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Delores Sanders Stewart Endowment established at Northwest

The Delores Sanders Stewart Endowed Scholarship has been established at Northwest Mississippi Community College in her memory by her husband, Walter, and children Suzanne Brown, Bobby Stewart and Brian Stewart; her sister-in-law, JoAnn Lott; her sister and brother-in-law, Judy and

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Northwest establishes Alice Hammersmith Endowment

Alice Hammersmith was riding her motorcycle home from work on a dark night in August 2004 when a drunk driver struck her bike and caused her to lose her left leg. Instead of letting that accident define her life, she

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Poston scholarship recognized at Northwest

 Members of the Hernando chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals were on hand to receive a plaque of appreciation from Dr. Gary Lee Spears, president of Northwest Mississippi Community College (second from right), Dot Smith (far right) and

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Lois F. Veazey scholarship established at Northwest

The Lois F. Veazey Endowed Scholarship has been established at Northwest Mississippi Community College in her memory by her husband, Charles Veazey of Oxford, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development.  The scholarship was established to recognize Lois

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Venable-Cummings Scholarship established at Northwest

The Venable-Cummings Scholarship Endowment has been established at Northwest Mississippi Community College by Mississippi State Representative Tommy Reynolds and his wife, Liz, in appreciation for the contributions made to the youth of Tallahatchie and Yalobusha counties by Martha Joe Venable

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Bayless Scholarship honored at Sept. 29 Foundation ceremony

At the Sept. 29 ceremony at Northwest Mississippi Community College the memory of Ethan Eric Bayless, who was killed in 2005 in a car accident involving a driver under the influence of alcohol, was honored. A plaque of appreciation was

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Scott Potts Endowment established at Northwest

The Scott Potts Scholarship Endowment has been established at Northwest Mississippi Community College through proceeds from the 2014 Bull-O-Rama, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of development. The event was coordinated by Dolores Wooten, director of Alumni Affairs and the

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Donation for Dandridge endowment honored at ceremony

The family of Elsie Blanke of Pontotoc was honored at the scholarship reception at Northwest Mississippi Community College on Sept. 29 in Senatobia. The Northwest Foundation received a gift of over $51,000 from Blanke’s estate, which was added to the

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Elizabeth Wynne Lewis Scholarship established at Northwest

The Elizabeth Wynne Lewis Endowment has been established at Northwest Mississippi Community College by her daughters, Stacy Lewis McCall of Germantown, Tennessee and Kimberly Lewis Montville of Buford, Georgia, along with other family members, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice

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Winners of the 2+2 Scholarship Golf Tournament announced

Winners have been determined for the annual BancorpSouth 2+2 Scholarship Golf Tournament, benefitting students from The University of Mississippi and Northwest Mississippi Community College at DeSoto Center. The event was held on Thursday, Sept. 25 at Cherokee Valley Golf Course in

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