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DeSoto Shrine Club makes donation to scholarship

The DeSoto Shrine Club established an endowed scholarship with the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation in 1992.  Recently, the club contributed $9,350 in order to bring the total contributed to $30,000. On hand to receive the contribution from Shrine Club

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Murphree Willis Endowment established at Northwest

The Baxter H. Murphree and Virginia Murphree Willis Endowed Scholarship was established at Northwest Mississippi Community College by Murphree’s daughters, Peggy Murphree Mark and Patricia Murphree Gleason. Murphree died in 1987. He was a native of Senatobia and attended what

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Andrews Endowment established at Northwest

The Jimmy Neal Andrews Endowment was established at Northwest Mississippi Community College by M. C. Herrington Distributor, Inc., Northcentral Electric Power Association, and a host of family, friends, and business associates to honor the memory of this beloved citizen of

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Winners of 2015 Northwest 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 7 at Back Acres Country Club in Senatobia, featured 16

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Alumni come together to celebrate DeSoto Center 40th anniversary

Former administration, faculty staff and alumni were were on hand to celebrate DeSoto Center’s 40th Anniversary at the Alumni Fish Fry on May 5.  Entertainment was provided by the Northwest Steel Band. The event was sponsored by the Northwest Foundation.

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Retirees honored during Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony

Northwest Mississippi Community College retirees were honored by the Northwest Foundation recently during the Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony at the David M. Haraway Center on the Senatobia campus. Pictured are front row (l-r) Lisa Vincent, Nursing instructor; Ruby Lee,

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Scholarship honoring Dr. Ellen Williams established at Northwest

The Division of Nursing has established a scholarship honoring Dr. Ellen Williams at Northwest Mississippi Community College. Williams served as dean of the Division of Nursing from 2008 to 2014. She taught at Northwest from 1990 until 2014. Her vast

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Northwest Back Acres Foundation Golf Tournament to be held May 7

The annual Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation Golf Tournament will be held on May 7 at Back Acres Country Club in Senatobia, according to Dolores Wooten, director of alumni affairs and development operations. There are still spots available for teams

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Northwest Foundation Scholarship deadline is April 1

The deadline to apply for a Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation scholarship is April 1, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of development and special projects. Students receiving other forms of Financial Aid or other scholarships are still eligible

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Indomitable Spirit Scholarship established at Northwest

The Indomitable Spirit Scholarship has been established at Northwest Mississippi Community College by Kitt and Dietrich Brand of Alberta, Canada, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development. The scholarship will be awarded to a DeSoto Center student, who

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