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Fine Arts Division sponsors “Days of Trumpeting” clinics for middle and high school students

Justin Robinson, right, assistant director of bands at Northwest Mississippi Community College works with recent high school graduates, (left to right) Ryan Harra of Olive Branch, DeSoto Central High School; Coy Butler of Olive Branch, Center Hill High School; Noah

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Northwest Nursing Division volunteers for annual “Shoot for the Heart” event

Seventy Northwest Mississippi Community College nursing students and faculty volunteered for the annual sporting clays “Shoot for the Heart” as a way to show their gratitude for the scholarships and equipment they’ve received over the past five years, thanks to

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Northwest selects new Ranger Cheerleaders

By Kevin Maloney, Sports Information Director Nineteen students at Northwest Mississippi Community College have been selected as Ranger cheerleaders for the 2015-16 season, according to cheer coach and sponsor Liesl Mote. Tryouts were held at the McLendon Center on the

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Northwest summer sessions registration dates set

Open registration for summer 2015 sessions on all campuses at Northwest Mississippi Community College has been scheduled, according to college officials. Current Northwest students can register online. Details can be found on the Northwest website. Open registration for first session

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Alumni come together to celebrate DeSoto Center 40th anniversary

Former administration, faculty staff and alumni were were on hand to celebrate DeSoto Center’s 40th Anniversary at the Alumni Fish Fry on May 5.  Entertainment was provided by the Northwest Steel Band. The event was sponsored by the Northwest Foundation.

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King, Buchanan recognized in Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology program

Northwest Mississippi Community College Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technology Instructor Whit Perry (left) presents Cody King of Columbia, center, with the Klein Tools Top Apprentice Award. Congratulating King is Robin Douglas, assistant dean of Career, Technical and Workforce Education,

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DeSoto Center Practical Nursing students teach children about poison control

The Desoto Center’s Practical Nursing students volunteered to teach the students at Walls Head Start program about poison control. They developed audio and visual interactive activities for the children to learn how poisonous substances can affect the human bodies when

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First Northwest music business/industry student to graduate May 15

When Tyler Dunavent of Pope came to Northwest Mississippi Community College, he probably never thought he would end up being the first graduate in one of the college’s new programs. Dunavent will graduate on May 15 as the first person

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Sophomore Nursing students recognized for service during Shoot for the Heart

 Northwest Mississippi Community College sophomore Nursing students Brittany Burchfield Camp of Oxford, Chelsea Moyer of Olive Branch and Hunter Luna of Coldwater each received a $500 scholarship from Tom Pittman, CEO/president of the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi, for volunteer efforts during

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Abel named Senatobia Rotary Student of the Month

Dora Abel, center, a sophomore from Gore Springs, was named the Senatobia Rotary Club’s May Student of the Month for Northwest Mississippi Community College. Congratulating Abel, left to right, are James Baker, history instructor and Scott Crockett, Rotary club president.

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