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Dr. Marshall Hollis Endowment established at Northwest

The Dr. Marshall E. Hollis Endowed Scholarship has recently been established at Northwest Mississippi Community College by Dr. Hollis, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president for Development and Special Projects. The scholarship will benefit second-year pharmacy pathway students who have maintained a 3.0 grade point average. Hollis received two bachelor’s degrees in biology and […]

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Joe Johnson Endowment established at Northwest

The Joe Johnson Endowed Scholarship has been established at Northwest Mississippi Community College by Trudy Hall of Charlottesville, Virginia, and her late husband, retired Colonel Charles R. Johnson, Jr., according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects. The scholarship was established just prior to Col. Johnson’s death in January 2017. Johnson, […]

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Sponsors and participants needed for April 20 “Shoot for the Heart” event

The seventh annual local “Shoot for the Heart” event to benefit the Northwest Mississippi Community College Division of Nursing will take place on Thursday, April 20 in Tunica. Northwest is looking for sponsors and participants for this year’s events. The event is sponsored by the Paper Packers Sporting Clays Club, and the Community Foundation of […]

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Foundation honors state leaders who served on board

Mississippi State Rep. Tommy Reynolds (left) and Doug Davis, chief of staff for the Office of the Mississippi Secretary of State, were recently visited in Jackson by Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects for Northwest Mississippi Community College.  Canon presented gifts of appreciation to Reynolds and Davis for their service on […]

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Blackwood Endowment established at Northwest

The Donald James (Jim) Blackwood Scholarship Endowment has been established at Northwest Mississippi Community College by the employees of Tallahatchie General Hospital in Charleston, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects. Blackwood is the CEO of Tallahatchie General Hospital and Extended Care Facility (TGH) and is the managing member of […]

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Northwest Foundation has record year of giving

The Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation celebrated a record year of giving at its recent first quarterly meeting of the Board of Directors on Feb. 21. According to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects, the Foundation received $907,757 in cash contributions and an additional $40,000 in in-kind gifts, including a small […]

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Bourne family recognized by Northwest Foundation   

 In appreciation for the support given to the students of Northwest Mississippi Community College, Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects presented a plaque of appreciation to Dr. Robert I. Bourne, Jr.   Bourne and his late wife, Anne Riley Bourne, have established two endowments at Northwest: The Lena Rivers Harris Riley […]

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Dr. Dolores Barnett Endowed Scholarship established at Northwest    

The Dr. Dolores “Dr. B” W. Barnett Endowed Scholarship has been established at Northwest Mississippi Community College by her sons, Dr. Charlie Barnett of Batesville and Gene Barnett of Huntsville, Alabama, according to Sybil Canon, associate vice president of Development and Special Projects. “Dr. B,” as she was affectionately called, worked in the field of […]

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Band scholarship auditions canceled for Saturday, Nov. 12

Band scholarship auditions originally scheduled for this Saturday (Nov. 12) from 9 a.m.- noon and 1-3 p.m. have been canceled! The Ranger Band will travel to East Mississippi Community College for the State Championship game on Saturday. Friday (Nov. 11) auditions, scheduled from 3-5 p.m. will still be held in the Band Hall. For more […]

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