Northwest announces fall 2023 graduates

Published 9:12 pm Monday, December 11, 2023

Northwest Mississippi Community College officials this week announced 595 graduates have been awarded degrees and certificates for the Fall 2023 semester.

Degrees were officially conferred by Dr. Michael Heindl, Northwest president, on Dec. 8 during the college’s 115th commencement.

Area students included on the list of fall graduates were was follows:

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From Oxford: Peyton Flemingmm, Justin Stafford, Shandrika Tate, Warner Dao, Hannah Shaw, Leslie Nail, Stephanie Donald, Jamiya Dudley, Jamie Parsons, Anglelina Hoang, Jasmin McLeod, Jakiyah Polk, Clayton Cutshall, Brianna Vaughn, Kara Hilliard, Kathryn McCord, Kendrick Tallie, Savannah Heath, Darcus Horton, Marquazia Pegues, Kaitlyn Holloway, Shuntavious McJunkins, Daija Bumphis, Casandra Alba, Hudson Lindsay, Alexus Driver, Demonte Mitchell, Deraynnae Mathis, Virginia Burke, Katy Reeves, Stratton Smith, Lyla Vanlandingham, Lacey Grant, Amrita Chakraborty, Gabrielle McCoy, Wesley Grilliette, Shantavia Jones, Tanaria Gipson, Kendrick Blackmon, Calvin Downer, Kimberly Walter, Niyounce Brand, Dylan Johnson, Daveyon Jordan, Micah Horn, Hannah Barnes, Brian Gilliam, Jazmine Brown, Tristan Shorter and Yakeitch Suggs.

From Pontotoc: Stephanie Cherry, Ashley Smith and Kimberly Sprouse.

From Thaxton: Emma Franks.

From Abbeville: Suzzette Suggs, Taylor Davis, Deborah Jackson and Tamira Johnson.

From Water Valley: Tyra White, Abigail Allen, Julie Burk, Nathaniel Allen, Rachael Witt, Averie Curvin, Brittany Pegues, Chloe Burrowes, Tyquisha Pritchard, Tyler Boedecker, Jon Surrette, Hayden Eubanks, Bradley Tedford and Emiyah Gipson.

From Waterford: Virginia Corbett and Kristyn Sparkman.

From Paris: Analyn Harmon.

From Batesville: Erika Henderson, Ashley Weeks, Morgan Pounders, Kylie Beard, Mary Dickerson, Alison Weeks, Lateria Chapman, Ashley Mockbee , Kaitlyn Herron, Lacey Downs, Madison Smith, D’Asia Joiner, Bryanna Dulin, Heather Vest, Makayla Berry, Kenn’Eisha Bobo, Amber Golden, Cherquita Conner, LaBrisa Hughes, Mae-Elizabeth Tutor, William Edmonds, Alyssa Davis, Jessica Jones-Lee, Megan Lytal and Christina Wright Ford.

From Como: Kaylinn Brownlee, Tyler Burke, Josie Kennedy, Aylaijah Phillips, Jason Rodney, Karla Greer and Madelyn Cain.

Northwest Mississippi Community College is a public, two-year institution primarily serving 11 counties in Northwest Mississippi. For more information, visit