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DeSoto Shrine Club makes donation to scholarship

The DeSoto Shrine Club established an endowed scholarship with the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation in 1992.  Recently, the club contributed $9,350 in order to bring the total contributed to $30,000. On hand to receive the contribution from Shrine Club

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Andrews Endowment established at Northwest

The Jimmy Neal Andrews Endowment was established at Northwest Mississippi Community College by M. C. Herrington Distributor, Inc., Northcentral Electric Power Association, and a host of family, friends, and business associates to honor the memory of this beloved citizen of

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Northwest Nursing Division volunteers for annual “Shoot for the Heart” event

Seventy Northwest Mississippi Community College nursing students and faculty volunteered for the annual sporting clays “Shoot for the Heart” as a way to show their gratitude for the scholarships and equipment they’ve received over the past five years, thanks to

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Winners of 2015 Northwest Foundation Golf Tournament announced

Winners have been determined for the Northwest Mississippi Community College annual Foundation Golf Tournament, announced Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects. The four-man scramble, held May 7 at Back Acres Country Club in Senatobia, featured 16

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Scholarship honoring Dr. Ellen Williams established at Northwest

The Division of Nursing has established a scholarship honoring Dr. Ellen Williams at Northwest Mississippi Community College. Williams served as dean of the Division of Nursing from 2008 to 2014. She taught at Northwest from 1990 until 2014. Her vast

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Sophomore Nursing students recognized for service during Shoot for the Heart

 Northwest Mississippi Community College sophomore Nursing students Brittany Burchfield Camp of Oxford, Chelsea Moyer of Olive Branch and Hunter Luna of Coldwater each received a $500 scholarship from Tom Pittman, CEO/president of the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi, for volunteer efforts during

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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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