Photos: Holiday season bright at UMMCPublished on Monday, December 27, 2021Visits from Santa and Mrs. Claus, Gov. Tate Reeves and carolers were among the holiday highlights at the state’s only academic medical center. Reflect on the season’s celebrations in this collection of photos.Two-month-old Henry Carpenter gets a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus and their elves during an inpatient visit at Children's of Mississippi Wednesday.Children’s of Mississippi patient Cameron Allen gets a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus and the elf crew Wednesday.Mary Mosley Pickering, a patient in the Children's of Mississippi, is thrilled to get a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus.Child Life assistant Michelle Chambers packs bags of toys for holiday deliveries to Children's of Mississippi inpatients.Children’s of Mississippi patient Favion Willard gets a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus and the elf crew Wednesday.Patients and staff in the Bone Marrow Unit were treated to a special holiday visit when a group of carolers returned to UMMC for an 18th year.Zayden Reed, a patient at Children's of Mississippi, gets a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus in addition to Gov. Tate Reeves.Children’s of Mississippi patient Margaret Booker is held by her father, Brandon Booker, as one of Santa Claus' elves, Cille Taylor, gives her a doll.Children's of Mississippi is visited by elves Ruby and Ralphie, who are skiing Mississippi style.Children's of Mississippi Child Life specialist Kelsey Clark gives patient Damarion Roby a stuffed animal donated by Nicholas Air, a private aviation company, outside Children's of Mississippi.Children’s of Mississippi patient Braxtyn Johnson gets a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus during their inpatient visit.Santa and Mrs. Claus listen to the Christmas wishes of Collin Khong, a patient at Children's of Mississippi.Children's of Mississippi Child Life specialists Cara Williams, front, and from left, Kelsey Clark, Ashley Prendez and Pepper Weed-Cooper wheel carts full of stuffed animals donated by Nicholas Air, a private aviation company, into Children's of Mississippi.Children's of Mississippi received some very special visitors on Dec. 21 when Gov. Tate Reeves and his family dropped by, along with Santa and Mrs. Claus. From left are Emma Reeves, Gov. Reeves, Santa, Maddie Reeves, Mrs. Claus, Tyler Reeves and Elee Reeves.Katie Hester, center, leads the "Caroling-In-the-Belhaven-Neighborhood" group during a performance in the atrium at University Hospital at UMMC.