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Northwest Fall Fine Arts scholarship auditions set for Oct. 31

Scholarship auditions for theatre and choral music have been scheduled for Friday, October 31 at Northwest Mississippi Community College. The scholarship auditions will be held at noon. Those applying for theatre scholarships are asked to prepare two contrasting one-minute monologues

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Lois F. Veazey scholarship established at Northwest

The Lois F. Veazey Endowed Scholarship has been established at Northwest Mississippi Community College in her memory by her husband, Charles Veazey of Oxford, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development.  The scholarship was established to recognize Lois

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Venable-Cummings Scholarship established at Northwest

The Venable-Cummings Scholarship Endowment has been established at Northwest Mississippi Community College by Mississippi State Representative Tommy Reynolds and his wife, Liz, in appreciation for the contributions made to the youth of Tallahatchie and Yalobusha counties by Martha Joe Venable

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Former practical nursing instructor honored with scholarship

 The Jayne E. River Scholarship Endowment was honored at the scholarship reception at Northwest Mississippi Community College on Sept. 30 in Senatobia. The scholarship was established by her husband Keith and children, Heather River McLellan and Steffi River. Before her

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Bayless Scholarship honored at Sept. 29 Foundation ceremony

At the Sept. 29 ceremony at Northwest Mississippi Community College the memory of Ethan Eric Bayless, who was killed in 2005 in a car accident involving a driver under the influence of alcohol, was honored. A plaque of appreciation was

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Scott Potts Endowment established at Northwest

The Scott Potts Scholarship Endowment has been established at Northwest Mississippi Community College through proceeds from the 2014 Bull-O-Rama, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of development. The event was coordinated by Dolores Wooten, director of Alumni Affairs and the

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Donation for Dandridge endowment honored at ceremony

The family of Elsie Blanke of Pontotoc was honored at the scholarship reception at Northwest Mississippi Community College on Sept. 29 in Senatobia. The Northwest Foundation received a gift of over $51,000 from Blanke’s estate, which was added to the

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Winners of the 2+2 Scholarship Golf Tournament announced

Winners have been determined for the annual BancorpSouth 2+2 Scholarship Golf Tournament, benefitting students from The University of Mississippi and Northwest Mississippi Community College at DeSoto Center. The event was held on Thursday, Sept. 25 at Cherokee Valley Golf Course in

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Tate County Fair Board endows Tate County Fair Association scholarship

Members of the Tate County Fair Association Board of Directors present Sybil Canon, associate vice president of development and special projects (second row, center) with a check for $5,000 to complete the endowment of the Tate County Fair Association Scholarship.

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Nursing Division receives Shoot for the Heart donation

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Division of Nursing received a check for $30,000 from the Shoot for the Heart fundraiser held on April 26. On hand for the check presentation were (l-r)Tom Pittman, president of The Community Foundation of Northwest

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