• Panola College Drama's production of The Exonerated brought home 20 awards from the TCCSTA State Play Festival held at LCS-Kingwood this past week. Superior Production Trophy, Kyree Williams, Sophomore, was awarded the Bill Morton Acting Challenge Award (best actor), Avery Tindol, Superior-Acting, Darian Upshaw and Carenza Johnson, Excellence in Acting, The following students were awarded a Director's Superior in the following Technical areas, Ben Charrez,Stage Mangement, Mariah Fulbright, Assistant Directing, Christin Lindgren, Dramaturgy and Lobby Design, Alex Dutton, Lighting Design, Laura "Alfy" Lindsey, Sound Design, Keelan Moses, Costume Design, Nicole Cassell, Make-up Design Kaycee Ricketson, Scene Design, Ethan Xiu, Projection Design. Receiving the Respondents Award for Excellence in Tech were Kaycee Ricketson for Scene Design and Shadow Play Design, Ethan Xiu for Projection Design, Dewey Brannan III for Scrim Lighting Design. Panolal College's entire cast and crew received the Honor Crew award as well. PC Drama Director Karen King said, "I am so proud of these students. At the end of our production as the house went dark for the curtain call, the entire audience rose to their feet as one to give a standing ovation. It was an incredible moment for our students!" March 2, 2015

Disney Dazzle to take the stage

Disney Dazzle to take the stage

Panola College Jazz Band and Pipers to present Disney Dazzle, concert featuring several popular Disney songs, on Thursday, April 3 at the Carthage Civic Center. Songs from such classics as Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, The Lion King and many more will be performed. Concert will start at 7 p.m. Tickets will be $5 for adults, $2 for children, and free for Panola students and faculty (tickets will be sold at the door). Concession stand will be open from 6 to 7 p.m. Come early to get your snacks before the show!

Student Performances include:

Faculty member children

  • Hunter Moon, son of Alan Moon
  • Justin Davis, son of Katie Davis
  • Drew and Will Jackson, sons of Nissy Jackson

Panola Pipers

  • Cassie Blair
  • Kendra Edwards
  • Merial Edwards
  • Johnna Marshall
  • Reagan Greer
  • Kady Armstrong
  • Jordan Gillespie
  • Veronica Claassen
  • Shayna Maxey
  • Harley Duncan
  • Trenton Wall
  • Alec Humphries
  • Sedric Black
  • Tyler Ryan

Disney Orchestra Personnel

  • Kayla Hallman: Piccolo, Flute, Alto Flute
  • Larry Edge: Clarinet
  • Chris Henslee: Alto Sax
  • Ross Reynolds: Alto Sax, Tenor Sax
  • Billy Don Byrd: Tenor Sax
  • Daniel LeBlanc: Bari Sax
  • Taylor Reynolds: Trumpet
  • Tony Ruiz: Trumpet
  • Johnathan Wilson: Trumpet
  • Andrea Cordero: Trombone
  • Stephen Lewis: Trombone
  • Laniel Fields: Trombone
  • Chris Rios: Trombone, Tuba
  • Rachel Mukweyi: Bells, Xylophone, Vibes, Tympani, Bicycle Horn
  • Parker Dickenson: Piano, Bells, Chimes, Slide Whistle
  • Jordan Campbell: Drum Set, Woodblocks, Triangle
  • Jason Henslee: Electric Bass

Additional Performances

  • Mackenzie McGowan
  • Denice Wilson



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