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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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Two Senatobia instructors represent Northwest at Lamplighters Conference

Two Northwest Mississippi Community College instructors, Bert Foster and Bud Donahou from the Senatobia campus, were selected to attend the annual Lamplighters Conference held Sept. 24-26 at Southwest Mississippi Community College.  Foster and Donahu were chosen for this honor by

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Northwest baseball field named for legendary coach

Former Northwest Mississippi Community College baseball coach Jim Miles was honored during the college’s homecoming activities on Oct. 5 at the Senatobia campus. The Northwest baseball field was officially named by the Northwest Board of Trustees for Miles, who coached

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Northwest Homecoming queens named during pregame ceremonies

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears (far left) congratulates the college’s Homecoming queens as elected by the student body. Representing the three Northwest campuses are (left to right) Shelbi Dunlap of Coldwater, representing the Senatobia campus; Keke

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Northwest Alumna of the Year honored during homecoming luncheon

Nurse Practitioner Kim Mettetal of Senatobia, center, was named Northwest Mississippi Community College Alumna of the Year on Oct. 5 during homecoming ceremonies. Mettetal graduated from Northwest’s nursing program in 1995. Northwest nursing alumni were invited to tour the new

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Northwest president welcomes new executive director of UM-DeSoto

Northwest Mississippi Community College President Dr. Gary Lee Spears welcomed new University of Mississippi-DeSoto Executive Director, Rick Gregory, to the Northwest Board of Trustees meeting on August 15. Gregory is the former president and dean of the International College of

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