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Patricia Miller Endowment established at Northwest        

The Patricia Miller Endowment was established by the Northwest Mississippi Community College Division of Natural Sciences, under the leadership of the director, Robin Robison. Family members, friends, and colleagues also contributed to the endowment. A native of Oxford, Miller’s higher education began at The University of Mississippi where she studied for three and a half […]

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Renasant Bank Endowment established at Northwest   

The Renasant Bank Endowed Scholarship has been established through gifts to the Two Plus Two Scholarship Initiative, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects. When the initiative began, Renasant Bank pledged $25,000 to the initiative, which was divided between the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation and The University of Mississippi […]

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BancorpSouth makes annual contribution to Northwest Foundation

Sybil Canon, Northwest Mississippi Community College associate vice president of Development and Special Projects recently accepted the annual contribution of $4,500 to the Northwest Foundation designated for BancorpSouth Share the Future Scholarships. Ritchie Hampton, DeSoto County Market president, Walt Parker, first vice president, and David Harbison, Grenada Banking president were on hand to represent BancorpSouth. […]

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Dr. Michael Butts Endowment established at Northwest 

The Dr. Michael Butts Endowment was established by Brenda and Scotty Holmes, his Northwest colleagues, his family, and a host of friends in appreciation for his years of dedicated service to the students attending the Oxford campus of Northwest Mississippi Community College, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects. The […]

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State Rep. Beckett welcomed to Northwest Foundation board of directors

Gale Cushman, far left, president of the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation Board of Directors, Northwest President Dr. Gary Lee Spears, second from right and Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects, far right, welcome State Representative Jim Beckett (Miss. District 23) to the Foundation board of directors. (Photo by Julie Bauer, […]

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Jo Logan Endowment established at Northwest

The Jo Ellen Logan Endowment has been established at Northwest Mississippi Community College, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects. Jo Ellen Logan taught speech and theatre at Northwest for 36 years before her retirement in 2011. At the time of her retirement, a Northwest Foundation scholarship was established in […]

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Dr. Marshall Hollis Endowment established at Northwest

The Dr. Marshall E. Hollis Endowed Scholarship has recently been established at Northwest Mississippi Community College by Dr. Hollis, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president for Development and Special Projects. The scholarship will benefit second-year pharmacy pathway students who have maintained a 3.0 grade point average. Hollis received two bachelor’s degrees in biology and […]

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Joe Johnson Endowment established at Northwest

The Joe Johnson Endowed Scholarship has been established at Northwest Mississippi Community College by Trudy Hall of Charlottesville, Virginia, and her late husband, retired Colonel Charles R. Johnson, Jr., according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects. The scholarship was established just prior to Col. Johnson’s death in January 2017. Johnson, […]

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Foundation honors state leaders who served on board

Mississippi State Rep. Tommy Reynolds (left) and Doug Davis, chief of staff for the Office of the Mississippi Secretary of State, were recently visited in Jackson by Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects for Northwest Mississippi Community College.  Canon presented gifts of appreciation to Reynolds and Davis for their service on […]

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