Clubs and Organizations

Student organizations are designed to aid in developing the social and vocational skills of individuals. Organizations are chartered by the Student Government Association and operate with the advice of faculty and administrators.

Baptist Student Ministries

This organization is open to all students. The BSM sponsors Bible studies, devotional programs, and social events throughout the school year. Every Wednesday, during the fall and spring semesters, the BSM sponsors a free lunch, hosted by area churches and served in the Baptist Student Center across from the campus.

Caddo Club

Students interested in outdoor recreation, ecology, and the historical and current impact of man on the environment will find a variety of opportunities in this organization. Guest speakers, field trips, campouts, and recycling projects are among the activities enjoyed by members of this club.
Sponsors: Christina Parrott ( and Sheila Ritter (


Membership in the Chorale is open to all Panola College students upon approval of the director. The Chorale presents fall, Christmas, and spring concerts, attends choral festivals, visits area schools, and goes on tour.
Sponsor: Sandra Bauer (

Concert Band

The main band of the college gives players an enjoyable and enlightening playing experience. It performs a wide range of music from popular selections to more advanced works for concert band, presents concerts on campus, plays for athletic events, and at area functions. Membership in the Concert Band is open to all Panola College students upon approval of the director.
Sponsor: Dwaine Hubbard (

Delta Psi Omega

This organization is devoted to an interest in drama and is open to all students who are active in drama or dramatic productions.

Gaming Club

The Gaming Club exists to provide a community where the gamers of Panola College can congregate. The club owns and utilizes a wide range of gaming consoles and games.
Sponsor: Texas Reardon (

Green Jackets

This group is the oldest organization on campus and has a long history of service to the College and community. Membership comes through nomination by faculty and through a rigid selection process. The outstanding men and women of this student organization serve as goodwill ambassadors for the College, providing both leadership and service.
Sponsors: Katie Ferris (

History Club

The History Club promotes interest in the study of history and historical events, provides fellowship among students and faculty, and provides a forum for discussion and presentation of innovative ideas with respect to the subject of history.
Sponsor: Bill Offer (

The National Society of Leadership and Success (Sigma Alpha Pi)

The National Society of Leadership and Success, Sigma Alpha Pi, is the largest collegiate leadership honor society in the United States with over 500 chapters and more than half a million members nationwide.
Sponsor: Corey Johnson (

Panola Pipers

This small choir performs fully staged, choreographed shows. Widely acclaimed for exciting routines, they perform for service clubs, hospitals, and schools and are featured annually at the Texas State Fair. Their dinner theater production, “Christmas in Carthage,” has become an outstanding community event. Membership in the Panola Pipers is open to all Panola College students upon approval of the director.
Sponsor: Sandra Bauer (

Phi Beta Lambda

The purpose of Phi Beta Lambda is to provide an organization on campus for business students that develop leadership, communication, and teamwork.
Sponsor: Dwayne Ferguson (

Phi Theta Kappa

This international honor fraternity recognizes junior and community college students who have attained high scholastic achievements. Membership is by invitations to those who qualify. Learning, society, and service activities are scheduled throughout the year.
Sponsors: Jaynellen Wylie ( and Tamra Mothershed (

SOTA (Student Occupational Therapy Assistant) Club

This community service club is open to all students enrolled in the Occupational Therapy Assistant program, all students declaring OTA as their major and all OTA Program alumni. The purpose of this club is to unite the OTA students, future students, and alumni and broaden their intellectual and professional skills through community service projects.
Sponsor: Julie Green (

Stage Band

The smaller of two college bands, this band gives the student experience in popular music, jazz, and modern stage band literature. Enrollment is limited.
Sponsor: Dwaine Hubbard (

Student Government Association

Composed of elected students, this organization assists in planning and presenting student activities. It serves as a link between the student body, the administration, and the faculty. It is a voice for student rights and opinions on campus. The Student Government Association is a member of the Texas Junior College Student Government Association. In the past, Panola College has held responsible positions within this organization’s leadership.
Sponsor: Aaron Williams (