Associate degrees

NWMCC Grants 11 Oxford High Scholastic Institute Students Associate Degrees – The Oxford Eagle

Northwest Mississippi Community College awarded associate degrees to eleven students from Oxford High Scholastic Institute. The seniors attended classes as full-time students while meeting high school graduation requirements and received $323,000 in scholarships to continue their college education.

Scholastic Institute students are full-time students at NWMCC. Courses are offered on the OHS campus, through the NWMCC online learning platform, and face-to-face at the NWMCC Oxford campus.

During this week’s medal ceremony, NWMCC President Michael Heindl praised the students and Oxford High for “being a role model for all school districts.”

The Scholastic Institute is under the direction of Steve Hurdle and Duncan Gray, respectively Principal and Deputy Principal of the College and Career Readiness Department of the Oxford School District.

2022 graduating students

diamond Bell Ole Miss medical science
Brock Bigham Mississippi State University aerospace engineering
Trey Navigator MUS Forensic medicine (chemistry and biochemistry)
Kalvia Caldwell Mississippi State University Primary education
Magdalene To cook University of Mississippi Psychology
Emerson Crowe University of Mississippi exercise science
Cassidy Rock Ole Miss Psychology, Music
Tyler Skipworth Ole Miss Computing
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 phenomenal growth thanks to participants cheering on their peers,” Gray said. The next class in 2023 expects 18 Scholastic Institute graduates and 25 the following year.