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Northwest Foundation Scholarship deadline is April 1

The deadline to apply for a Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation scholarship is April 1, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of development and special projects. Students receiving other forms of Financial Aid or other scholarships are still eligible

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Indomitable Spirit Scholarship established at Northwest

The Indomitable Spirit Scholarship has been established at Northwest Mississippi Community College by Kitt and Dietrich Brand of Alberta, Canada, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development. The scholarship will be awarded to a DeSoto Center student, who

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ThyssenKrupp to award Northwest Foundation scholarship

Dr. Gary Lee Spears, president of Northwest Mississippi Community College recently welcomed Terri Moore, human resources manager of ThyssenKrupp Elevator Manufacturing, to the Northwest Foundation office. Moore brought the news that ThyssenKrupp will be awarding a $1,000 scholarship for the

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Northwest financial aid, scholarship deadlines announced

Students applying for Financial Aid or scholarships for the 2015-2016 school year at Northwest Mississippi Community College need to be aware of a few deadlines coming up over the next several months. As of January 1, the Free Application for

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Delores Sanders Stewart Endowment established at Northwest

The Delores Sanders Stewart Endowed Scholarship has been established at Northwest Mississippi Community College in her memory by her husband, Walter, and children Suzanne Brown, Bobby Stewart and Brian Stewart; her sister-in-law, JoAnn Lott; her sister and brother-in-law, Judy and

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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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Northwest establishes Alice Hammersmith Endowment

Alice Hammersmith was riding her motorcycle home from work on a dark night in August 2004 when a drunk driver struck her bike and caused her to lose her left leg. Instead of letting that accident define her life, she

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Poston scholarship recognized at Northwest

 Members of the Hernando chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals were on hand to receive a plaque of appreciation from Dr. Gary Lee Spears, president of Northwest Mississippi Community College (second from right), Dot Smith (far right) and

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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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