On Saturday, November 21, the winning ticket of the Cruisin’ for College Car Raffle benefitting the Panola College Foundation was drawn in front of a group of Panola Ponies basketball fans at half-time.
The lucky owner of ticket number 996, Rhonda Williams of Carthage, TX, was notified immediately by phone. All those in attendance enjoyed hearing her excitement as she was told over the speaker she was the owner of a brand new 2015 Chevy Camaro.
"I can't believe it! I never win anything, but I was proud to support the Panola College Foundation and knew the funds would go towards a great cause,” said Williams.
The Cruisin’ For College Car Raffle, which was graciously sponsored by Pippen Motor Company, was initiated in September 2015 and ticket sales were limited to only 3,000 tickets.All of the net proceeds go to support the Panola College Foundation, who provide student scholarships, faculty and staff grants and other special projects that support student success at Panola College.
“On behalf of the Panola College Foundation, we would like to say a BIG thank you to everyone who purchased tickets and supported the Foundation. The support of our community members in Panola, Shelby, Harrison, and Marion Counties is always impressive and greatly appreciated,” stated Jessica Pace, Director of Institutional Advancement at Panola College. “
Congratulations to the winner, Rhonda Williams!