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Foundation receives scholarship donation from Bancorp South

Since 2000, BancorpSouth has provided full-tuition scholarships for students attending Northwest Mississippi Community College. The most recent contribution brings the total to $82,800. Receiving the check for the 2016-17 scholarship award from Walt Parker (right), branch manager of the Senatobia

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Northwest nursing students receive scholarships

These Northwest Mississippi Community College nursing students each received a $500 scholarship for their volunteer work at this year’s “Shoot for the Heart” event on April 24 in Tunica. The annual event benefits the Nursing Division and has raised over

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“Shoot for the Heart” event to benefit nursing program draws 348 shooters

Local shooters support Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Nursing Division at the 2016 Shoot for the Heart event in Tunica on April 21. A total of 348 shooters from across the country and Canada participated in the event. This team was

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SSS TRIO students receive Grant Aid scholarships

Pictured: These Northwest Mississippi Community College students are recent recipients of the Student Support Services (SSS) TRIO Grant Aid Scholarships who were honored at a reception on April 20. Pictured seated, left to right are, Erica Rubio of Sarah, Josephine

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Northwest theatre students working to endow scholarship

Theatre students are accustomed to working long hours learning lines and rehearsing for productions. The theatre students at Northwest Mississippi Community College are going a step further in working hard to endow a scholarship honoring a beloved theatre instructor. Jo

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Sponsors and participants needed for April 21 “Shoot for the Heart” event

The sixth annual local “Shoot for the Heart” event to benefit the Northwest Mississippi Community College Division of Nursing will take place on Thursday, April 21 at the Willows Sporting Clays Center in Tunica. Northwest is looking for sponsors and

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Auditions for Northwest drum major, guard and Rangerettes set

Auditions for drum major, guard, and Rangerette scholarships at Northwest Mississippi Community College are coming up, according to John Mixon, Fine Arts Division director. Drum major auditions for the Ranger Marching Band will be held on Saturday, May 7 from

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Northwest announces choral, theatre scholarship auditions

Auditions for Fine Arts scholarships at Northwest Mississippi Community College will be held March 18-19 according to John Mixon, Fine Arts Division director. Choral scholarship auditions will be held on Friday, March 18 at noon and Saturday, March 19 at

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Riley Endowment established at Northwest

The Lena Rivers Harris Riley Endowment has been established at Northwest Mississippi Community College by her daughter, Anne Riley Bourne, and son-in-law, Dr. Robert I. Bourne, Jr. of Camden, Tennessee, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and

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Jenkins Endowment established at Northwest

The Katherine (Kitty) Lee Jenkins Endowment has been recently established with the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation, according to Sybil Canon, Northwest associate vice president for Development and Special Projects. The scholarship was established to honor Kitty’s memory by her

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