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Dhority Endowment established at Northwest

The Larry Dhority Endowment has been recently established with the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president for Development and Special Projects.  The scholarship was established in his memory by his wife, Pat Dhority of

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Sledge Family Endowment established at Northwest

The Sledge Family Endowment was established by Northwest Mississippi Community College alumna, Dr. Patsy Sledge of Senatobia, as a tribute to her siblings and in appreciation to the excellent educational foundation each received at Northwest. Sledge was a student at

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Northcentral EPA joins BancorpSouth to sponsor 2+2 Golf Tourney

Recently, Northcentral Electric Power Association announced that it is joining BancorpSouth as a title sponsor of the 2 + 2 Scholarship Golf Tournament. BancorpSouth has been the sole title sponsor since 2004. Under the leadership of tournament founders, Mike and Debra

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Vicki Hale Endowment established at Northwest

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Division of Nursing has established the Victoria Parker Hale Endowment in honor of long-time Division Director Vicki Hale. Hale served as division director of the Nursing Division from 1988-2008 when she retired from Northwest. After

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Foundation receives scholarship donation from Bancorp South

Since 2000, BancorpSouth has provided full-tuition scholarships for students attending Northwest Mississippi Community College. The most recent contribution brings the total to $82,800. Receiving the check for the 2016-17 scholarship award from Walt Parker (right), branch manager of the Senatobia

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Northwest nursing students receive scholarships

These Northwest Mississippi Community College nursing students each received a $500 scholarship for their volunteer work at this year’s “Shoot for the Heart” event on April 24 in Tunica. The annual event benefits the Nursing Division and has raised over

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“Shoot for the Heart” event to benefit nursing program draws 348 shooters

Local shooters support Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Nursing Division at the 2016 Shoot for the Heart event in Tunica on April 21. A total of 348 shooters from across the country and Canada participated in the event. This team was

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SSS TRIO students receive Grant Aid scholarships

Pictured: These Northwest Mississippi Community College students are recent recipients of the Student Support Services (SSS) TRIO Grant Aid Scholarships who were honored at a reception on April 20. Pictured seated, left to right are, Erica Rubio of Sarah, Josephine

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Northwest theatre students working to endow scholarship

Theatre students are accustomed to working long hours learning lines and rehearsing for productions. The theatre students at Northwest Mississippi Community College are going a step further in working hard to endow a scholarship honoring a beloved theatre instructor. Jo

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Sponsors and participants needed for April 21 “Shoot for the Heart” event

The sixth annual local “Shoot for the Heart” event to benefit the Northwest Mississippi Community College Division of Nursing will take place on Thursday, April 21 at the Willows Sporting Clays Center in Tunica. Northwest is looking for sponsors and

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