April 3, 2014

 

CHIPOLA TO HOST APRIL 8 RECEPTION FOR NEW PRESIDENT

                MARIANNA—The public is invited to meet new Chipola College president Dr. Jason Hurst at a drop-in reception, Tuesday, April 8, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. The reception will be held in Lobby of the Chipola Center for the Arts.

                Dr. Hurst became Chipola’s tenth president on April 1.  The District Board of Trustees selected him in December to replace Dr. Gene Prough who retired on March 31.

                Hurst came to Chipola in November 2011 as Vice-President of Baccalaureate and Workforce Development and was promoted to Executive Vice President in 2013.

                Prior to Chipola, Hurst served as Vice President for Workforce Education and Academic Support at Pensacola State College from July of 2010 to November 2011. He served Central Alabama Community College as the director of Workforce Development and director of the Talladega Center.  Prior to that he served as the Assistant Dean of Workforce Development at Gadsden State Community College.

                Dr. Hurst earned a doctorate from Mississippi State University in 2008, a Master of Education from Auburn University in 1999 and a Bachelor of Education from Athens State University in 1997.

                Dr. Hurst and his wife, Alisa, have three children—Hayden, Halle and Hunter.

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April 3, 2014

CHIPOLA BRAIN BOWL WINS SEVENTH STRAIGHT STATE TITLE

                MARIANNA—The Chipola Brain Bowl team won the 2013-14 FCSAA State Championship March 22, defeating Broward College in the final 580-370 to claim the title.

                The Chipola team has won 7 consecutive state titles, and is now tied Broward with the most titles in Florida community college history.

                Chipola player Jacob Leff was awarded the David Ehlert High Point Award, averaging 92 points per game. Leff is the third Chipola player to win this award, following in the footsteps of Dallin Kelson and Paul Kelson.

                Other Chipola team members are: William Singleton, Wesley Chevillot, Rebecca Delgado, and Ashley Delameter. Chipola coaches are Stan Young and Dr. Robert Dunkle who have both coached the team for 10 years.

                Qualification for the state tournament begins with 25 teams across four regions. The top two teams from each region automatically qualify with two wildcard teams also selected. Chipola qualified by winning the Panhandle Region.

                The Chipola team is also the NAQT (National Academic Quiz Tournament) community college national runner-up. The team finished 2nd in a field of 65 from across the nation in March.

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April 3, 2014

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CHIPOLA BRAIN BOWL WINS SEVENTH STRAIGHT STATE TITLE—The Chipola Brain Bowl team won the 2013-14 FCSAA State Championship on March 22, defeating Broward College in the finals 580-370 to claim the title. Pictured from left, are: Brain Bowl assistant coach Dr. Robert Dunkle, Ashley Delameter. William Singleton, Wesley Chevillot, Rebecca Delgado, Jacob Leff and Brain Bowl head coach Stan Young.

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April 3, 2014

CHIPOLA WINS AT PHI BETA LAMBDA BUSINESS COMPETITION

                ORLANDO—Chipola College Phi Beta Lambda members brought home 10 top awards from the 2014 State Leadership Conference and competition in Orlando. 

                Chipola PBL members competed with students from 25 colleges and universities from the state in various business and leadership competitions. PBL is a student business association which brings business and education together through leadership and career development programs. 

                Chipola winners include: first in Hospitality Management, team of Kathryn Meadows and Jessica Taylor; first in Network Design, team of Brady Carlson and Shareem Goodlet; first in Networking Concepts, Brady Carlson; second in Business Ethics, team of Alex Anderson and Jeff Pitts; Second in Cost Accounting, Alicia Bednar; Third in Networking Concepts, Shareem Goodlet; Fourth in Accounting for Professionals, Alicia Bednar; Fourth in Contemporary Sports Issues, Alex Anderson; Fourth in Management Concepts, Alicia Bednar and Fourth in Sports Management and Marketing, Josh Myers.

                Qualifying students will compete at the national level in Nashville this summer. Students attending the national conference will also participate in numerous leadership and career development workshops.

                During the state conference, the students heard keynote speaker, Jeanine Pirro, the former District Attorney, County Judge, and host of Fox News Channel’s “Justice with Judge Jeanine.” She spoke about breaking down barriers to employment and the role of the internet and social networking sites on hiring decisions.

                PBL is the college level division of FBLA-PBL, the largest business career student organization in the world.  Vikki Milton and Glenda Bethel serve as advisers for the Chipola College chapter. 

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April 3, 2014

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CHIPOLA WINS AT PHI BETA LAMBDA BUSINESS COMPETITION—

Chipola College Phi Beta Lambda members brought home 10 top awards from the 2014 State Leadership Conference and competition in Orlando.  Pictured from left, are: Shareem Goodlet, Brady Carlson, Brent Canada, Josh Myers, Alicia Bedner, Kathryn Meadows, Alex Anderson, Jeff Pitts and Jessica Taylor.

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April 3, 2014

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CHIPOLA JAZZMATAZZ TICKETS ON SALE

                MARIANNA—Tickets are now on sale for Jazzmatazz 2014 to be presented by Chipola College’s Award-Winning Show Choir, April 10-11, at 7 p.m. nightly in the Center for the Arts. 

                This year’s Jazzmatazz, entitled “Past, Present and Future” will feature high energy, song and dance favorites performed by the group under the direction of Angie White and Dr. Josh Martin, with choreography by Brittney Holmes.

                Tickets—$10—are available from Show Choir members, or in the Center for Arts Box Office, or online at www.chipola.edu

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April 3, 2014

CHIPOLA COMMENCEMENT MOVED TO DOTHAN CIVIC CENTER

                MARIANNA—The Chipola College 2014 Commencement Ceremony has been moved to the Dothan Civic Center on Thursday, May 1, at 7 p.m. The address is 126 St. Andrews Street, Dothan, AL, 36303.

                The Chipola Health Center, where the ceremony is usually held, is currently under renovation. College officials moved the ceremony to the Dothan Civic Center to allow graduates to invite an unlimited number of guests to share the event.

                For information, contact the Admissions and Records Office at 850-718-2311 or visit www.chipola.edu.

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April 3, 2014

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PROUGH AND TRAYNOM RETIRE--Hundreds of well-wishers turned out to say goodbye to outgoing Chipola president Dr. Gene Prough and Joyce Traynom, his administrative assistant. Both retired this month are pictured with student assistant Jay Rees.

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April 3, 2014

CHIPOLA STUDENTS ELECT SPRING OFFICERS

                MARIANNA–The Chipola College Student Government Association recently held Spring elections.

                Officers for the new school year are: SGA President, Shawna Donofro of Marianna; sophomore class officers: sophomore class president, Shelby Calloway of Malone; sophomore senators: Jose Aguilar of Bonifay, Nicole Bradley of Greenwood, Tierra Campbell of Malone, Lauryl Clark of Malone, Tiffany Hansford of Marianna, George Hoffman of Chipley, Chelsey Weiler of Blountstown.  Other officers include: chief justice, Mason Carnley of Bonifay.

                All students enrolled at Chipola are members of the SGA and have a voice in the programs of the college.  SGA has jurisdiction over all student organizations and facilitates communication between the student body and the college faculty and administration.

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April 3, 2014

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CAST ANNOUNCED FOR CHIPOLA’S ‘YOU’RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN’

                MARIANNA—The Chipola College Theater is in full rehearsal for the children’s musical, "You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown," which will be presented to hundreds of elementary school children in May.  A public performance is set for May 7 & 8 at 7 p.m.    

                Chipola Theater director Charles Sirmon recently selected the following actors: 

Colton Day as Charlie Brown, Kate Burke as Lucy Van Pelt, Gracie Wallace as Sally Brown, Brett Floyd as Linus Van Pelt, Deondre Davis as Schroeder, Seth Alderman as Snoopy, Patrea Clark as Marcie, Odra Chapman as Peppermint Patty, Shayli Tharp, Dakota Ball, Victoria Ashley, Joseph Corcoran, Ray White, Morgan Cook, A’dajah Swilly as Peanuts Gang. 

                “You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown” (Revised) opened on Broadway in 1999.  It is a fresh approach to the all-time 1967 classic.  Sally Brown joins Charlie, Linus, Lucy, Schroeder and Snoopy in this version.  Two new songs, Beethoven Day and My New Philosophy, have been added to the 12 wonderful numbers of the original version, including My Blanket and Me, The Kite, The Baseball Game, Little Known Facts, Suppertime and Happiness. 

                Tickets for all Chipola Theatre productions go on sale two weeks prior to the performance.  Tickets—$8 for adults and $6 for 18 and under—are available online atwww.chipola.edu and at the Center for the Arts Box Office, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to noon on Friday, and one hour before each show.

                For more information contact Charles Sirmon, Director of Theatre sirmonc@chipola.edu 850-718-2277.

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April 3, 2014

MODERN MARKETING SEMINAR APRIL 11 AT CHIPOLA

                MARIANNA—Chipola College will offer a small business seminar, “Modern Marketing Techniques,” Friday, April 11, from 9:30 a.m. to noon, in Room M-108 of the Business and Technology building (M).

                The seminar will cover modern marketing techniques for reaching the right consumer, with the right product, at the right price. The workshop will offer new ways to research the marketplace and innovative tools to reach the consumer.

                Cost of the seminar is $15. Registration deadline is April 9. Participants may register online at www.northfloridabiz.com.

                The first six Chipola students to sign up will receive free admission. Students should contact Elissa Severson at 718-2441 or sign up in Building M, (108). 

                For information, contact Severson at 850-718-2441 or email seversone@chipola.edu

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April 3, 2014

CHIPOLA WOMEN FINISH THIRD; MEN IN ELITE 8 AT NATIONALS

                KANSAS—The Chipola Lady Indians finished third in the nation with a 71-61 win over Central Arizona College in the NJCAA Women’s National Basketball Tournament in Salina, Kansas on March 22.

                Tiffany Lewis led Chipola in scoring with 18 points. Brianna Wright scored 16. Evelyn Akhator had 13. Sueterrica Key had 11.

                Evelyn Akhator and Tiffany Lewis were named to the All-Tournament team.

                The Lady Indians lost their bid for a first national title with a 78-71 loss to Hutchinson in the semi-finals on March 21. The Lady Indians fell behind 38-17 in the first half, but pulled to within four points in the second half. The comeback was too late as Hutchinson prevailed forcing Chipola into the consolation game where they took third place. Chipola’s Sueterrica Key was 4 for 7 from the three point line scoring 15 total. Wright scored 13. Akhator had 12 and Lewis scored 11. Khadijah Ellison added 10.

                The Lady Indians scored a 64-54 win over Butler in the quarterfinals. Akhator led Chipola with 16 points, 16 rebounds and two blocks. Rhani Bell scored 11.

                Chipola trounced ASA of New York, 81-46, in the first round women’s game. Lewis led with 19. Wright and Akhator both scored 16.

                The Lady Indians had finished the season with an incredible 34-2 record after winning all 12 Panhandle Conference games, the league title and the FCSAA State Championship. Head coach Greg Franklin was named Florida Coach of the Year.

                The Chipola men’s season came to an end March 20 with an 86-79 loss to Jones County in the quarter-finals.

                Sam Cassell, Jr., was named to the All-Tournament team. He led Chipola with 19 points in the loss. Jamaar McKay had 18. Fouls and free throws proved to be the difference with Jones County connecting on 29 of 37 while Chipola made 16 of 23.

                The Indians scored a 91-83 win over State Fair (MO) in the first round. Cassell led Chipola with 23 points. Carlos Morris had 18.

                The Indians finished the season with a 22-6 record, the FCSAA State Championship and the Panhandle Conference Title. Head coach Patrick Blake was named Florida Coach of the Year.

                Replays of Chipola’s games are available on the web at www.ihigh.com/njcaatv.

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April 6, 2014

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CHIPOLA TO HOST APRIL 8 RECEPTION FOR NEW PRESIDENT

                MARIANNA—The public is invited to meet new Chipola College president Dr. Jason Hurst at a drop-in reception, Tuesday, April 8, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. The reception will be held in the Lobby of the Chipola Center for the Arts.

                Dr. Hurst became Chipola’s tenth president on April 1.  The District Board of Trustees selected him in December to replace Dr. Gene Prough who retired on March 31.

                Hurst came to Chipola in November 2011 as Vice-President of Baccalaureate and Workforce Development and was promoted to Executive Vice President in 2013.

                Prior to Chipola, Hurst served as Vice President for Workforce Education and Academic Support at Pensacola State College from July of 2010 to November 2011. He served Central Alabama Community College as the director of Workforce Development and director of the Talladega Center.  Prior to that he served as the Assistant Dean of Workforce Development at Gadsden State Community College.

                Dr. Hurst earned a doctorate from Mississippi State University in 2008, a Master of Education from Auburn University in 1999 and a Bachelor of Education from Athens State University in 1997.

                Dr. Hurst and his wife, Alisa, have three children—Hayden, Halle and Hunter.

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April 10, 2014

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TICKETS ON SALE FOR CHIPOLA’S ‘CHARLIE BROWN’

                MARIANNA—Tickets are now on sale for the Chipola Theater children’s musical, "You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown," set for May 7 and 8 at 7 p.m., in the Center for the Arts.  The show will also be presented to hundreds of elementary school children in May. 

                Tickets—$8 for adults and $6 for 18 and under—are available online at www.chipola.edu and at the Center for the Arts Box Office, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to noon on Friday, and one hour before each show.

                Chipola Theater director Charles Sirmon selected the cast which includes: Colton Day as Charlie Brown, Kate Burke as Lucy Van Pelt, Gracie Wallace as Sally Brown, Brett Floyd as Linus Van Pelt, Deondre Davis as Schroeder, Seth Alderman as Snoopy, Patrea Clark as Marcie, Odra Chapman as Peppermint Patty, and the Peanuts Gang of Shayli Tharp, Dakota Ball, Victoria Ashley, Joseph Corcoran, Ray White, Morgan Cook and A’dajah Swilly. 

                “You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown” (Revised) opened on Broadway in 1999.  It is a fresh approach to the all-time 1967 classic. Sally Brown joins Charlie, Linus, Lucy, Schroeder and Snoopy in this revised version.  Two new songs, Beethoven Day and My New Philosophy, have been added to the 12 wonderful numbers of the original version, including My Blanket and Me, The Kite, The Baseball Game, Suppertime and Happiness. 

                For more information contact Charles Sirmon, Director of Theatre sirmonc@chipola.edu 850-718-2277.

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 April 10, 2014

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CHIPOLA MATH OLYMPIC WINNERS

                MARIANNA--Some 200 students representing 11 area high schools participated in the 30th annual Chipola College Math Olympiad on April 4.

                Students competed individually on written exams in Algebra I and II, Geometry, Trigonometry and Calculus.  Teams competed in three Ciphering competitions and for Team Awards that are earned through highest combined scores on the written exams.  The students earned medals and trophies, and were treated to lunch.  The event concluded with an awards ceremony in the Center for the Arts.

                Overall team winners are: first, Chipley High School, team members: Lila Chan, Whitley Pettis, Taylor Munroe; second, Blountstown High School, team members: Summer Hill, Heather Yoder, Kristi Yoder.

            Ciphering team winners are:

                Algebra I—first, Bonifay Middle School, team members: Austin Pauley, Sierra Miles, Shauni Hooper; second, Roulhac Middle School, team members: Lila Chan, Jamison York, Josh Bruner.

                Algebra II—first, Sneads High School, team members: Jakob Farmer, Kaylee Messer, Amber Taylor; second, Graceville High School, team members: Lauralyn Jernigan, Cameron Coates, Chae Yun Kim.

                Geometry—first, Chipley High School, team members: Nathan Glover, Taylor Munroe, Cynthia Smith; second, Marianna High School, team members: Alexis Gong, Lannah Glisson, Valerie Sims.

                Individual award winners by category are:

                Algebra Ifirst, Holmes County High School, Austin Pauley; second, Holmes County High School, Cierra Miles; third, Holmes County High School, Elliot Gould; fourth, Chipley High School, Jamison York; fifth, Blountstown High School, Summer Hill; sixth (tie), Graceville High School, Christian Rogers and Foster Wertenberger; seventh, Chipley High School, Lila Chan; eighth, Altha Public School, Seth Alday; ninth (tie), Bethlehem High School, Angel Brendle; Marianna High School, Riley Torbett and tenth, Bloutnstown High School, Katie Detweiler.

                Algebra IIfirst, Chipley High School, Whitley Pettis; second, Blountstown High School, Heather Yoder; third (tie), Graceville High School, Kim Chae Yun; Marianna High School, Binny Gocool; fourth (tie), Chipley High School, Austin Wyatt; Marianna High School, Kayleigh Temples; fifth (tie), Sneads High School, Joseph Scott; Chipley High School, Shelby Savell; sixth, Bethlehem High School, Lauren Drake; seventh, Holmes County High School, Cole Marell; eighth, Malone High School, Antwain Johnson; ninth, Vernon High School, Joseph Smith; and tenth, Marianna High School, Evan Barber.

                Geometryfirst, Chipley High School, Taylor Munroe; second, Blountstown High School, Kristi Yoder; third, Holmes County High School, Jennifer Holland; fourth, Marianna High School, Valerie Sims; fifth (tie), Blountstown High School, Emily Shuler; Vernon High School, Bryce Sasser; sixth (tie), Poplar Springs High School, John David Watford; Blountstown High School, Caroline Howell; seventh, Marianna High School, Alex Gong; eighth (tie), Chipley High School, Cynthia Smith; Altha Public School, Sawyer O’Bryan; ninth (tie), Cottondale High School, Zack Paille; Chipley High School, Nathan Glover; tenth, Poplar Springs High School, Kellie Coatney.

                Trigonometryfirst, Graceville High School, David Horton; second, Marianna High School, Tyler Powell; third, Blountstown High School, Donavan Ebersole; fourth, Blountstown High School, Blayne Cherry; fifth (tie), Blountstown High School, Jalissia Ruiz; Sneads High School, Grey Basford; sixth, Chipley High School, Noah Smothers; seventh, Chipley High School, Jesse Deese; eighth, Holmes County High School, Brendan Jenkens; ninth, Holmes County High School, Chase Forehand; and tenth (tie), Sneads High School, Cole Hamilton; Holmes County High School, Moneeba Anees.

                Calculusfirst, Chipley High School, Cary Laird; second, Chipley High School, Logan Justice; third, Chipley High School, Olivia Saunders; fourth, Chipley High School, Madison Carter; fifth, Marianna High School, Megan Tillman; sixth, Holmes County High School, Drew Hatch; seventh, Holmes County High School, Courtney Syfrett; eighth, Chipley High School, ninth, Marianna High School, Michelle Kilpatrick; and tenth, Holmes County High School, Cora Jordan.

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April 10, 2014

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            CHIPOLA STUDENTS ELECT SGA OFFICERS

                MARIANNA–The Chipola College Student Government Association recently held Spring elections.

                Officers for the new school year are: SGA President, Shawna Donofro of Marianna; sophomore class officers: sophomore class president, Shelby Calloway of Malone; sophomore senators: Jose Aguilar of Bonifay, Nicole Bradley of Greenwood, Tierra Campbell of Malone, Lauryl Clark of Malone, Tiffany Hansford of Marianna, George Hoffman of Chipley, Chelsey Weiler of Blountstown.  Other officers include: chief justice, Mason Carnley of Bonifay.

                All students enrolled at Chipola are members of the SGA and have a voice in the programs of the college.  SGA has jurisdiction over all student organizations and facilitates communication between the student body and the college faculty and administration.

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April 10, 2014

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FORMER CHIPOLA STUDENT TO PLAY CARNEGIE HALL

MARIANNA—It’s a long way from Chipola College to Carnegie Hall. But former Chipola music student James Matthews is making the trip.

                Matthews, a piano major at the University of West Florida, recently placed in a piano competition that will allow him to perform at Carnegie Hall. After earning his Associate in Arts degree at Chipola College, he transferred to the University of West Florida.

                At the advice of a UWF professor, Heidi Salanki, Matthews submitted a video of himself performing Sergei Prokofiev’s “Piano Sonata No. 7″ for the 2014 American Protege International Piano and Strings Competition.

                Matthews received honorable mention which came with the prize of performing in the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall on April 20.

                Matthews began his musical journey with jazz and blues music when he was only three. He started lessons in his teens and played with his middle school choir. 

                At Chipola, Matthews learned under music professor Josh Martin. Evelyn Ward, Chipola Director of Fine and Performing Arts, says, “James is a gifted musician. We are so proud that he began his journey at Chipola.”

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April 10, 2014

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CHIPOLA SPRING ENSEMBLE CONCERT IS APRIL 15

                MARIANNA—Chipola College will present its Spring Ensemble Concert Tuesday, April 15, at 7 p.m., in the Center for the Arts.

                The free concert will feature the Chipola Chamber Chorus and Community Chorus directed by Dale Heidebrecht.

                The Rock and Jazz Band will close the concert with music in the funk, swing, rock, Latin, and popular styles under the direction of Craig Bean.

                This will be the final Chipola performance for many of the students who will be graduating this semester. 

                For more information on the free concert, call Anita Price at (850) 718-2277 or pricea@chipola.edu

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April 10, 2014

STUDENT ART ON DISPLAY AT CHIPOLA COLLEGE

                MARIANNA—Original works of art by Chipola College students will be on display April 14 through April 21 in the newly-remodeled gallery of the Violet McLendon Fine Arts Building.

                The exhibit will be open Mondays and Wednesdays, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Artists are students from Kelly Boehmer’s and Chuck Carbia’s art classes.

                Boehmer says, “The show depicts a wide variety of subjects.  There is something for everyone.”

                For information, call 850-718-2277.

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April 10, 2014

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CHIPOLA HOSTS RURAL TOURISM SUMMIT—Chipola College was the host site for a Rural Tourism Summit on April 4. RiverWay South Apalachicola Choctawhatchee (RWSAC), a rural tourism organization, sponsored the event. The summit featured presentations by tourism professionals and panelists who offered insights into Cultural-Heritage, Nature-Based, Recreational, and Agricultural Tourism.  Pictured from left, are: Ken Detzner, Florida Secretary of State; Dr. Jason Hurst, President of Chipola College; Homer Hirt, Riverway South and Pam Portwood, Riverway South.

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April 10, 2014

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YOUNG IS TOP CHIPOLA EMPLOYEE—Stan Young has been selected the Chipola College Faculty/Administrator/Other Professional Award of the month for April.  Young serves as an Assistant Professor in Mathematics and has worked at the college since 2004.  Pictured from left, Associate Dean of Math and Natural Sciences Dr. David Hilton, Chipola senior vice president Dr. Sarah M. Clemmons, Stan Young.

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April 10, 2014

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CHIPOLA SECOND IN BASEBALL LEAGUE RACE

                MARIANNA—The Chipola Indians host Gulf Coast Friday, April 11, at 2 p.m. Chipola hosts Tallahassee Monday, April 14, at 5 p.m. and Pensacola Monday, April 21, at 5 p.m.

                As of April 9, Chipola is second in the Conference race and second in the FCSAA Coaches Poll behind Gulf Coast.  The league standings are: Gulf Coast State (10-3), Chipola (10-3), Northwest  (5-7), Tallahassee (5-8), Pensacola State (2-11).

The Indians scored a 9-3 win over Gulf Coast on April 9. Chipola scored an 8-2 win over Northwest on April 8.

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April 10, 2014

CHIPOLA THIRD IN SOFTBALL LEAGUE RACE

                MARIANNA—The Chipola Lady Indians softball team is third in the league race behind first place Tallahassee and second place Northwest. Chipola hosts Gulf Coast, Monday, April 14, at 4 and 6 p.m.

                Tallahassee (15-3) has clinched a spot in the state tournament.  Northwest is (11-7). Chipola is (8-8).  Gulf Coast State is (5-13) and Pensacola is (5-13). 

Chipola swept Gulf Coast, 10-9 and 9-8, in an April 2 doubleheader.

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April 11, 2014

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STUART REAPPOINTED TO CHIPOLA COLLEGE BOARD

                MARIANNA— Governor Rick Scott recently announced the reappointment of Virginia “Gina” Stuart of Marianna to the Chipola College District Board of Trustees. Stuart is reappointed for a term beginning March 28, 2014, and ending May 31, 2017. The appointment is subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate. She has served on the board for 15 years.

                Stuart has been in the real estate business for 38 years, and is a broker associate with Chipola Realty. She currently serves as a board member of the StopOver House and previously served as a member of the Florida Real Estate Commission.

                Nine trustees represent Chipola’s five-county district on the board. Other trustees include: board chair Gary Clark of Chipley, vice president of West Florida Electric Cooperative; vice-chair Danny Ryals, a realtor from Calhoun County; Jan Page, CEO of Community South Credit Union in Chipley; Tommy Lassmann of Marianna, a commercial banker with Cadence Bank; Nolan Baker of Ponce de Leon, an engineer with CDG Engineers & Associates; Hannah Causseaux of Bristol, former Director of Appointments in the Executive Office of the Governor; John Padgett of Marianna, a retired Jackson County Commissioner; and Dr. Leisa Bailey, a physician in Holmes County.

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April 17, 2014

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TICKETS ON SALE FOR CHIPOLA’S ‘CHARLIE BROWN’

                MARIANNA—Tickets are now on sale for the Chipola Theater children’s musical, "You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown," set for May 7 and 8 at 7 p.m., in the Center for the Arts.  The show will also be presented to hundreds of elementary school children in May. 

                Tickets—$8 for adults and $6 for 18 and under—are available online at www.chipola.edu and at the Center for the Arts Box Office, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to noon on Friday, and one hour before each show.

                For more information, contact Charles Sirmon, Director of Theatre sirmonc@chipola.edu 850-718-2277.

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April 17, 2014

CHIPOLA TO OFFER LIFEGUARD COURSE

                MARIANNA—Chipola College will offer the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training course beginning May 12.

                All interested students must be 15 years of age on or before the first day of class.  The course requires a minimum of 32 hours of training in water rescue, CPR and First Aid. Attendance is required for all class meetings.

                Students must be in good physical condition, able to swim 500 yards without stopping, able to swim freestyle and breast-stroke. Students also must be able to: retrieve a 10 pound brick from a seven foot depth, and tread water without hands for two minutes.

                A prerequisite swim test must be taken prior to the course on May 9. Swim tests may be scheduled by calling 718-2240. There is no charge to take the test. 

                Course meetings will be held from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m., May 12-15 and May 19-23, with the final test on May 23.

                Cost of the course is $200. Students must register and pay at the pre-qualifying swim.

                For information about the course, call Rance Massengill at 850-718-2240. 

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            April 17, 2014

CHIPOLA COMMENCEMENT MOVED TO DOTHAN CIVIC CENTER

                MARIANNA—The Chipola College 2014 Commencement Ceremony has been moved to the Dothan Civic Center on Thursday, May 1, at 7 p.m. The address is 126 St. Andrews Street, Dothan, AL, 36303.

                The Chipola Health Center, where the ceremony is usually held, is currently under renovation. College officials moved the ceremony to the Dothan Civic Center to allow graduates to invite an unlimited number of guests to share the event.

                For information, contact the Admissions and Records Office at 850-718-2311 or visit www.chipola.edu.

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April 17, 2014

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STUART REAPPOINTED TO CHIPOLA COLLEGE BOARD

                MARIANNA— Governor Rick Scott recently announced the reappointment of Virginia “Gina” Stuart of Marianna to the Chipola College District Board of Trustees. Stuart is reappointed for a term beginning March 28, 2014, and ending May 31, 2017. The appointment is subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate. She has served on the board for 15 years.

                Stuart has been in the real estate business for 38 years, and is a broker associate with Chipola Realty. She currently serves as a board member of the StopOver House and previously served as a member of the Florida Real Estate Commission.

                Nine trustees represent Chipola’s five-county district on the board. Other trustees include: board chair Gary Clark of Chipley, vice president of West Florida Electric Cooperative; vice-chair Danny Ryals, a realtor from Calhoun County; Jan Page, CEO of Community South Credit Union in Chipley; Tommy Lassmann of Marianna, a commercial banker with Cadence Bank; Nolan Baker of Ponce de Leon, an engineer with CDG Engineers & Associates; Hannah Causseaux of Bristol, former Director of Appointments in the Executive Office of the Governor; John Padgett of Marianna, a retired Jackson County Commissioner; and Dr. Leisa Bailey, a physician in Holmes County.

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April 17, 2014

STUDENT ART ON DISPLAY AT CHIPOLA COLLEGE

                MARIANNA—Original works of art by Chipola College students will be on display April 14 through April 21 in the newly-remodeled gallery of the Violet McLendon Fine Arts Building.

                The exhibit will be open Mondays and Wednesdays, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Artists are students from Kelly Boehmer’s and Chuck Carbia’s art classes.

                Boehmer says, “The show depicts a wide variety of subjects.  There is something for everyone.”

                For information, call 850-718-2277.

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April 17, 2014

AREA TEACHERS PRESENT AT CRAA MEETING

                MARIANNA—Six area teachers presented the results of their mini grant award at the Chipola Regional Arts Association meeting on April 15.

                The CRAA mini-grant program set a new record this season awarding 24 grants of $250 each to art, music, and theatre teachers across Chipola’s five counties.  More presentations are planned for the May 20 meeting. 

                Presenting at the April meeting were: Gayle Grissett, W. R. Tolar School; Heath Carroll, Ponce de Leon High; Tammy Godwin, Ponce de Leon Elementary; Kristi Hinson, Chipley High; Gyll Moore, Liberty County High; and Janet Edewaard, Blountstown High.  Blountstown High students also entertained the group with excerpts from their spring theatre production, Mulan.

                Evelyn Ward, Executive Director of CRAA, says, “The mini grant program is a powerful testament to what a donation to CRAA can do for our students and our community.” 

Teachers receiving awards this year were Kathy Blalock, Bethlehem School (incorporating art with reading); Heath Carroll, Ponce de Leon High (building materials for drama sets); Jill Cook, Bonifay Middle (music and materials for Spring Showcase); Richard Davenport, Chipley High (solo and ensemble music); Rebecca Dilmore, Cottondale High (video/audio recorder); Janet Edewaard, Blountstown Middle/High Schools (heavy duty boom box); Tammy Godwin, Ponce de Leon Elementary (art supplies); Gayle Grissett (boom box); John Harcus, Vernon Middle/High Schools ( GoPro video camera); Heather Howell, Poplar Springs High (table top easels and art supplies); Kristi Hinson, Chipley High (solo and ensemble music); Christine Lauen, Bonifay Elementary (Kristal handbells and drumsticks); Elnath Maldonado, Marianna Middle (art supplies); Andrea Marsh, Marianna High (multicultural choral repertoire); Daniel McNeill, Roulhac Middle (solo and ensemble music); Barbara McSwain, Poplar Springs High (costumes and props); Gyll Moore, Liberty County High (drawing supplies); Roberta Newell, Graceville High (sand for art project); Karen Smith, Golson Elementary (document camera); Vicki Steverson, Bonifay Elementary (art supplies); Anthony Strickland, Sneads Elementary (instruments for beginning band program); Cherie White, Blountstown High (art supplies); Raymond Walton, Sneads High and Grand Ridge School (video recorder); and Nicholas Winslow, Vernon Elementary (microphones and recording equipment).

The public is invited to attend the next CRAA meeting on Tuesday, May 20, at Jim’s Buffet in Marianna. The Dutch-treat buffet luncheon begins at 11:30 a.m. and the program at noon.

                The meeting will feature mini-grant presentations by Jackson County, Washington County, Holmes County, Calhoun County and Liberty County arts educators.

                Joan Stadsklev, President of CRAA, says, “We invite all who want to support the arts in our area, and especially our elementary and secondary schools art programs to attend.”

                CRAA is in the middle of their fundraising campaign to fund next year’s programs and hopes to increase their impact on the community.

                For more information or to make a contribution to CRAA, contact Anita Price at pricea@chipola.edu or (850) 718-2277.

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April 17, 2014

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CRAA MINI GRANT PONCE DE LEON ELEMENTARY—Tammy Godwin of Ponce de Leon Elementary School demonstrates to CRAA members Chihuly Glass Art created by her students with art supplies purchased with the CRAA mini-grant she was awarded this year. 

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April 17, 2014

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CRAA MINI GRANT PONCE DE LEON HIGH—Heath Carroll shares with CRAA members the impact his mini-grant has had on the new theatre program at Ponce de Leon High School.  Mini grant monies were used for building sets and staging for the spring production.

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April 17, 2014

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BLOUNTSTOWN HIGH PERFORMS AT CRAACast members of Blountstown High School’s spring theatre production of Mulan entertained CRAA members. The students thanked the group for their mini grant which purchased a heavy duty boom box used in class rehearsals. The group is under the direction of Janet Edewaard.  Mulan plays May 15-16 at 6:30 p.m.in the Blountstown High School Auditorium.  Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students.

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April 17, 2014

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TEACHER ED STUDENTSTeacher candidates in the English Education program at Chipola College recently attended a performance of “An Evening with C. S. Lewis,” at the Dothan Opera House. The one-man play, created and performed by David Payne, explores author C.S. Lewis, best known for “The Screwtape Letters,” “The Space Trilogy,” and the “Chronicles of Narnia.” Dr. Pam Rentz, Chipola English Education Facilitator, said, “ Providing exposure to quality literature outside the classroom setting models the importance of using leisure time for lifelong learning. “ Pictured from left, are students: Christin Wiggins, Chelsea Herndon, Pam Rentz and Kalyn Bidwell .

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April 17, 2014

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CHIPOLA PRESIDENT SPEAKS TO LIONS—Chipola College president Dr. Jason Hurst was the guest speaker at the April 14 meeting of the Marianna Lions Club. Pictured from left, are: Steve Toole, Dr. Jason Hurst, Roland Rabon, Arlon Stephens and Pat Outz. Hurst informed club members about the Chipola’s programs, facilities and economic impact on the community. The Lions Club provides scholarships to Chipola students each year through proceeds from the Jesse Hoy Memorial Endowment. 

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April 17, 2014

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HARRELL DISCUSSES WASTE WATER AT CHIPOLA—Rick Harrell, Water Supervisor for the City of Marianna Public Works Department, was a guest speaker for a recent Chipola College Science Club seminar. Harrell explained the waste water treatment process which involves a number of steps that include various biological and physical purification stages.  Harrell is pictured in yellow shirt with members of the Science Club.

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April 17, 2014

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TAKE STOCK STUDENTS VISIT CHIPOLA—Students in the Take Stock in Children program recently visited Chipola for a College Readiness Workshop. Reyonna Parrish form the Department of Education led a session on School and Life Management. Chipola Student Activities director Nancy Johnson led a campus tour. Talent Search Coordinator Angie Tyler discussed the registration process. Chipola student, Alex Anderson, a TSIC alumnus from Vernon, shared his experiences of being a Chipola student.

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April 17, 2014

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CHIPOLA ORAL INTERPRETATION—Students in Carol Saunders’ Oral Interpretation class recently presented a program of their works at the college.

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April 17, 2014

CHIPOLA SECOND IN BASEBALL LEAGUE RACE

                MARIANNA—The Chipola Indians host Pensacola, Saturday, April 19, at 1 p.m., and Northwest, Friday, April 25, at 4 p.m.

                As of April 17, Chipola is in second place in the Conference race and second in the FCSAA Coaches Poll behind Gulf Coast (12-3).  The league standings are: Gulf Coast State (12-3), Chipola (12-4), Northwest  (8-7), Tallahassee (6-11), Pensacola (2-15).

                The Indians scored a 6-4 win over Tallahassee on April 14 and a 9-3 win over Gulf Coast on April 9. Chipola scored an 8-2 win over Northwest on April 8.

                The top two teams from the Panhandle Conference will play in the FCSAA State Tournament May 9-14, at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland.

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April 17, 2014

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CHIPOLA THIRD IN SOFTBALL LEAGUE RACE

                MARIANNA—The Chipola Lady Indians are scheduled to host Santa Fe in a non-conference game Wednesday, April 30, with game time to be announced.

                The Lady Indians are third in the league race behind first place Tallahassee and second place Northwest as of April 17. Chipola swept Gulf Coast in an April 14 double-header, 6-0 and 3-2. 

                Tallahassee (18-4) has clinched a spot in the state tournament.  Northwest is (14-8). Chipola is (10-12).  Gulf Coast is (8-16) and Pensacola is (6-16).  The top four teams from the Panhandle earn a berth to the FCSAA State Tournament May 1-4 in Pensacola.

Chipola swept Gulf Coast, 10-9 and 9-8, in an April 2 doubleheader.

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April 24, 2014

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CHIPOLA STUDENTS HONORED AT AWARDS CEREMONY

                MARIANNA—Chipola College recognized the outstanding achievements of its students at the recent annual Awards Ceremony. Awards were presented for academics, athletics and extracurricular activities.

                The following students received academic awards: Tabatha Melzer of Marianna, National Leadership in Business; Holley Hinson of Chipley, Accounting-BSBA; Victoria Brown of Graceville, Accounting-AA/AS; Steve M. Yoder, Jr. of Altha, Management; Jeffery Uhrick, II of Altha, Computer Science; Joshua Holmes and Shareem Goodlet of Grand Ridge, Network Services Technology; Susan Burns of Chipley, Information Technology; Adam McCullen and Steve M. Yoder, Jr. of Altha, Global Business Strategy-BSBA; Koleton Forehand of Bonifay, Biology for Science Majors; Trenton McDaniel of Sneads, Health Sciences; James Brown of Hosford, Freshman Chemistry; Alana Hearn of Chipley, Sophomore Chemistry; William Glover of Greenwood and Katrina Milliser of Marianna, Calculus I; Jacob Leff of Marianna, Calculus II; David Leonard of Blountstown, Calculus III; Angela Jackson of Grand Ridge, Freshman English; Katelynn Lewis of Marianna, Sophomore English; David Leonard of Blountstown, Dr. Robert E. Ringer Award; Trenton McDaniel of Sneads, Will and Betty Stabler Library Award Whitney Merritt of Marianna and John Eubanks of Bonifay, Social and Behavioral Science; Kolton Sellers of Bonifay and Wesley Chevillot of Altha, Phi Theta Kappa FSU/PC Scholarship.

                Students in Workforce Development programs received the following awards: Michael Bramblett of Sneads, Automotive Technology; Shayli Tharpe of Marianna and Elynora Sapp of Cottondale, Cosmetology; Brent Johnson of Enterprise, Ala., Corrections; John McDaniel of Sneads, Firefighting; Trevor Lee of Marianna, Law Enforcement; Carl Mantevcon, Jr. of Fountain, Culinary; and Nate Prietz of Marianna, Welding.

                Two student received awards for athletics: Kimberly Wiltse of Altha, Charlton Keen Scholar Athlete Award; Bert Givens of Tallahassee, Neal Sportsmanship Award.

                The following students received awards for extracurricular activities: Tiara Sorey of Campbellton, Black Student Union; Alexander Anderson of Marianna, Alicia Bednar of Chipley, Bradach Carlson of Marianna, Shareem Goodlet of Grand Ridge, Kathryn Meadows of Marianna, Joshua Myers of Chipley, Jeffery Pitts of Chipley, Jessica Taylor of Marianna, Phi Beta Lambda; John Steverson of Bristol, Science Club; Tiara Sorey of Campbellton, TRIO/Student Support Services; Ruby Harrison of Chattahoochee, Student Ambassadors; Tatum Skipper of Malone, Shawna Donofro of Marianna, Student Government Association; William Singleton of Alford, Wesley Chevillot of Altha, Jacob Leff of Marianna and Rebecca Delgado of Graceville, Brain Bowl Team; and Jacob Leff of Marianna, Brain Bowl MVP Award.

                Two awards were given to non-students. The student body selected Social and Behavioral Sciences instructor Latresha Bighem for the Distinguished Service Faculty Award; and Associate Dean of Social and Behavioral Sciences Dr. Willie Spires, for the Distinguished Service Administrator Award.

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April 24, 2014

CHIPOLA COMMENCEMENT MOVED TO DOTHAN CIVIC CENTER

                MARIANNA—The Chipola College 2014 Commencement Ceremony has been moved to the Dothan Civic Center on Thursday, May 1, at 7 p.m. The address is 126 St. Andrews Street, Dothan, AL, 36303.

                The Chipola Health Center, where the ceremony is usually held, is currently under renovation. College officials moved the ceremony to the Dothan Civic Center to allow graduates to invite an unlimited number of guests to share the event. The ceremony will be broadcast live on the web at www.ustream.tv/channel/chipolacollege

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April 24, 2014

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TICKETS ON SALE FOR CHIPOLA’S ‘CHARLIE BROWN’

                MARIANNA—Tickets are now on sale for the Chipola Theater children’s musical, "You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown," set for May 7 and 8 at 7 p.m., in the Center for the Arts.  The show will also be presented to hundreds of elementary school children earlier in the week. 

                Chipola Theater director Charles Sirmon recently selected the following cast: Colton Day as Charlie Brown, Kate Burke as Lucy Van Pelt, Gracie Wallace as Sally Brown, Brett Floyd as Linus Van Pelt, Deondre Davis as Schroeder, Seth Alderman as Snoopy, Patrea Clark as Marcie, Odra Chapman as Peppermint Patty, Shayli Tharp, Dakota Ball, Victoria Ashley, Joseph Corcoran, Ray White, Morgan Cook, A’dajah Swilly as Peanuts Gang.

                “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” (Revised) opened on Broadway in 1999. It is a fresh approach to the all-time 1967 classic. Two new songs, Beethoven Day and My New Philosophy, have been added to the 12 wonderful numbers of the original version, including My Blanket and Me, The Kite, The Baseball Game, Little Known Facts, Suppertime and Happiness.

                Tickets—$8 for adults and $6 for 18 and under—are available online at www.chipola.edu and at the Center for the Arts Box Office, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to noon on Friday, and one hour before each show.

                For more information, contact Charles Sirmon, Director of Theatre sirmonc@chipola.edu 850-718-2277.

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April 24, 2014

MODERN MARKETING MADNESS SEMINAR SET FOR MAY 2

                MARIANNA—Chipola College and the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce will offer a small business seminar, “Modern Marketing Techniques,” Friday, May 2, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., at the Jackson County Agricultural Center on Penn Avenue.

                The seminar will cover modern marketing techniques including blogging, tweeting, linking and booking. Participants will learn about social media outlets, marketplace research and innovative tools to reach the consumer.

                Cost of the seminar is $15 at the door. Participants also may register online at www.northfloridabiz.com.

                The first six Chipola students to sign up will receive free admission. Students should contact Elissa Severson at 718-2441 or sign up in Building M, (108). 

                For information, contact Severson at 850-718-2441 or email seversone@chipola.edu

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April 24, 2014

CHIPOLA TO OFFER LIFEGUARD COURSE

                MARIANNA—Chipola College will offer the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training course beginning May 12.

                All interested students must be 15 years of age on or before the first day of class.  The course requires a minimum of 32 hours of training in water rescue, CPR and First Aid. Attendance is required for all class meetings.

                Students must be in good physical condition, able to swim 500 yards without stopping, able to swim freestyle and breast-stroke. Students also must be able to: retrieve a 10 pound brick from a seven foot depth, and tread water without hands for two minutes.

                A prerequisite swim test must be taken prior to the course on May 9. Swim tests may be scheduled by calling 718-2240. There is no charge to take the test. 

                Course meetings will be held from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m., May 12-15 and May 19-23, with the final test on May 23.

                Cost of the course is $200. Students must register and pay at the pre-qualifying swim.

                For information about the course, call Rance Massengill at 850-718-2240. 

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CHIPOLA THEATRE STUDENTS LAND JOBS—Chipola Theatre had another successful year at the Southeastern Theatre Conference. All Chipola Theatre students who attended the convention looking for professional jobs were hired for summer theatre positions. Pictured from left: Aaron Black will be working at Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma in Oklahoma City as a Scenic Carpenter and Deck Crew member. Joshua Emanuel will be working as an RWS & Associates, Inc., Sound Engineer at Idlewild Amusement Park in Ligonier, PA. Colton Day will be working as a General Technician at Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre in Winchester, VA.

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April 24, 2014

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CHIPOLA NURSING GRADUATES—Thirty-three students recently completed the Associate Degree Nursing program at Chipola College. Graduates are now qualified to take the state certification examination to become Registered Nurses. Pictured from left, are: (front) Denae Dudley of Marianna, Amy Smith of Marianna, Dana Barnes of Marianna, Tammy Watson of Westville, Clarissa Cooper of Blountstown, Angie Martin of Marianna, Sheryl Howell of Sneads, Brianna Carter of Chipley, Christian Blankenship of Altha, Kala Burttschell of Bristol, Ann Webb of Gordon, Alabama, (back) Nick Bass of Headland, Alabama, Satoria Godwin of Greenwood, Tamara Forbes of Grand Ridge, Zeb Shuler of Hosford, Donna Bennett of Bascom, Stephanie Hill of Marianna, Latisha Opfermann of Marianna, Ben Pringle of Sneads, Erin McKeown of Sneads, Ashley Uhrick of Altha, Brett Floyd of Altha, Kaley Register of Dothan, Alabama, Khrystal Whitfield of Marianna, Tyler Pickens of Sneads, Latrice Thomas of Quincy, Jessica Williams of Marianna, Jade Wimberly of Marianna, Kelli Forrest of Lynn Haven, Jessica Brady of Pansey, Alabama and Tim Parker of Panama City. Not pictured are: Phillip Perkins of Blountstown and Jordan Wilson of Grand Ridge.

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April 24, 2014

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CHIPOLA COSMETOLOGY TO HOST CANCER BEAUTY DAY—The Chipola College Cosmetology program invites cancer survivors and those living with cancer to enjoy complimentary services on Tuesday, June 3, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Here, survivor Pearl Cox (left) gets a paraffin wax treatment from Tymetra Brannon at last year’s event. Chipola is joining with other salon professionals nationwide to offer free services. Cancer Survivor Beauty and Support Day was founded in 2003 by Barbara Paget who recruits salons and cosmetology schools from 50 states to participate. For information, contact the Chipola Cosmetology program at 850-718-2439.

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April 24, 2014

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CHIPOLA BASEBALL IN STATE TOURNAMENT

                MARIANNA—The Chipola Indians have clinched a spot in the FCSAA State Tournament May 9-14, at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland.

                Chipola hosts Northwest, Friday, April 25, at 4 p.m., in the final game of league play to decide the Panhandle Conference Championship. A Chipola win would give the Indians the league title. If Chipola and Gulf Coast both lose Friday, the Indians are still champs. If Chipola loses and Gulf Coast wins, the Indians finish second but still make the state tournament.

                The Indians scored a big Chipola 15-3 win over Northwest on April 23. Tom Watson earned the win for Chipola. Watson was the FCSAA Pitcher of the Week for April 14. He has an 8-0 record in 8 starts with a 2.67 ERA.

                The Indians trounced Pensacola 10-2 on April 19. Taylor Lewis (4-2) was the winning pitcher. Ian Rice hit two homeruns in the game. Rice is hitting .346 on the year with 10 homeruns.

                Chipola is the second ranked team in the NJCAA National Poll. In the April 22 FCSAA State Poll, Chipola is third behind first place Gulf Coast and second place Polk. 

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April 24, 2014

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CHIPOLA SOFTBALL IN STATE TOURNAMENT

                MARIANNA—The Chipola Lady Indians will play in the FCSAA State Softball Tournament May 2 in Pensacola.

                The Lady Indians (10-12) are scheduled to host Santa Fe in a non-conference game Wednesday, April 30, with game time to be announced.

                Katie Harrison is the FCSAA Player of the Week for April 15. She has a .444 batting average with 22 homeruns and 81 RBI’s. She has started all 50 games for Chipola this year.

                Chipola is currently third in the league race behind league champion Tallahassee and second place Northwest as of April 24. 

                The Lady Indians (30-20) are ninth in the FCSAA State Poll.

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