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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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New scholarships, gifts recognized at Foundation Scholarship ceremonies

On Oct. 6 and 7, Dr. Gary Lee Spears, Northwest president of Northwest Mississippi Community College, presented plaques of appreciation at a ceremony honoring those who have established endowed scholarships at Northwest.   The Tim Shorter Endowment:  Established by his

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Winners of the 2+2 Scholarship Golf Tournament announced

Winners have been determined for the annual BancorpSouth 2+2 Scholarship Golf Tournament, benefitting students from The University of Mississippi and Northwest Mississippi Community College at DeSoto Center. The event was held on Thursday, Sept. 17 at Cherokee Valley Golf Course in

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Northwest recognizes donor for milestone in giving

 Dr. Gary Lee Spears, president of Northwest Mississippi Community College, and Sybil Canon, associate vice president for development and special projects recently recognized Bobby Dunlap, CEO of Dunlap & Kyle, in celebrating a milestone of generous giving reached by Dunlap

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DeSoto Shrine Club makes donation to scholarship

The DeSoto Shrine Club established an endowed scholarship with the Northwest Mississippi Community College Foundation in 1992.  Recently, the club contributed $9,350 in order to bring the total contributed to $30,000. On hand to receive the contribution from Shrine Club

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Andrews Endowment established at Northwest

The Jimmy Neal Andrews Endowment was established at Northwest Mississippi Community College by M. C. Herrington Distributor, Inc., Northcentral Electric Power Association, and a host of family, friends, and business associates to honor the memory of this beloved citizen of

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