Jackson. Students from Northwest DeSoto Center’s Hotel and Restaurant Management Technology (HRT) program provided desserts

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Northwest Agricultural Technology program wins platinum award

Recently, Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Agricultural Technology/John Deere Tech program was evaluated as a part of John Deere’s “College of Tomorrow” (COT) assessment. Northwest received a platinum award, which is the highest rating a program can receive. Agricultural Technology Instructor

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