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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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Dunlap commits $20,000 to Ranger football

Fundraising is now underway to provide Northwest Mississippi Community College players and coaches with a commemorative ring to celebrate their winning of the NJCAA National Championship. Bobby Dunlap, CEO of Dunlap and Kyle based in Batesville, the parent company of

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Dot Childress now recognized as part of endowment at Northwest

When longtime Northcentral Electric Power Association employee Dot Childress retired, the association contributed a generous gift so that her name might be added to an endowed scholarship at Northwest Mississippi Community College. The Melvin E. (Dooney) Childress Endowment, which was

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Mastin Endowment established at Northwest

The Wilbur and Martha Mastin Family Endowment was established by Wilbur Mastin and his sons, Tim and Thomas, to honor the memory of Martha Mastin and Todd Mastin. A native of West Virginia, Martha Ellen Fletcher Mastin was one of

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Triplett’s legacy lives on at Northwest

It could be said that when Glenn Triplett passed away on Aug. 27, Northwest lost a legend. But the retired “Director Emeritus” of the college’s band program left an indelible mark on the students he taught, the department he worked

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Shorter scholarship established at Northwest

The Tim Shorter Endowment was established at the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation by a host of friends and family and his colleagues on the Oxford Campus. Shorter died on September 1, 2013, at the age of 56. At the

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Baldwin scholarship established at Northwest

The Charles Alan (Charlie) Baldwin, Jr. Endowed Scholarship was established at Northwest Mississippi Community College by his family and a host of friends following his untimely death on March 7 at age 34. Charlie was the son of Charles and

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Legge receives MDOT scholarship

Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) Commissioner Mike Tagert, left, visited Northwest Mississippi Community College to award a $500 cash scholarship to Christopher Ryan Legge, a freshman from Batesville studying engineering. Each year, MDOT awards scholarships to college students studying Science,

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