NWMCC grants 11 Oxford High Scholastic Institute students Associate Degrees
Published 10:45 am Friday, May 6, 2022
Northwest Mississippi Community College granted Associate Degrees to eleven Oxford High Scholastic Institute students. The seniors completed the coursework as full-time college students while completing their high school graduation requirements and have been awarded $323,000 in scholarships to continue their college education.
Scholastic Institute students are full-time college students at NWMCC. Courses are offered on the OHS campus, through NWMCC’s e-learning platform, and face-to-face at NWMCC’s Oxford campus.
During this week’s medal ceremony, NWMCC President Michael Heindl congratulated the students and Oxford High on “being a model for all school districts.”
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The Scholastic Institute is under the direction of Steve Hurdle and Duncan Gray, director and assistant director of the Oxford School District’s College and Career Readiness Department respectively.
2022 Graduating Students
|Diamond||Bell||Ole Miss||Medical Science|
|Brock||Bigham||Mississippi State University||Aerospace Engineering|
|Trey||Brower||USM||Forensics (Chem & BioChem)|
|Kalvia||Caldwell||Mississippi State University||Elementary Education|
|Madeline||Cook||University of Mississippi||Psychology|
|Emerson||Crowe||University of Mississippi||Exercise Science|
|Cassidy||Rock||Ole Miss||Psychology, Music|
|Tyler||Skipworth||Ole Miss||Computer Science|
|John||Stewart||Mississippi State||Aerospace Engineering|
|Luke||Tucker||University of Mississippi||Mechanical Engineering, minor in manufacturing; Haley Barbour Center for Applied Engineering|
|Anna||Walker||University of Mississippi||Psychology|
“This program has seen tremendous growth due to the participants encouraging their peers,” said Gray. The next graduating class in 2023 anticipates 18 Scholastic Institute graduates and 25 the following year.