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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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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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