Panola College Foundation announces 2020-21 grant recipients


Veronica Wilkerson, a grant recipient, photographed with a check from the Panola College Foundation for the 2020-21 grants.

The Panola College Foundation awarded 21 grants that totaled more than $47,000 to faculty and staff at Panola College that will go toward supporting various programs and initiatives. The recipients were announced in late October.

“We are thankful to the generous support of the Panola College Foundation by our Sustainers Group and the community which makes the awarding of these grants possible each year,” said Vicky Hudson, Chair of the Panola College Foundation. “We also appreciate the faculty and staff at Panola College that continue to develop high-quality innovative ideas and improvements to support student success each year.”

The 2020-21 grants include funding for the following:

  • Laura Wood and Kevin Rutherford, 2 A&P (Anatomy and Physiology) Models and 5 Pieces of Equipment
  • Veronica Wilkerson, OER Certification from the Open Education Network
  • Whitney McBee, Dental Supplies and Tools for the Dental Assisting Program
  • Aaron Smith, 35 Pairs of Basketball Shoes
  • Grant Freels, Rapsodo Pitching Machine
  • Jacky Andreatta, GameReady System
  • Whitney McBee, Drumfit Fitness and Bungee Fitness
  • Dwaine Hubbard, Roland AE 10-G Digital Wind Instrument
  • Haylie Handly, Fall and Spring Museum Field Trips
  • Karen King, Costume Design Equipment
  • Kimberly Bishop, AHIMA Certification Maintenance Package and AOE Conference Registration
  • Kristy Parker, PersonAbility Program
  • Terrie King, TherapyEd Student Workshop
  • Jody Harris, Mascot Costume
  • Katy Chance, Residence Life Egg Hunt
  • Katy Chance, Feed the Need Endowment
  • Bobbie Smith, 10 Eye-Vac PRO Professional Auto Stationary Vacuums
  • Dwayne Ferguson, 20 Microsoft Office Specialist Certifications
  • Michael Pace, HVAC TruTech Tools
  • Michael Pace, Commercial Wiring Collection of Tools
  • Michael Pace, Intelligent Fire Training System

Information about the Panola College Foundation is available online at, or by calling 903-693-2029.