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Dunn named 2014 Alumnus of the Year

James Dunn of Tunica, right, was named Northwest Mississippi Community College Alumnus of the Year on Sept. 20 during homecoming ceremonies. Dunn attended Northwest from 1973-1975 before transferring to Delta State University, where he earned a bachelor’s and master’s in

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Tate County Fair Board endows Tate County Fair Association scholarship

Members of the Tate County Fair Association Board of Directors present Sybil Canon, associate vice president of development and special projects (second row, center) with a check for $5,000 to complete the endowment of the Tate County Fair Association Scholarship.

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Spots still available at Sept. 25 Northwest 2+2 Golf Tournament

Spots are still available for the annual BancorpSouth 2+2 Scholarship Golf Tournament, which benefits students at Northwest Mississippi Community College and The University of Mississippi at the DeSoto Center. The tournament will be held on Thursday, Sept. 25 at the

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Scott Potts Memorial Bull-O-Rama to be held Sept. 13

The Scott Potts Memorial Bull-O-Rama will be held on Saturday, Sept. 13 at the Northwest Mississippi Community College Farm Arena.   This year’s event, sponsored by Sycamore Bank and presented by Landers, will be in memory of Scott Potts, a

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Briscoe wins Northwest’s Grisham Excellence in Teaching award

Northwest Mississippi Community College Nursing Simulation Specialist Pam Briscoe was presented the Sandy Grisham Excellence in Teaching Award at the college’s opening faculty meeting on Aug. 11. This award is given to an academic faculty member on the Senatobia campus

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Donation made to Tommy Brown Endowed Scholarship at Northwest

Pictured:Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears (center) receives a $9,000 donation on behalf of the Northwest Foundation from brothers Hugh, left and Tatum Brown, right, of Oxford. The check represents proceeds from the Second Annual Tommy Brown

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40 Bull riders needed for Scott Potts Memorial Bull-O-Rama

                                                    The Scott Potts Memorial Bull-O-Rama will be held on Saturday, Sept. 13 at the Northwest Mississippi Community College Farm Arena.  The first 40 paid riders will fill the available slots.  Any rider under 21 will have to present a

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Holli Pond Day scholarship endowed at Northwest

More than 1,000 people attended the memorial services of Holli Pond Day in October 2013, a testament to the lives that this extraordinary young woman touched in her brief life.  Day was 23 years old when she died, and the

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Winners of 2014 Foundation Golf Tournament announced

Winners have been determined for the Northwest Mississippi Community College annual Foundation Golf Tournament, announced Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects. The four-man scramble, held May 1 at Back Acres Country Club in Senatobia, featured 19

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Joe R. and Mary Dunn Williams Endowment established at Northwest

The eight children of Eddie and Maggie Doddridge Williams began their lives on a 1600-acre farm, located on College Road in DeSoto County.  One of those children, Joe R. Williams and his wife, Mary Dunn Williams, are being memorialized with

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