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Spears welcomes new Board of Trustees members

Northwest Mississippi Community College President Dr. Gary Lee Spears, center, welcomed two new members, Dr. Daryl Scoggin, Tate County superintendent of schools, left, and Steve Cummings, Yalobusha County superintendent of schools to the Northwest Board of Trustees at their August

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Rep. Kelly visits Northwest

U.S. Representative Trent Kelly, left, visited Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Senatobia campus on Aug. 17. Kelly was welcomed by Northwest President Dr. Gary Lee Spears, right. During his visit, Kelly also took a tour of the campus. Kelly serves the

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Northwest president receives first yearbook

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, left, receives the first copy of the 2015 Northwest Rocketeer from Carroll Gunn Huebner, Northwest journalism instructor and yearbook adviser, right, and Mary Adam, center, Rocketeer editor from Senatobia. The theme

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New commencement times set for Northwest graduation May 15

Officials at Northwest Mississippi Community College have announced a new schedule for this year’s graduation exercises. The Associate of Arts ceremony will be held at 8 a.m.; the Career Certificate at 11:30 a.m. and the Associate of Applied Sciences will

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Northwest students compete in SkillsUSA

Students in Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Career Technical programs traveled to Jackson March 3 and 4 to participate in the SkillsUSA Mississippi State Conference. First place winners from Northwest were Mary Adam of Senatobia, graphic design program, advertising; Victoria Morvan

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Northwest HEADWAE recipients honored at March Board of Trustees meeting

Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, center, congratulated Northwest’s HEADWAE recipients, l-r, sophomore Keenan Lane Arntson of Oxford and English Instructor Renee Young O’Neill at the Northwest Board of Trustees meeting on March 19. Both recipients are

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Northwest names 10 students to 2014 -2015 Hall of Fame

Ten Northwest Mississippi Community College students have been inducted into the 2014 -2015 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. The group

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Northwest receives scholarship donation from Sycamore Bank

Jay Tindall, left, chairman and CEO of Sycamore Bank presented a donation to the Sycamore Bank Endowment in honor of Northwest President Dr. Gary Lee Spears, left, and Mr. Gary Mosley, vice president for Finance. In addition to their scholarship, Sycamore

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President honors Lamplighter instructors at Oct. Board of Trustees meeting

Northwest Mississippi Community College President Dr. Gary Lee Spears, left, congratulated DeSoto Center instructors Tamara Pittman, center, and Robert Shaheen, right, at the October 9 Northwest Board of Trustees meeting. Pittman and Shaheen were chosen to represent the college at the

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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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