Panola College introduces Angel Tree project

A new Angel Tree project will help provide Christmas cheer to children under 12 whose parents are Panola College students.

The college-organized project aims to give children something they want, something they need and something to read.

To participate, Panola College students should fill out an application form at by Nov. 17.

College faculty, staff, students and community members may select angels from Nov. 18 through Dec. 9. Angel Trees will be available in the Charles C. Matthews Foundation Student Center in Carthage, as well as the Marshall Mall and Shelby Regional Training Center locations.

Monetary donations for the Angel Tree project can be made at Indicate in the notes line that the donation is for the Angel Tree Project.

“We understand that paying for college often creates a financial burden on students, and we don’t want their children to miss out on having Christmas gifts,” Dean of Health Sciences Kelly Reed-Hirsch said.

For more information, contact Reed-Hirsch at (903) 694-4022 or Whitney McBee at (903) 693-2000.