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Northwest students compete in SkillsUSA

Students in Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Career Technical programs traveled to Hinds Community College in Raymond Feb.25 and 26 to participate in the SillsUSA Mississippi State Conference. Winners from Northwest were as follows: Joey Rank, of Bells, Tenn., an agricultural/John

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Local counselors learn about DeSoto Center career-technical programs

Northwest Mississippi Community College’s DeSoto Center hosted area high school counselors at their  “Discover DeSoto” Day on Feb. 25 on the college’s Southaven campus. The counselors were there to learn about DeSoto Center’s career technical programs. Counselors from Holly Springs,

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Northwest culinary arts class donates food to homeless

When Northwest Mississippi Community College Hotel and Restaurant Management Technology instructor Kay Mistilis was asked to participate in catering side dishes for this year’s Mississippi Legislative Appreciation Luncheon in Jackson, she knew it would be a great opportunity for her

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High school students attend John Deere Open House

Cody Brower, a student at Bruce High School, left, and Paul Pugh a student at Magnolia High School, right, attended the Agricultural Technology/John Deer Technology Open House at Northwest Mississippi Community College on Feb. 14. Students were able to tour

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Four Northwest students receive Entergy Scholarships

Four Northwest Mississippi Community College Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology sophomores recently received the Entergy Heating and Air Annual Scholarship. Entergy Customer Service Manager George Cossar, far right, congratulated the recipients. Left to right, Whit Perry, HVAC instructor, AJ

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Northwest hosts SkillsUSA competition for area high schools

Northwest Mississippi Community College hosted the District 1 competition for Mississippi SkillsUSA on February 6. Approximately 250 high school students from north Mississippi gathered to compete in different subjects. Daniel Jones, right, a sophomore from Pine Grove High School in Tippah County

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Retirement reception for Ashland instructor will be rescheduled

Due to inclement weather, the retirement reception for long time Ashland Cosmetology Instructor Glenda Honeycutt has been postponed. It was originally scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 1 p.m. at the Benton County Career-Tech Center in Ashland. The event will be rescheduled

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Northwest announces HEADWAE honorees

Northwest Mississippi Community College recently announced its 2014 HEADWAE honorees. The honorees are sophomore general college major Nathan Jones of Coldwater as the HEADWAE student, and Hotel Restaurant Management Technology instructor Katherine Murphy Mistilis of Memphis as this year’s HEADWAE

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Longtime Ashland cosmetology instructor announces retirement

Glenda Honeycutt, Northwest Mississippi Community College cosmetology instructor, has retired from her position at the Benton County Career-Tech Center in Ashland. Honeycutt has been teaching cosmetology at Northwest since 2009. She attended Vaughn’s Beauty College in Aberdeen, graduating in 1992.

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Northwest HVAC students receive national scholarships

Three Northwest Mississippi Community College Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology students recently received The Clifford H. Ted Rees Scholarship. The scholarships are awarded to qualified students who are enrolled in an institutionally accredited school. These students received $1500 to

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