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New Northwest drum majors preparing for fall marching season

Morgan Van Nortwick of Olive Branch and Kacie Crain of Hernando have been named drum majors of the Northwest Mississippi Community College Ranger Band for 2014-2015, according to Justin Robinson, band director. Van Nortwick is a freshman general college major

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Robinson named assistant director of bands at Northwest

Justin Robinson has been named assistant director of bands, according to John Mixon, division director of Fine Arts at Northwest Mississippi Community College. Robinson will fill the position vacated by Mixon, who was named division director earlier this summer. Robinson

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Ranger Band Council meets new director

Members of the Northwest Mississippi Community College Band Council met on June 25 to meet new assistant band director Justin Robinson and discuss plans for the upcoming year. Pictured left to right are John Ungurait, Northwest director of bands; Reid

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Rangerettes named for 2014-2015 season

The newest members of Northwest Mississippi Community College’s dance team, the Rangerettes, have been named for the 2014 season, according to Aime Anderson, director of Campus Life and Housing and one of the team’s instructors. Tryouts were held on the

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Mixon named Northwest division director of Fine Arts

John Mixon of Oxford has been named as Division Director of Fine Arts at Northwest Mississippi Community College. He succeeds Dr. Kenneth Sipley, who retired at the end of the school year. Mixon was previously assistant director of bands and

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USMC New Orleans band performs at Northwest

Pictured: The Fine Arts Division at Northwest Mississippi Community College hosted a concert by the United States Marine Corps Band New Orleans on May 5. After the concert, Chief Warrant Officer 2 Bryan Sherlock, Band Officer and conductor, left, presented

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Northwest art students receive scholarships from Memphis College of Art

Pictured: Northwest Mississippi Community College sophomore art majors (l-r) Jeremy Clark of Olive Branch and Tara Thornton of Lake Cormorant have been awarded scholarships to study at the Memphis College of Art. Clark was awarded $45,000 and Thornton received $52,000.

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Retired band director returns to Northwest podium for special performance

The Division of Fine Arts at Northwest Mississippi Community College welcomed Glenn Triplett, retired director of bands, back to the podium to conduct the Northwest Winds Ensemble at their April 24 concert. Triplett conducted “Nabucco” from the Opera by Guiseppe

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Northwest Les Fauves Spring Art Sale set May 2

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Les Fauves Art Club will hold its annual spring art sale on Friday, May 2 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Art Gallery on the Senatobia campus. The sale, which helps raise money

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Children’s play will continue its run at Northwest April 4-6

If you missed the first run of Paul Sills’ “Story Theatre,” performed by the Theatre Department at Northwest Mississippi Community College, there’s still a chance to see it this weekend. Performances for the play are Friday, April 4 at 7

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