Long-time Tate Countian Don Clanton has been named Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Alumnus of the Year for 2019. Northwest will hold its 2019 Homecoming festivities on Thursday, Oct. 10 on the Senatobia campus. Clanton will be honored during the Alumni Celebration beginning at 4 p.m. in the Haraway Center. Clanton attended Northwest from 1961-1963. Throughout the years, Clanton has been a vital part of the Northwest community serving as secretary of the Board of Trustees, as a member of the Northwest Foundation and as part-time manager of the Northwest Farm.