Nov. 9, 2000

 

CHVATAL/KRITZER DUO TO PERFORM AT CJC ON TUESDAY

MARIANNA –The Chvatal/Kritzer Duo will perform at the Chipola Junior College Theater, Tuesday, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m.

This second event in the Chipola Artist series will feature Soprano, Janet Chvatal, one of Europe's rising opera celebrities, (and star of the Phantom of the Opera) in Vienna, and top classical guitarist, Scott Kritzer. Their program will feature North and South American Folk Songs, exotic works from Spain, and beloved opera melodies including the famous "Habanera" from Carmen and Gershwin’s "Summertime."

Chvatal, a young coloratura, recently made her first Compact Disc recording under the SONY Label and appeared in a live telecast of "Famous Scenes from Opera" for Germany’s largest television network ARD; a series which airs to millions of Europeans over the next several seasons.

Guitarist Scott Kritzer [pronounced Crytser], has performed numerous critically acclaimed recitals on two continents including concerts in New York’ Carnegie Recital Hall and Wigmore Hall in London, as well as performances in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Cincinnati, Las Vegas and Sapporo, Japan. Kritzer recently performed for the California Center for the Performing Arts in Escondido. Other performers on the series included Itzhak Perlman, Ivo Pogorelich, Cecilia Bartoli and the Emerson String Quartet. Kritzer’s performance was sold-out eight months in advance.

Two other performances are scheduled in the 2000-01 Chipola Artist Series. Chicago City Limits, comedy and improvisation, hits the stage Jan. 8. New York's longest running comedy revue Chicago City Limits raises improvisational theatre to an art form. The Florida Vocal Arts Ensemble performs Jan. 30. Five FSU music faculty members perform folk song arrangements of Beethoven to New American works.

Tickets--$12 for adults, $8 for 18 and under, and $4 for CJC students—are available at the CJC Business Office.

For information, call the CJC Fine and Performing Arts Department at 718-2277.

 

Nov. 9, 2000

CJC SHORT COURSES SET FOR NOVEMBER

MARIANNA—Chipola Junior College will offer a variety of short courses during November and December.

A First Aid course will meet Nov. 17 and 19, from 5 to 9:30 p.m. Cost is $40. A CPR course will meet Dec. 5 and 6 from 5 to 9 p.m. Cost is $34.

A 10-Hour Childcare (Mainstreaming) course will meet Nov. 17 and 18. A 10-Hour Childcare Behavior Observation course will meet Dec. 16 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Courses meet on Fridays from 6-9 p.m. and on Saturdays from 8-3 p.m. Cost for each 10-hour course is $31. A 20-Hour Childcare Training course will be meet Dec. 1, 2, 8, 9 on Fridays from 6-9 p.m. and on Saturdays from 8-3 p.m. Cost is $62.

The following computer courses are scheduled: Access II, Nov. 20 and 21 at CJC and Dec. 18 and 21 at the Blounstown One Stop; Excel II, Nov. 27 and 30 at Blountstown One Stop; Internet, Nov. 13 and 14 at CJC; Introduction to Computers, Nov. 16 and 17 at CJC; and Access I, Dec. 4 and 7 at the Blountstown One Stop Center. Cost for each computer course is $45.

Bow Making-Wreath Decorating will be available on Nov. 20 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Fee is $21. Stamp Art & Freehand Painting will be offered on Dec. 4. Fee is $26.

A CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) preparation course will be offered Nov. 27 and 28 from 5 to 9 p.m.

A Fiber Optics course will be offered Monday through Thursday, Dec. 4 through 8. Cost is $1,100, which includes books and materials.

A 40-Hour Insurance Pre-Licensing Home Study course is being offered for $295.

For information about any of these non-credit courses, call the Office of Continuing Education at 718-2395.

 

Nov. 9, 2000

GOVERNOR TO HOLD OFFICE HOURS AT CHIPOLA

MARIANNA--Governor Jeb Bush will hold open office hours at Chipola Junior College in Marianna on Tuesday, Nov. 14, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The office hours will allow residents in Jackson County and surrounding communities an opportunity to inform the Governor of concerns and issues important to them.

"Bringing government closer to the people is a commitment I have made to all 15 million of Florida’s residents. Our open office hours offer Floridians on the local level a unique opportunity to act as partners in solving problems and meeting the challenges that face our great state," Governor Bush said.

The Governor will periodically hold open office hours around the state to ensure citizens have additional access to leaders in state government and to give them an opportunity to voice their concerns to the Governor’s Office. The Governor’s open office hours have previously been held in Pensacola, Cape Coral, Palatka and Madison.

Registration for residents interested in a one-on-one, five-minute meeting with Governor Bush begins at 7:30 a.m. at the Chipola Public Service Building.

Staff members of the Governor’s Citizens Services Office will also be available to offer additional assistance.

 

Nov. 9, 2000

CHIPOLA TO HOST PANHANDLE CLASSIC NOV. 17 AND 18

MARIANNA—The Chipola Indians host the gigantic Panhandle Basketball Classic, Nov. 17 and 18.

The ten-team, ten-game extravaganza tips off at Noon both days and climaxes with Chipola hosting Palm Beach on Friday at 8 p.m., and Santa Fe on Saturday at 8 p.m.

Friday’s games include: Gulf Coast vs. Westchester at Noon; Tallahassee vs. Cincinnati State at 2 p.m.; Pensacola vs. Daytona at 4 p.m.; Okaloosa-Walton vs. Santa Fe at 6 p.m.; and Chipola vs. Palm Beach at 8 p.m.

Saturday’s games are: Gulf Coast vs. Cincinnati State at Noon; Tallahassee vs. Westchester at 2 p.m.; Pensacola vs. Palm Beach at 4 p.m.; Okaloosa-Walton vs. Daytona Beach at 6 p.m.; Chipola vs. Santa Fe at 8 p.m.

The Indians jumped out to a 2-0 mark after a pair of wins in the Tallahassee Democrat Classic Nov. 3 and 4 in the Capitol City. Chipola narrowly defeated New York’s Globe Institute of Technology 100-95 on Nov. 4. Chipola’s Lance Buoncristiani hit a jumper with 1:57 remaining to give the Indians the 94-92 lead and eventually the win. Lavelle Felton led CJC with 24 points and 7 rebounds. Michael Wilder scored 22 points. Janerio Spurlock scored 16. Wayne Bronson added 12.

Chipola scored a season opening 100-82 win over Palm Beach on Nov. 3. The Indians poured in 14 three-pointers. Spurlock led all scorers with 30 points, including five threes. Felton hit 22. Wilder scored 16.

The Lady Indians are 2-1 after a 77-71 over Darton on Nov. 7. Chipola was led by Satoya Spates with 16 and Tasha Mathis with 13 points and 13 rebounds. Kamika Collins had 13 points. D’Leisha Cockerham had 10 points. Chipola whipped St. Petersburg Community College 82-62 on Nov. 4. Mathis led with 30 points. Collins scored 14. Temecca Barnes added 13. The Lady Indians lost a tough game with Hillsborough on Nov. 3, 86-79. Collins was CJC’s top scorer with 21. Barnes scored 19. Cockerham and Spates scored 16 apiece. The Lady Indians have a week off before hosting Santa Fe Tuesday, Nov. 21, at 5 p.m.

Both Chipola squads were scheduled to play in the Chipola Women’s Classic and the Milton H. Johnson Men’s Classic, Nov. 10-11. For the latest scores, call the CJC Hotline at 718-2CJC or visit the CJC website at www.chipola.cc.fl.us

 

Nov. 9, 2000

ROACH WINS FACULTY/ADMIN AWARD

MARIANNA—Counselor Lindsay Roach is the recipient of the Faculty/Administrator Employee of the Month award at Chipola Junior College.

Roach has work at CJC since 1991. In addition to advising students, he also teaches the freshmen orientation course and is co-sponsor of the Chipola Brain Bowl Team. He represents the faculty on the CJC Governance Council and currently serves on three college committees: Honors, Disciplinary/Residence and Intercollegiate Athletics.

He is a member of the Council of Chipola Educators and is especially active in the Florida Association of Community Colleges, serving as chair of Chipola’s FACC Scholarship Committee. He also is a long serving executive board member of the State FACC Student Development Commission of which he recently was named Chair Elect.

Roach’s wife Nell, a graduate of CJC, is an elementary guidance counselor at Grand Ridge School. Three of the couple’s four children attended Chipola.

The award includes a plaque, reserved parking for a month, a $300 bonus, and a $50 gift certificate from the College Book Store. Monthly winners are eligible for the annual award.

 

Nov. 9, 2000

CHIPOLA TO PRESENT CENTENNIAL MUSICAL BIRTHDAY SALUTE

MARIANNA-- Chipola Junior College's performing ensembles will present a Centennial Musical Birthday salute to composer/musicians Aaron Copland (1900-1990) and Louis Armstrong (1901-1971) as well as other American composers on Sunday, Nov. 19, at 2 p.m. in the Chipola Arts Center.

This free concert will feature the Chamber Chorus under the direction of Dr. Ed Lyon singing some of Copland's all-time favorites including "At the River," "Simple Gifts," and "I Bought Me a Cat." Chipola Show Choir will dance to Copland's "Hoe Down" from Rodeo, choreographed by Rebecca Parmer, and the college's Jazz Band under the direction of Dr. Allen Molineux will salute Louis Armstrong with "Blueberry Hill" and "Mack the Knife" as well as featuring other jazz greats.

The public is invited to attend this free musical celebration, Nov. 19, 2:00 p.m., CJC Arts Center.

 

Nov. 9, 2000

CHIPOLA PLAYERS GO DIVISION 1

MARIANNA-- Chipola sophomores Janerio Spurlock and Lavelle Felton both signed with Division 1 colleges during a press conference at Chipola on Nov. 8.

Spurlock signed with Kansas State University. At 6’6, 200 pounds, he was Chipola’s leading scorer last season with a 20-point per game average. He was the second leading scorer in the Panhandle Conference in 2000 and earned All-Conference honors. As one of the league’s top returning players Spurlock is rated as a pre-season All-American by Street and Smith Magazine.

A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, Spurlock averaged 22 points, 9 rebounds and 3 assists at Aiken High. He set a school scoring record with 1,834 points, and was named Cincinnati Player of the Year in 1999.

Kansas State University, located in Manhattan, KS, is part of the Big 12 Conference. Chipola head coach Ryan Cross says, "Janerio had a lot of options. He visited Kansas in early September and really liked what he saw. They’ve got a new coaching staff and they’re in one of the top leagues in the country. He should be able to go in and play a lot of minutes as a junior."

Lavelle Felton of Milwaukee, WI, signed with Louisiana Tech. Felton is a 6’4 transfer from West Plains Junior College in Missouri where he averaged 17 points and six rebounds as a freshman. He was an all state player at James Madison High (WI) averaging 24 points and seven assists, and leading his team to back to back regional championships.

Felton and Spurlock have each averaged 23 points per game in the Indians’ first two outings this season.

 

Nov. 9, 2000

UWF TO HOST MEETING AT CJC ON MONDAY

MARIANNA--The University of West Florida and the University Center @ Chipola Junior College will host an Open House, Monday, Nov. 13, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., at Chipola's Foundation House.

The meeting is for persons interested in pursuing a bachelor’s degree in either Criminal Justice or Special/Elementary Education beginning in the Spring semester. UWF and CJC personnel will provide information on financial aid and registration.

CJC and UWF collaborated to offer BS degrees in Criminal Justice and Special/Elementary Education on Chipola's campus this Fall. In these 2+2 programs, students complete the first half of a four-year degree as a Chipola student and the last half as a UWF student. Dr. Kitty Myers, director of the University Center @ Chipola, says, "The response has been great and many students will soon complete their first semester as university students."

For information, contact one of the following: April Robinson, Criminal Justice, 526-2761, Ext. 3285; Patti Davis, Education, 526-2761, Ext. 3255; or Dr. Kitty Myers, University Center, 718-2260.

 

November 16, 2000

CHIPOLA SHINES AT STATE FACC CONVENTION

MARIANNA—Chipola Junior College was one of the most talked-about colleges at the Florida Association of Community Colleges Annual Convention, Nov. 1-3, at the Sheraton World Resort in Orlando.

The highlight of the convention was the farewell address of Joyce Traynom, state FACC president for the year 2000. Traynom is executive assistant to CJC president, Dr. Dale O’Daniel.

The Chipola chapter of FACC garnered numerous awards this year including two membership awards. FACC chapter president, Evelyn Ward, accepted awards for Chipola’s membership efforts: 50% or Better Membership and Greatest Percentage of Employees as Members (180 members). Ward also was awarded a "Lifesaver Award" by Lynn Burden, Region I director. CJC faculty member, Lou Kind, was honored as an Unsung Hero for her contributions to the chapter as Fundraising Chair.

Several other CJC employees were elected to state and regional offices. Sandra Harrell, CJC athletics administrative assistant, was elected Region I director. CJC counselor Lindsay Roach was selected as chairman-elect of the Student Development Commission. CJC librarian Dr. Carolyn Poole also will serve as chairman for Learning Resources Commission.

Also attending the convention from Chipola, were: Rachel Cooey, Alice Pendergrass, Dr. Dale O’Daniel, Angie Tyler, Dr. Gene Prough, Dr. Laurie Culbreth, Gail Hartzog, Janet Wise, Mert Ringer, Judith O’Daniel, Joan Miller, Gayle Duncan and Royce Reagan and CJC trustees Brenda Taylor and Gary Clark.

FACC is a statewide organization open to all employees, retirees and trustees of Florida's 28 public community colleges. FACC provides professional development opportunities for its members, and represents the interests of community colleges before the Florida Legislature.

 

November 16, 2000

CHIPOLA BASEBALLER GOES DIVISION 1

MARIANNA—Chipola Junior College sophomore Jose Bautista signed with Division 1 University of South Carolina during a press conference at Chipola on Nov. 8.

The right-fielder/third baseman hit .325 during his freshman year at CJC. He also hit 19 doubles, three triples, eight homeruns and drove in 52 RBI’s. Additionally, he stole 22 bases on the season.

CJC head coach Jeff Johnson says, "Jose is a great kid who does it the right way on and off the field. South Carolina was ranked first most of last season and is one of the top five programs in the country."

November 16, 2000

CJC SHORT COURSES SET FOR NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER

MARIANNA—Chipola Junior College will offer a variety of short courses during November and December.

The following computer courses are scheduled: Access II, Nov. 20 and 21 at CJC; Excel II, Nov. 27 and 30 at Blountstown One Stop; and Access I, Dec. 4 and 7 at the Blountstown One Stop Center. Cost for each computer course is $45.

Bow Making-Wreath Decorating will be available on Nov. 20 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Fee is $21. Stamp Art & Freehand Painting will be offered on Dec. 4. Fee is $26.

A CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) preparation course will be offered Nov. 27 and 28 from 5 to 9 p.m.

A CPR course will meet Dec. 5 and 6 from 5 to 9 p.m. Cost is $34.

A 10-Hour Childcare Behavior Observation course will meet Dec. 16 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Courses meet on Fridays from 6-9 p.m. and on Saturdays from 8-3 p.m. Cost for each 10-hour course is $31. A 20-Hour Childcare Training course will be meet Dec. 1, 2, 8, 9 on Fridays from 6-9 p.m. and on Saturdays from 8-3 p.m. Cost is $62.A Fiber Optics course will be offered Monday through Thursday, Dec. 4 through 8. Cost is $1,100, which includes books and materials.

A 40-Hour Insurance Pre-Licensing Home Study course is being offered for $295.

For information about any of these non-credit courses, call the Office of Continuing Education at 718-2395.

 

November 16, 2000

CJC AUTO TECH PROGRAM TO OFFER ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONICS COURSE

MARIANNA—The Chipola Junior College Automotive Technology Program will offer Automotive Electrical/Electronics--Back to the Basics.

Topics will include the basics of: Electrical/Electron Theory, Meter Usage, Strategy Base Diagnosis, Wire Schematics, Scan Tool Usage, Data Interpretation, Sensor Diagnosis, Code and Data Retrieval, Oscilloscope Usage, Drivability, Emissions, and On Board Diagnostics II.

A free sneak preview of the course is set for Thursday, Dec. 7, at 6 p.m. Regular classes begin Jan. 9, 2001, and will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 9 p.m. Beginners to advanced technicians may benefit from this course. Day classes are also available.

For information, call instructor John Gardner at 718-2306.

 

November 16, 2000

CORRECTIONS COURSES SET AT CJC

MARIANNA—Application deadline is Dec. 14 for day and evening courses in Basic Corrections courses at Chipola Junior College.

The evening course is scheduled to begin Jan. 8. The day course will begin Jan. 16.

Applicants must be at least 19 years of age, be of good moral character and possess a valid driver’s license. Applicants also must earn a passing score on the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) and meet FDLE requirements. Applicants are encouraged to apply early due the extensive application process.

For information, call (850) 718-2394.

 

November 16, 2000

LADY INDIANS PLAY TUESDAY

MARIANNA—The Chipola Lady Indians host Santa Fe CC Tuesday, Nov. 21, at 5 p.m. in the Johnson Health Center.

Chipola’s women are 3-2 on the season after a splitting a pair in The Lady Indian Classic, Nov. 10 and 11. CJC whipped Gadsden State 80-53 on Nov. 10. Satoya Spates led CJC with 16. Cockerham had 13. Sowo Varney had 10. The Lady Indians lost to Daytona 89-77 on Nov. 11. Cockerham led CJC with 15. Tasha Mathis had 14. Spates added 12.

The Indians host Manatee CC Thursday, Nov. 30 at 7:30 p.m., and then the Ramada Limited Classic Dec. 1 and 2. CJC plays FCCJ on Dec. 1 and Abraham-Baldwin on Dec. 2.

The Indians are off to a strong 3-1 record after splitting a pair of games in the Milton H. Johnson Classic on Nov. 10-11. The Indians crushed St. John’s River CC 114-85 on Nov. 10.Chipola suffered its first misfire of the season with an 81-79 loss to Tyler (Texas) CC on Nov. 11. Wilder led CJC with 30. Felton had 17. Kareem Johnson pulled in 11 rebounds and scored eight points. Chipola defeated New York’s Globe Institute of Technology 100-95 on Nov. 4. The Indians scored a season opening 100-82 win over Palm Beach on Nov. 3. The Indians poured in 14 three-pointers. Spurlock led all scorers with 30 points, including five threes. CJC was scheduled to play Palm Beach and Santa Fe in the Panhandle Classic, Nov. 17 and 18.

For the latest scores, call the CJC Hotline at 718-2CJC or visit the CJC website at www.chipola.cc.fl.us

 

November 16, 2000

MEDICAL BILLING COURSE SET AT CJC

MARIANNA--Chipola Junior College will offer a new course for health professionals during the Spring Semster.

Medical Insurance Billing and Coding (OST 1455) will be offered Thursday evenings from 5:30 to 8:30.

The course is designed to introduce the student to patient billing and CPT & IDC-9- CM, the major coding system for procedures and services performed by physicians and used in hospitals and other health care settings.

Interested persons should complete a college application for admission. Registration for new students begins Jan. 4. Approximate in-state tuition is $138, plus the textbook.

For information, call Gina McAllister at 526-2761, Ext. 3340.

Nov. 30, 2000

 

PREPARE NOW FOR SPRING REGISTRATION AT CJC

MARIANNA—New students planning to enroll at Chipola Junior College in the Spring 2000 Semester should make application by the Dec. 6 deadline.

Registration for the Spring Semester begins Jan. 3 for returning students and Jan. 4 for new students. Classes begin Jan. 5.

New students must complete an application, provide proof of immunization and provide high school or college transcripts.

Chipola offers hundreds of college credit courses during the day and evening, and also through independent study. The college offers the Associate in Arts (AA) degree that guarantees acceptance to 10 of Florida’s state universities. Chipola also offers several Associate in Science (AS) programs, as well as a number of Workforce Development programs which provide training for high wage jobs.

Chipola’s University Center provides opportunities for students to pursue a number of bachelor’s degree programs on the CJC campus.

For more information, call the CJC Registration Office at 718-2211.

 

Nov. 30, 2000

ALFORD WINS FACULTY/ADMIN AWARD

MARIANNA—Math instructor Brenda Alford is the recipient of the December Faculty/Administrator Employee of the Month award at Chipola Junior College.

Alford teaches Developmental, Intermediate and College Algebra courses. She is a member of the Council of Chipola Educators and the Florida Association of Community Colleges. She represents the faculty on the Governance Council and serves on four college committees: Insurance, Calendar and Financial Aid/Appeals, and presently is chair of the Marketing and Recruitment Committee.

The co-worker who nominated Alford for the award, says, "I believe Brenda deserves this award because she represents what the Chipola faculty has always made their first priority—what is best for our students."

Alford is a member of Delta Kappa Gamma, a professional fraternity for women educators, and is a Sunday School teacher and choir member at the First Methodist Church of Bonifay. An alumnus of Chipola, she has two grown children, Nan and Will, who also attended CJC.

The CJC faculty/administrator of the month honor includes a plaque, reserved parking for a month, a $300 bonus, and a $50 gift certificate from the College Book Store. Monthly winners are eligible for the annual award.

 

Nov. 30, 2000

CJC DECEMBER SHORT COURSES

MARIANNA—Chipola Junior College will offer a variety of short courses during the month of December.

A Fiber Optics course will be offered Dec. 4 through 8. Cost is $1,100, which includes books and materials.

Two computer courses are scheduled at the Blountstown One Stop Center: Access I, Dec. 4 and 7, and Access II, Dec. 18 and 21. Cost for each computer course is $45.

Stamp Art and Freehand Painting will be offered on Dec. 4. Cost is $26.

A CPR course will meet Dec. 5 and 7 from 5 to 9 p.m. Cost is $34.

A 10-Hour Childcare Behavior Observation course will meet Dec. 15 and 16. Times are Friday from 6-9 p.m. and Saturday from 8-3 p.m. Cost is $31. A 20-Hour Childcare Training course will meet Dec. 1, 2, 8, 9. Friday classes are 6-9 p.m. Saturday classes are 8-3 p.m. Cost is $62.

A 40-Hour Insurance Pre-Licensing Home Study course is being offered for $295.

For information about any of these non-credit courses, call the Office of Continuing Education at 718-2395.

 

Nov. 30, 2000

 

CHIPOLA RANKED THIRD IN STATE

MARIANNA—Chipola Junior College has jumped into the state spotlight after a big week on the hardwood. The Indians are currently ranked third in the state men’s basketball poll with a 7-2 record as of Nov. 29.

Three Indians currently are listed among the state’s top scorers. Janerio Spurlock is ranked eighth among all scorers with a 21.6 average. Spurlock also was named Honorable Mention Player of the Week. He averaged 25 points, 7.3 rebounds and 2.3 assists in Chipola’s three games at the Pepsi National Invitational.

Michael Wilder is state’s ninth-leading scorer with a 20.9 point average. Lavelle Felton is eleventh with an 18.7 point average. Felton also is the state’s number 11 rebounder with a 7.9 average. Kareem Johnson is 15th in grabs with a 7.4 average. Lance Buoncristiani is second statewide in assists with a total of 61 in nine games, giving him a 6.8 average.

The Chipola Indians finished second in one of nation’s premiere JUCO basketball tournaments last weekend in Ocala. Chipola whipped Champlain College 94-69 in the opening round of the Pepsi Invitational on Nov. 23. Lavelle Felton led CJC with 21 points and seven rebounds. Michael Wilder scored 20 points. Janerio Spurlock added 12.

The Indians upended Daytona 97-78 on Nov. 24 behind the scoring of Spurlock’s 27-point surge in the second half. He finished with a total of 29 on the night. Felton poured in 22 points and Wilder scored 20.

Chipola lost a squeaker to top-ranked Aquinas 97-96 in the Nov. 25 championship game. The Indians led by as many as 15 in the first period and went to the lockers with a 47-42 halftime lead, but Aquinas outscored CJC 55-49 in the second half. Chipola was able to tie the score with 12 seconds, but Aquinas hit a free throw to give them a one-point edge. Chipola’s Michael Felton took the ball the length of the court, but his four-foot jumper rolled out at the buzzer.

The Indians are scheduled to host Manatee on Nov. 30 at 7:30 p.m. Chipola hosts the Ramada Limited Classic Dec. 1 and 2. CJC plays FCCJ Dec. 1 and Abraham-Baldwin Dec. 2.

For the latest scores, call the CJC Hotline at 718-2CJC or visit the CJC website at www.chipola.cc.fl.us

Nov. 30, 2000

 

CHIPOLA’S SWEARINGEN GOES DIVISION 1

MARIANNA—Chipola Junior College sophomore infielder Jonathan Swearingen of Marianna announced that he had signed with Division 1 University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) during a press conference at Chipola on Nov. 30.

The shortstop hit .326 during his freshman year at CJC. He also hit 14 doubles, two triples, five homeruns and drove in 24 RBI’s. Additionally, he stole 12 bases on the season. Swearingen, who is expected to play shortstop at Ole Miss, also had a .956 fielding average at CJC.

CJC head coach Jeff Johnson says, "We’re excited for Jonathon. He’s a great kid and Ole Miss has a fine program. Their coach Mike Bianco is expected to bring the program into national prominence in the very near future."

Jonathon is the son of Danny and Kelly Swearingen of Marianna.

 

Nov. 30, 2000

MEDICAL BILLING COURSE SET AT CJC

MARIANNA--Chipola Junior College will offer a new course for health professionals during the Spring Semester.

Medical Insurance Billing and Coding (OST 1455) will be offered Thursday evenings from 5:30 to 8:30.

The course is designed to introduce the student to patient billing and CPT and ICD-9- CM, the major coding system for procedures and services performed by physicians and used in hospitals and other health care settings.

Interested persons should complete a college application for admission. Registration for new students begins Jan. 4. Approximate in-state tuition is $138, plus the textbook.

For information, call Gina McAllister at 526-2761, Ext. 3340.

 

Nov. 30, 2000

 

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CHIPOLA MUSIC STUDENTS ON THE WEB--Chipola Junior College music students Mitch Edward (seated) and Daniel Tennille made history recently by participating in the first choral workshop to be broadcast on the World Wide Web. The two were part of Choral Extravaganza 2000 in Atlanta, a two-day event sponsored by Warner Brothers Publications. Anyone with an interest in choral music may view a webcast of the event on the J.W. Pepper website at www.jwpepper.com/warnerwkshp.html

 

Nov. 30, 2000

 

CJC PHI THETA KAPPA ELECTED TO OFFICE AT REGIONAL CONVENTION

MARIANNA—The Nu Chi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Chipola Junior College was elected to serve as Regional Fellowship Chapter at the recent Florida Regional Convention held at the Sirata Beach Resort in St. Petersburg Beach, FL.

As Fellowship Officers, the CJC chapter will be responsible for planning and conducting the Fellowship workshop at next year’s Regional Convention in Orlando, as well as promoting stronger fellowship ties between chapters at all 28 Florida community colleges.

CJC PTK adviser Jody Spooner says, "Nine officers and club members attended the convention and dazzled fellow Phi Theta Kappans with their campaign presentation." Those who made the journey to St. Pete include: Andrea Bruner, Meghan Eade, Steven Hall, Marcia Ott, Tiffany Parker, Mary Pettis, Bryan Pumphrey, Enocha Van Lierop and Carly Williams.

 

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CJC PTK WINS STATE OFFICE--The Nu Chi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Chipola Junior College was elected to serve as Regional Fellowship Chapter at the recent Florida Regional Convention held at the Sirata Beach Resort in St. Petersburg Beach, FL. Here, Chipola president Dr. Dale O’Daniel (right) offers congratulations to CJC student Aundrea Bruner and PTK adviser Jody Spooner.