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Donation made to Tommy Brown Endowed Scholarship at Northwest

Pictured:Northwest Mississippi Community College President, Dr. Gary Lee Spears (center) receives a $9,000 donation on behalf of the Northwest Foundation from brothers Hugh, left and Tatum Brown, right, of Oxford. The check represents proceeds from the Second Annual Tommy Brown

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Rangerettes named for 2014-2015 season

The newest members of Northwest Mississippi Community College’s dance team, the Rangerettes, have been named for the 2014 season, according to Aime Anderson, director of Campus Life and Housing and one of the team’s instructors. Tryouts were held on the

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Donation for Taste of DeSoto Endowed Scholarship recently received

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation recently received a donation from the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi on behalf of “Taste of DeSoto” for their contribution to the Taste of DeSoto Endowed Scholarship, which will be awarded to DeSoto County

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Holli Pond Day scholarship endowed at Northwest

More than 1,000 people attended the memorial services of Holli Pond Day in October 2013, a testament to the lives that this extraordinary young woman touched in her brief life.  Day was 23 years old when she died, and the

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Winners of 2014 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 1 at Back Acres Country Club in Senatobia, featured 19

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Joe R. and Mary Dunn Williams Endowment established at Northwest

The eight children of Eddie and Maggie Doddridge Williams began their lives on a 1600-acre farm, located on College Road in DeSoto County.  One of those children, Joe R. Williams and his wife, Mary Dunn Williams, are being memorialized with

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Northwest instructor, students honored by Senatobia Rotary Club

  Pictured right: The Northwest Mississippi Community College Senatobia Rotary Teacher of the Month for May is Bettye B. Johnson, business instructor, second from left.  Congratulating Johnson is (l-r) Julie Correro, Rotary member and Northwest division director of Education, Earline

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Northwest art students receive scholarships from Memphis College of Art

Pictured: Northwest Mississippi Community College sophomore art majors (l-r) Jeremy Clark of Olive Branch and Tara Thornton of Lake Cormorant have been awarded scholarships to study at the Memphis College of Art. Clark was awarded $45,000 and Thornton received $52,000.

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Northwest alumnus receives Taylor Medal

“He makes teaching worthwhile.  His intelligence, discipline, and enthusiasm all combine into the kind of student every teacher dreams of having in the classroom,” said Jennifer Boyd Hale, a mathematics instructor at Northwest Mississippi Community College, describing Northwest alumnus Logan

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PTK students honored at Northwest Board of Trustees meeting

Pictured: Northwest Mississippi Community College President Dr. Gary Lee Spears, center, recognized students who were honored on March 5 by the Mississippi Legislature for being named to the Phi Theta Kappa All-Mississippi Academic Team. Pictured left to right are: Carroll Huebner,

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