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Dr. Spears welcomes Sen. Cochran to campus

Pictured: Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, right, welcomed Senator Thad Cochran, left, during Cochran’s Aug. 14 visit to the Senatobia campus. Spears gave Cochran a tour of the campus, including a visit to the college’s Agricultural Technology Building,

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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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Northwest president named Alumnus of Year for Ole Miss School of Education

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears was recently named 2014 Alumnus of the Year for the School of Education at the University of Mississippi. At a ceremony held on May 9, Dr. David Rock, dean of The

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Northwest president congratulates Taylor Medalist alumnus

  Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, left, congratulates Northwest alumnus Logan Dodson of Senatobia on graduating with honors from The University of Mississippi. Dodson received his bachelor’s in secondary education, with a concentration in mathematics. He was

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Dr. Spears receives first yearbook

Pictured: Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, right, receives the first copy of the 2014 Northwest Rocketeer from Carroll Gunn Huebner, Northwest journalism instructor and yearbook adviser, left, and Cheyenne Fair, yearbook editor and journalism major from

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PTK students honored at Northwest Board of Trustees meeting

Pictured: Northwest Mississippi Community College President Dr. Gary Lee Spears, center, recognized students who were honored on March 5 by the Mississippi Legislature for being named to the Phi Theta Kappa All-Mississippi Academic Team. Pictured left to right are: Carroll Huebner,

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Foundation receives donation from Tallahatchie Valley Electric Power Association

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, right, and Sybil Canon, associate vice president of development and special projects, left, accept a $10,000 contribution from Brad Robison, chief executive officer of Tallahatchie Valley Electric Power Association (TVEPA). This

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DeSoto County native welcomed to Northwest Board of Trustees

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Board of Trustees welcomed William H. Austin, Jr. of Lake Cormorant as the newest member of the board at its February 13 meeting. Austin replaces Dr. Robert Smith as a DeSoto County representative. Austin is

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Northwest names 11 students to 2014 Hall of Fame

Eleven Northwest Mississippi Community College students were inducted into the 2014 Northwest Hall of Fame, the highest honor a Northwest student can attain based upon their academic prowess and involvement in student life at the college, at the Feb. 13

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Northwest Board of Trustees officers honored at January meeting

Dr. Gary Lee Spears, President of Northwest Mississippi Community College, far right, congratulates newly re-elected officers of the Northwest Board of Trustees at the Jan. 16 meeting. Pictured left to right are, Milton Kuykendall, chairman, DeSoto County; Sammy Higdon, secretary,

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