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Northwest job coach helping students sharpen employability skills

These days, everyone can use a little help when it comes to finding a job, creating a resume’ or preparing for an interview. At Northwest Mississippi Community College, the Career, Technical and Workforce Education Division is actively helping its students sharpen their employability skills. According to Dwayne Casey, associate dean of Workforce Development and Manufacturing […]

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President presented with 2018 yearbook

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, second from right, receives the first copy of the 2018 Northwest Rocketeerfrom Carroll Gunn Huebner, Writing Center coordinator for Online Services and yearbook adviser, far left, and (l-r) Dillon Day of Potts Camp and Amber Schroder of Sarah, Rocketeer editors. The theme of this year’s book […]

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Northwest holds IT high school competition

Pictured: DeSoto County Career Technology Center West student Nicole Mamiaro of Southaven, center, was the winner at the Information Technology (IT) Competition held at Northwest Mississippi Community College on April 27. Mamiaro received a $1,500 tuition scholarship to Northwest. The competition was sponsored by C-Spire, Complete Computers, First Security Bank, Helen of Troy and Horizon […]

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PTK All-Mississippi Academic Team recognized at Board of Trustees April meeting

Pictured: Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears (far left) recognized Northwest’s 2018 Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)All-Mississippi Academic Team at the April Board of Trustees meeting. Pictured (l-r) are Dr. Spears, Judy Barham, Kristin Watson and Dawn Stevens, advisers; Jamison Payne of Courtland, second team; Bonnie Griffis, adviser; Sidney Sykes of Marks, TVA-STEM scholarship […]

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Booker named MSVCC Instructor of the Year

Northwest Mississippi Community College history instructor Trent Booker was recently named Mississippi Virtual Community College (MSVCC) Instructor of the Year. Booker was honored at the 2018 Creating Futures Through Technology Conference (CFTTC), held in Biloxi Feb. 28- March 2. Booker, who teaches both classroom and online classes, came to Northwest in 2005 and began teaching […]

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HEADWAE honorees recognized at board meeting

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears (right) congratulates the college’s 2018 HEADWAE recipients at the March 8 meeting of the Board of Trustees. The HEADWAE student is sophomore Gavin Brown of Olive Branch (center), who attends Northwest’s DeSoto Center, and the HEADWAE faculty member is Sarah Holt of Nesbit (left), science instructor […]

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Northwest hosts junior high school math competition

The Mississippi Council of Teachers of Mathematics Junior High Math Competition was held recently on the Senatobia campus of Northwest Mississippi Community College. On March 2, students from surrounding district schools traveled to the campus for testing. Northwest math instructors Susan Leake and Jennifer Hale coordinated the event. Seventh grade winners were Samuel Quon of […]

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NWEA sponsors school supply drive for East Tate Elementary School

Students in Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Northwest Education Association (NWEA) recently sponsored a school supply drive for their spring service project. The students collected pencils, crayons, notebook paper, spiral notebooks and facial tissues for East Tate Elementary School. Pictured (l-r) are Teri Hawkins, reading instructor and club adviser; Lisa Aven of Coldwater, NWEA vice president; […]

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Merritt honored as Senatobia Rotary Club Teacher of the Month

Karla Merritt (center), Graphic Design Technology instructor, was named the Senatobia Rotary Club’s February Teacher of the Month for Northwest Mississippi Community College. Congratulating Merritt (l-r) is Dr. David Campbell, district dean of Career, Technical and Workforce Education and Rotary President Addison Lawrence. (Photo by LaJuan Tallo)

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