East Texas Baptist University is an institution affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas since 1912. ETBU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and master's degrees.  ETBU’s primary focus is on quality academic programs in the humanities, natural and social sciences, fine arts, and selected professional areas. ETBU strives to serve students of varied ages and of diverse socioeconomic, geographic, cultural, ethnic, and religious backgrounds. They employ Christian faculty who are dedicated to teaching, scholarship, advising, and service as they model the principles of the Christian faith. As a Baptist university ETBU is committed to the integration of learning and Christian faith in the pursuit of truth.
Currently ETBU has a student enrollment of 1200. Their mascot is the Tiger and their colors are navy and gold. The President of ETBU is Dr. Samuel “Dub” Oliver. For more information, please visit their website at or call them at 1-800-804-ETBU.

Texas State Technical College Marshall is a coeducational, two-year, public technical college within the Texas State Technical College System.  The College offers programs of study leading to Certificates of Completion and Associate of Applied Science degrees.  These educational programs include preparation for high demand, advanced, and emerging technology fields; developmental education; and general education courses in the humanities, mathematics, and sciences.  
Texas State Technical College Marshall is committed to the economic development of Texas.  To enhance the economic competitiveness of the state, the College provides specialized training and services for business and industry, continuing education, and community service programs.  Additionally, TSTC Marshall offers courses to students at the secondary level that can apply towards both their high school graduation requirements as well as credit at the college level.
The faculty and staff of Texas State Technical College Marshall believe strongly in the worth and dignity of each individual and provide students with opportunities for personal and intellectual growth by offering a full range of services.  These services include career and guidance counseling, tutoring, student activities, accommodations for students with special needs, financial aid, housing, and access to information on local healthcare providers.
For more information on the opportunities at TSTC-Marshall, visit their website at or call them at 903-935-1010.

 Wiley College, founded in 1873 in Marshall, Texas, is a historically black, primarily liberal arts, residential, co-educational, baccalaureate degree-granting institution affiliated with The United Methodist Church.  Committed to the principle of educational access, the College serves traditional and non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds who have expressed a desire and potential for learning in a Christian environment.  Wiley, in fulfilling its basic purpose of providing a liberal arts education with a global focus, endeavors to provide an intellectually stimulating environment, promoting student competencies in communication, as well as, critical and analytical thinking.  
Initially, the purpose of Wiley College was to focus mainly on training teachers for careers at black elementary and secondary schools.  It has since grown from a vocational college to an institution that awards an associate's degree and bachelor's degrees in 17 disciplines including, english, biology, business, computer science, and social sciences, etc. Additionally, Wiley College is recognized for providing higher education opportunities to non-traditional students through its Organizational Management Program and its Criminal Justice Administration program.  
Wiley’s mascot is the Wildcats and their colors are white and purple. Currently, they have 1,356 students enrolled. The President is Dr. Haywood Strickland. For more information on Wiley College, call them at 903-927-3300 or visit

In just more than 60 years, Panola College has grown in both size and in the scope of its services offered to its students and its community.  The school, which was established in 1947, was created to provide young people with the opportunity to earn the first two years of a traditional baccalaureate.  The services the College offers have expanded greatly to meet community needs, providing a wide range of educational and training opportunities to citizens of all ages.
In addition to a comprehensive community college in Carthage, the school offers a variety of instructional opportunities in a four-county service area including Harrison, Marion, and Shelby counties.  These three counties became part of the college's official service area by legislative act in 1995.
Panola College shapes its mission around the needs of the people within its service area.  As a two-year public community institution, Panola College is dedicated to providing excellence in education for its constituents.  The range of educational offerings both face-to-face and electronic includes university transfer programs, technical and workforce programs, developmental courses designed to increase academic proficiency, and continuing education to enrich lives and improve skills.  
Currently there are approximately 2,322 students enrolled. Their colors are green and white and the President is Dr. Greg Powell. To learn more about the opportunities that Panola College has to offer, visit their website at, or call them at 903-693-2000.

Marshall Independent School District
1305 East Pinecrest, Marshall, Texas 75670
Superintendent: Dr. Marc Smith
Deputy Superintendent: Melinda Jones
Board of Trustees:
District 1: Mrs. Charles Wilson
District 2: Barbara Carraway Alexander
District 3:  Helen Warwick
District 4: Brad Howlett
District 5: Chase Palmer
Brad Burris, Member-at-Large
Cathy Marshall, Member-at-Large
Currently enrolled students: 5,778
Mascot: Mavericks
Colors: Red and White
Marshall High School
1900 Maverick Drive, Marshall, Texas 75670
Grades: 9th through 12th
Principal: Mr. Ted Huffhines
Marshal Junior High
700 West Houston Street, Marshall, Texas 75670
Grades: 7th and 8th
Principal: Mr. David Segers
Price T. Young Middle School
1501 Sanford Street, Marshall, Texas 75671
Grades: 5th and 6th
Principal: Mrs. Linda Lister
Sam Houston Middle School
2905 East Travis Street, Marshall, Texas 75672
Grades: 5th and 6th
Principal: Mrs. Angela Fitzpatrick
David Crockett Elementary
700 Jasper Drive, Marshall, Texas 75672
Grades: Kindergarten through 4th
Principal: Mrs. Joana Taylor
George W. Carver Elementary
2302 Holland Street, Marshall, Texas 75670
Grades: Kindergarten through 4th
Principal: Mrs. Kathleen Abraham
J.H. Moore Elementary
2303 Norwood Street, Marshall, Texas 75670
Grades: Kindergarten through 4th
Principal: Mrs. Crystal Pyle
Robert E. Lee Elementary
1315 Calloway Street, Marshall, Texas 75670
Grades: Kindergarten through 4th
Principal: Mrs. Kresa Lane
South Marshall Elementary
1600 Meadow Street, Marshall, Texas 75670
Grades: Kindergarten through 4th
Principal: Mrs. Tina Brown
William B. Travis Elementary
300 West Carolanne Blvd., Marshall, Texas 75672
Grades: Kindergarten through 4th
Principal: Mrs. Amy Dickson
Washington Early Childhood Center
1202 Evans Street, Marshall, Texas 75670
Principal: Mrs. Stephanie Henderson