January 6, 2017

 Mike Linares Youtube educator 01/06/17

YOUTUBE NURSING EDUCATOR TO SPEAK AT CHIPOLA

 

MARIANNA—YouTube sensation Mike Linares will speak to Chipola College nursing students, Monday, Jan. 9, from 10 to 11 a.m., in the main auditorium of the Health Sciences Building.

Linares has posted hundreds of educational videos in the nursing field. He offers reviews for the NCLEX (National Council Licensure Examination), the nationwide examination for the licensing of nurses. With over 8 years in the medical field, Linares has worked in the field on an Ambulance in the dangerous streets of Los Angeles County and in the Emergency Rooms. Coupled with his passion for teaching and desire to help other students, SIMPLEnursing.com.

Dr. Karen Lipford, Dean of Health Sciences at Chipola, says, “Our students and even our instructors use Mike’s videos in different courses. We are excited to have him on our campus.”  

Linares will speak with current students about test taking tips, and is willing to meet with recent graduates to provide some additional assistance to help them pass boards. 

For information about the meeting, contact Dr. Lipford at 718-2278.

 

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January 6, 2017

 

CHIPOLA RAISIN IN THE SUN PERFORMANCE CANCELLED

 

The Chipola College presentation of “A Raisin in the Sun,” scheduled for Jan. 19 has been cancelled.

Online ticket purchase refunds will be credited to credit card account to which they were charged.

For more information, contact the Box Office at 850-718-2420.

 

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January 6, 2017

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CHIPOLA ARTIST SERIES TO PRESENT CASHORE MARIONETTES

 

Chipola Artist Series season tickets are on sale at the Center for the Arts Box Office or online at www.chipola.edu/boxoffice.

The internationally-acclaimed Cashore Marionettes will present a show for all ages, Thursday, Feb. 16, at 7 p.m. The moving and humorous performances have astounded audiences in Europe, the Far East and across North America. Through virtuoso manipulation, music and theatrical illusion, the vignettes presented in Simple Gifts provide an entertaining vision of what it is to be human. Learn more at www.cashoremarionettes.com.

Tickets--$20 for adults, $10 for 18 and under, go on sale Jan. 17. Box Office hours are Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Fridays, 9 a.m. to noon.  Online tickets may be printed at home, or with an order confirmation, will-call tickets will be available at the box office the night of the show. 

For more information, call 718-2420 or visit www.chipola.edu/boxoffice.

 

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January 6, 2017

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CHIPOLA COMMUNITY CHORUS BEGINS JAN. 17

 

MARIANNA—The Chipola Community Chorus begins rehearsal Tuesday, Jan. 17, at 6 p.m., in the McLendon Fine Arts Building, Room H108.

All adults and high school students are invited to join the Chorus under the direction of John Martin. Martin, tenor, is an early music specialist whose interpretation of works from Bach's "Mass in b minor" to Charpentier's "Te Deum" has received high praise. He holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in Religion and Music (Voice Performance) from Huntingdon College and the Master of Music degree in Voice Performance from The University of Alabama.

 

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January 6, 2017

 Spring frolics 01/06/17

CHIPOLA BASEBALL ALUMNI WEEKEND IS FEB. 3-4

 

MARIANNA— Major league baseball stars and dozens of other former Chipola College players are expected to return to their alma mater for the annual Chipola Baseball Alumni Weekend Feb. 3-4.

The weekend will include live college baseball action, a Homerun Derby, great food and the chance to rub elbows with the pros, including two-time MLB Homerun champ Jose Bautista.

The Chipola Indians play three games during the weekend: Friday, Feb. 3, Walter State at 10:00 a.m. and San Jacinto at 12:30 p.m. The Indians play San Jacinto on Saturday at 10:00 a.m.  An Alumni Dinner and Auction is set for Friday, Feb. 3, at 6:30 p.m. at the Jackson County Ag Center. Big-leaguers have donated thousands in memorabilia for the auction. Tickets are $100, with table sponsorships available for $1,000. Sponsors earn recognition at the dinner, 8 dinner tickets, 4 HR Derby Field Passes.  Other sponsorship opportunities are available.

A full day of activities is set for Saturday, Feb. 4, at Chipola Field. Passes to the day’s events are $10 per person for all ages. A $10 Grouper Fish Fry is available from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. An MLB Alumni Homerun Derby starts at 12:30 p.m. Chipola will honor long-time Chipola Coach Ellis Dungan as well as the 2007 National Championship team.  MLB All-Star Adam Duvall will have his number 6 jersey retired. 

The MLB autograph and photo session runs from 2:30 to 3:30. For $10, fans can get one item signed by each professional. Player photos and MLB baseballs will be available for purchase.

For information about alumni happenings, email John DiLaura at Dilauraj@chipola.edu or visit www.chipola.edu or phone 850-718-2332.

 

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January 11, 2017

 Cashore Marionettes 01/12/2017

CHIPOLA ARTIST SERIES PRESENTS Cashore Marionettes

 

MARIANNA—The Chipola Artist Series will present the Cashore Marionettes, Thursday, Feb. 16, at 7 p.m., in the Center for the Arts.

Unmatched in artistry, grace and refinement of movement, the internationally-acclaimed Cashore Marionettes will present a show for all ages. Their moving and humorous performances have astounded audiences in Europe, the Far East and across North America. Through virtuoso manipulation, music and theatrical illusion, the vignettes presented in Simple Gifts provide an entertaining vision of what it is to be human. Learn more at www.cashoremarionettes.com.

Tickets ($20 for adults and $10 for ages 18 and under) are available at www.chipola.edu/boxoffice or at the Box Office beginning Jan. 17. Call 718-2420.

 

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January 11, 2017

 

CHIPOLA RAISIN IN THE SUN PERFORMANCE CANCELLED

 

The Chipola College presentation of “A Raisin in the Sun,” scheduled for Jan. 19 has been cancelled.

Online ticket purchase refunds will be credited to credit card account to which they were charged.

For more information, contact the Box Office at 850-718-2420.

 

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January 11, 2017

 After party 01/12/2017

CHIPOLA TRIO DANCE AFTER SATURDAY, JAN. 14 GAMES

 

The TRiO Society will host an After Party following the Chipola College basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 14, from 9 p.m. to midnight in the Cultural Center.  The DJ is Diamond D and admission is $5 per student (16 years or older). Black Student Union and Phi Beta Lambda are co-sponsoring the event. 

 

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January 11, 2017

 Brain Bowl 01/12/2017

CHIPOLA BRAIN BOWL TO HOST NAQT SECTIONAL JAN. 20-21

 

MARIANNA—The Chipola College Brain Bowl team will host an NAQT Sectional, Jan. 20-21, at the college.

A dozen teams are expected to participate in the tournament which is one of eight qualifiers for the NAQT national championship set for Feb. 24 in Minneapolis. Chipola won three NAQT Community College National Championships in 2011, 2012 and 2013.

As a warmup for the Spring season, Chipola also will play at the Santa Fe Open, Jan. 14, in Gainesville.

The Chipola team will compete in the FCSAA Panhandle Regional Feb. 10-11 in Tallahassee. The top Regional finishers will vie for the FCSAA State Championship March 31 at Gulf Coast. Chipola won a record seven straight FCSAA Florida State Championships from 2008 to 2014.

Earlier this season, Chipola captured its seventh Delta Burke Tournament title at Valencia College in Orlando. Chipola also won the Florida Gateway Invitational Oct. 1 in Lake City.

Current Brain Bowl team members are: Payton Berkley, Daniel Lewis, Donavan Ebersole, Michael Young, Katie Everett, Mason Young, Hunter Davis, Alex Tharp, Carolyn McInnis, Turner McCroan, Jonce Palmer, Sierra Ennis, Colby Hargrove and Trey Rollins

Chipola Brain Bowl Coach Stan Young and Assistant Coach Dr. Robert Dunkle both are members of the FCSAA Hall of Fame. Former Chipola students Paul Kelson and Jacob Leff hold several individual scoring records at the state and national levels.

 

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January 11, 2017

 

TRIO CELEBRATION SET FOR FEB. 7

 

MARIANNA—The Chipola Student Support Services (SSS) will host the annual National TRiO Day Celebration Tuesday, Feb. 7, at the Johnson Center beginning at 5 p.m.

National TRIO Day is centered on increased access to higher education.  SSS students and their immediate family members will be able to meet with the Chipola TRiO staff and receive special recognition at the Chipola vs. Northwest game.

SSS is one of the eight TRiO programs funded by the U.S. Department of Education to assist first generation and/or students with varying social-economic classifications succeed academically in college and transition smoothly into a university degree program. Chipola’s SSS serves 178 students.

Former Talent Search high school seniors and Chipola SSS students interested in being a part of this celebration should RSVP to Donna Chandler by Jan. 26 with their name and number of family members attending. Phone 850-718-2431 or visit www.chipola.edu/SSS

 

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January 11, 2017

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YOUTUBE NURSING EDUCATOR SPEAKS AT CHIPOLA—YouTube sensation Mike Linares recently met with Chipola College nursing students and faculty. Linares has posted hundreds of educational videos in the nursing field and offers reviews for the NCLEX (National Council Licensure Examination). Pictured from left, are: Sejal Bhakta, Amber Bruner, Mike Linares, Dr. Karen Lipford, Jessica Metcalf and Shelbie Johnson.

 

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January 11, 2017

 

CHIPOLA TO HOST TALLAHASSEE SATURDAY, JAN. 14

 

MARIANNA—Chipola hosts Tallahassee, Saturday, Jan. 14, at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m., in the Milton Johnson Center.

All conference games will be broadcast on 100.9 FM. Home games will be streamed on YouTube (www.youtube.com/user/ChipolaCollege). Both teams will provide up to the minute scores on Twitter: women, ChipolaWBB and men, ChipolaHoops.

The Indians (16-3, 0-1) suffered a 106-87 loss at Gulf Coast on Jan. 7. Jashire Hardnett led the Indians with 20 points. Cedric Wright had 17 points. Jamall Gregory had 12. DeyShawn Martin added 10. Chipola led 46-42 at the half.

Chipola won both games at the Gulf Coast Classic on Dec. 29-30.  Chipola outlasted East Georgia State, 103-74, on Dec. 30. The Indians trounced UW Sheboygan, 119-51, on Dec. 29.

Chipola won two of three in the Beef O’Brady’s Classic, Dec. 16-18. The Indians beat Jefferson Technical, 96-60, on Dec. 18. Chipola lost a close 86-85 contest to Monroe on Dec. 17. The Indians whipped Harford, 89-48, on Dec. 16. 

Chipola is the sixth-ranked team in the FCSAA State Poll.  Other Panhandle teams in the poll include: Tallahassee (2), Northwest (3) and Gulf Coast (5).

The Indians have a balanced offense led by Deyshawn Martin who is averaging 12.2 points and 5.1 rebounds per game. Other double-figure point-producers include Jashire Hardnett (11.4), Eric Cobb (11.2) and Carter Skaggs (10.0) ppg. Shamarkus Kennedy is shooting 72 percent from the floor. The team is averaging 97 points a game and allowing only 68 points. Yuat Alok is among the state’s top rebounders averaging 6.3 rebounds a game.

Head Coach Bret Campbell begins his third season at Chipola. The Indians last played in the FCSAA/Region VIII Tournament in 2014, which they won and advanced to nationals.

The Lady Indians (16-1, 0-1) suffered their first loss of the season at Gulf Coast on Jan. 7. Chipola came up short (84-75) in their first conference game. Barbara Johnson led Chipola with 34 points. Raven Baker Northcross had 13 points. Danielle Garven and Sydnee McDonald each scored 11 points. The game was knotted 48-48 at the break.

                The Panhandle Conference occupies the top five spots in the FCSAA State Poll: Gulf Coast (1), Chipola (2), Pensacola (3), Tallahassee (4) and Northwest (5). Chipola is third in the NJCAA National Poll. Gulf Coast is first. 

Chipola picked up a couple of wins at the Daytona Beach Classic including a 63-45 win over Miami Dade on Dec. 30, and a 71-25 win over ASA on Dec. 29.

Five Lady Indians are averaging double figures through the first 16 games: Raven Baker-Northcross (14.4), Sydnee McDonald (13.9), Danielle Garven (13.6), Barbara Johnson (11.0), and Tiaera Philips (10.7).  The Lady Indians have outscored opponents 80-44 per game.

Beginning his fifth season at the helm of the program, Coach Greg Franklin won the school’s first NJCAA National Championship in 2015, and has led Chipola to the national tournament three times. His 2014 team became the first Chipola squad to capture the Panhandle Conference title by going undefeated in conference play (12-0). The 2014 squad won the NJCAA Region VIII/FCSAA Championship and advanced to the NJCAA Final Four, finishing 3rd. The 2013 team finished as runner-up in the Region VIII Championship and earned an at-large bid to the National Tournament where they finished in the Elite Eight.

 

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January 11, 2017

 

CHIPOLA BASEBALL ALUMNI WEEKEND IS FEB. 3-4

 

MARIANNA— Major league baseball stars and dozens of other former Chipola College players are expected to return to their alma mater for the annual Chipola Baseball Alumni Weekend Feb. 3-4.

The weekend will include live college baseball action, a Homerun Derby, great food and the chance to rub elbows with the pros, including two-time MLB Homerun champ Jose Bautista.

The Chipola Indians play three games during the weekend: Friday, Feb. 3, Walter State at 10:00 a.m. and San Jacinto at 12:30 p.m. The Indians play San Jacinto on Saturday at 10:00 a.m.  An Alumni Dinner and Auction is set for Friday, Feb. 3, at 6:30 p.m. at the Jackson County Ag Center. Big-leaguers have donated thousands in memorabilia for the auction. Tickets are $100, with table sponsorships available for $1,000. Sponsors earn recognition at the dinner, 8 dinner tickets, 4 HR Derby Field Passes.  Other sponsorship opportunities are available.

A full day of activities is set for Saturday, Feb. 4, at Chipola Field. Passes to the day’s events are $10 per person for all ages. A $10 Grouper Fish Fry is available from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. An MLB Alumni Homerun Derby starts at 12:30 p.m. Chipola will honor long-time Chipola Coach Ellis Dungan as well as the 2007 National Championship team.  MLB All-Star Adam Duvall will have his number 6 jersey retired. 

The MLB autograph and photo session runs from 2:30 to 3:30. For $10, fans can get one item signed by each professional. Player photos and MLB baseballs will be available for purchase.

For information about alumni happenings, email John DiLaura at Dilauraj@chipola.edu or visit www.chipola.edu or phone 850-718-2332.

 

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January 19, 2017

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ENROLLMENT UP AT CHIPOLA COLLEGE

 

MARIANNA—Enrollment is up at Chipola College this semester continuing a positive trend while many colleges across the nation are facing declining enrollments. A total of 2,058 students are currently enrolled compared to 1,973 at this time last year, a 4.31 percent increase.

Students also are taking more classes this semester with credit-hour enrollment up 7.7 percent over Spring 2016

Dr. Sarah Clemmons, Interim President of Chipola, said, “We are excited that more students are taking advantage of the opportunities we offer at Chipola. Our faculty work hard every day to help students meet high academic standards. We have improved our admissions and financial aid processes to make it easier for students to enroll and to pay for college. We also are committed to retaining students through focused advising, tutoring and academic monitoring.”  

Most Chipola students are enrolled in the Associate in Arts (AA) program, a two-year degree that guarantees acceptance to Florida’s 12 public universities or into a B.S. program at Chipola. Chipola also offers Associate in Science (AS) degrees and certificates in Workforce Development programs that provide training for various career fields.

Chipola offers Bachelor’s Degrees in Business, Nursing and Education. Business Degree concentrations include Accounting, Management and Information Systems. Education degrees include: Elementary Ed., Exceptional Student Ed., English Ed., Middle Grades Mathematics, Middle Grades Science, Secondary Mathematics Ed. and Secondary Science Ed. A Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) also is available. 

It’s not too early to begin preparing for Summer or Fall enrollment. Students planning to enroll in Summer Session I—which begins May 9—are encouraged to apply by the April 21 deadline. April 18 is the Financial Aid application deadline for students planning to use financial aid to pay for Summer classes. 

College applications are available in the Admissions Office located in the Student Services Building or online at www.chipola.edu.  

For admissions information, call 850-718-2211, or visit www.chipola.edu

 

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January 19, 2017

CHIPOLA BRAIN BOWL WINS BIG AT SANTA FE OPEN

 

GAINESVILLE—Chipola College’s brain bowl team had two teams tie for first and one team tie for second at the Santa Fe Open Jan. 14 in Gainesville.

Chipola Blue, consisting of Hunter Davis, Alex Tharp, and Colby Hargrove won their bracket, finishing with a 7-0 record.

Chipola Gold— Turner McCroan, Donavan Ebersole, and Trey Rollins—also won their bracket, finishing with a 7-0 record as well.  Chipola White—Katie Everett, Michael Young, Ann Marie Brown and Madelyn Lytle—finished (6-1) tied for second with Valencia Red, with their only loss coming against Chipola Blue.

The Chipola team had four of the top five players in individual scoring. Katie Everett took top honors, averaging 86.43 points per game. Hunter Davis, Turner McCroan and Alex Tharp finished second, third and fifth respectively.

Chipola will host the NAQT Sectional, Jan. 20-21. The tournament begins Friday at 5 p.m. in Building Z and resumes Saturday at 9 a.m. Head Coach Stan Young invites everyone to the tournament to support the Chipola team as they try to qualify for nationals.

 

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CHIPOLA BRAINS—Chipola College’s brain bowl team had two teams tie for first and one team tie for second at the recent Santa Fe Open. The Chipola team also had 4 of the top 5 players in individual scoring. Pictured from left, are: Katie Everett (first), Hunter Davis (second), Turner McCroan (third) and Alex Tharp (fifth).

 

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January 19, 2017

CHIPOLA’S FALL 2016 DEAN’S LIST ANNOUNCED

 

MARIANNA—Dr. Sarah Clemmons, Interim President at Chipola College, commends the 315 students who made the Dean’s List for academic achievement during the Fall Semester 2016.

To be placed on the Dean’s List, a student must take 12 or more semester hours of courses and make an average of 3.25 (B+) to 4.0 (A) in all courses.

Students who made perfect averages of 4.0—straight A’s—and their hometowns are:

Alford—Andrew Bizaillion, Mary Raines.

Altha—Kathrine Alderman, Steven Cherry, Kimberly Clemons, Caitlyn Ellis, Deborah Graham, Claudia Griswell, Melody Holt, Sawyer O'Bryan.

Bascom—Shelby Bryan.

Blountstown—Donavan Ebersole, Chessa Goodman, Brandon O'Bryan, Colton Purvis, Jennifer Snowden, Bertis Taylor, Kaylin Weiler, Heather Yoder.

Bonifay—Brionna Arrant, Michelle Dampier, Joseph Edminson, Sierra Finch, Melea Kirk, Cason Moore, Jonce Palmer, Taylor Purvee, Shana Sloan, Kelsey Stewart.

Bristol—Emily Kern, Matthew Morrison, Monte Revell.

Chipley—Chase Boyer, Cameron Goff, Mattea Harbour, Celina Ochoa, Seth Pemberton, Whitley Pettis, Micheala Poppell, Jayde Smelcer, Latrelle Williams.

Clarksville—Bradley Pearson.

Cottondale—Chandler Braxton, David King, Brandy McDonald, McKaylah See, Kevin Tharp.

 Graceville—Kelli McIntosh, Jenna Singletary, Sara Smith.

Grand Ridge—Cami Edwards.

Greenwood—Niki White.

Hosford—Ann Brown, Bailey Singletary.

Marianna—Veronica Bell, Sallyanne Braxton, Justin Cutchin, Katie Everett, Michael Grazioso, Jason Hall, Ezekiel Hardy, Zachary Hatcher,  Pamela Jennings, Shanna Letner,  Megan Marley,  Zachary Perkins, Natasha Smith, Elizabeth Varnum, Cheyenne Welch, Michael Young

Sneads—Dakota Baggett, Kyle Commodore, Elizabeth English, Victoria Jackson, Hannah Murray, Lyndsey Poole.

Westville—Jessica Thomas, Cassidy Trammell.

 Out of District—Allison Cort of Chattahoochee, Brandon Baggett and Terry Thompson. of Crawfordville, Joshua Pitts of Defuniak Springs, Gairing Cooper of Lakeland, Floyd Coleman and Julia Hales of Panama City, Devin Rogers Panama City Beach, William Allen and Marshall Gordon of Tallahassee, Jody Eslinger of Cottonwood, Ala., Sydney Golden, Christopher Herrell, Brooks Maxwell and Bay-Leigh Sawyers of Dothan Ala., Christopher Clayton of Falls Church, Va., Sydnee McDonald of Flint, Mich. Marlene Aniambossou of Benin, Marta Gasparotto of Italy, Nana Sule of Nigeria.

 

Students who earned grade point averages ranging from 3.25(B+) to 3.99 (A) and their hometowns are:

Alford—Nikita Hill, Laramie Pooser.

Altha—Brittney Brown, Brandee Eady, Aleisa Griffin, Kaylee McCalvin, Rena O'Bryan, Hannah Rees, Tristan Walden.

Blountstown—Hayden White, John Bryant, Anna Hassig, Emilee Holmes, Manuel Martinez, Calen Masai, Taylor Pyles, Le'Tonya Reed, Katie Smith, Savannah Taylor, Alex Wroblewski, Anthony Wyrick.

Bonifay—Kendall Alderman, Kyla Bailey, Makayla Clemmons, Holly Corne, Michelle Gilbert, Kendal Herndon, Richard Jackson, Shanearia James, Jay Jordan, Cheyenne Mayo, Ashleigh McWaters, Savannah Messer, Mollie Niemi, Kayla Purkey, Jarrett Segers, Callie Sorensen, Toni Stewart, Jessica Vergara, Joseph Young.

 Bristol—Hollie Alhalaseh, Kara Fowler, Julie Lyons, Allison Morrison, Cassidy Shuler, LeAnne Smith.

Campbelton—Dylan Watkins.

Carryville—Brandon Jenkins.

Chipley—Austin Adkison, Christian Alderman, Carol Boswell, Chloe Bruner, Susan Burns, Cheyanna Clark, Hannah Coleman, Tea' Creamer, Selena Davis, Thomas Gage, Alyssa Gainer, Olivia Geyer, Kacy Lawson, Lindsay Miller, Joel Owen, Sagar Patel, Allison Pettis, Midrell Pittman, Paige Pope, Spencer Potter, Kevin Rollins, Rhianna Sanders, Shane Sapp, Savannah Schaubhut.

Cottondale—Jenna Cartwright, James Farren, Tiffany Franklin, Kendriece Gardner, Brendon Hales, Sage Hutto, Kayla Lathan, Lauren McAllister, Tyler McAllister, Katelyn McBride, Brently McClain, Alexis Parish, Katherine Waller.

Ebro—Madisen Hawes.

Graceville—Carmelita Barkley, Hayden Church, Levi Collins, Colby Hargrove, Trevor Haser, Olivia Howell, Bethany Kerr, Georgia Nichols, Hunter Potts, Shyaire Smith, Samantha Snell, Allen Swift, Christian Wertenberger, Kavner Williams.

 Grand Ridge—Brittany Benton, Allison Brown, Gabriella Davis, Ashlyn Goodson, Crystal Hernandez, Christopher Johnson, Katie Mayes, Brianna McDonald, Hunter Powell.

Greenwood—Caroline Gilley, Laurence Glover, Ashley Hunter, Emma Sawyer.

Hosford—Allison Moore.

Malone—Courtney Harrell, Christina Proctor.

 Marianna—Jackson Basford, Lexie Basford, Hannah Blount, William Braxton, Bryan Buchanan, Brandon Burch, Amber Caputo, Timothy Clair, Madalyn Daniels, Madison Daniels, Tamara Dourney, Sierra Ennis, Shironda Graham, Kirsti Harris, Regan Harris, Nicholas Helms, Elizabeth Hester, Rachel Holloway, Austin Hunter, Dylan Johns, Hampton Jordan, Tessa Jurgonski, Garrett Kilpatrick, Daniel Lewis, Jarrod Love-McFrederick, Sadie Mayo, Trevor Mayo, Destinee McDaniel, Zackary McDaniel, Christopher Mock, Dietrich Myers, Yasmine Patterson-Bellamy, Kalvin Peterson, Alexis Pueschel, Haley Robertson, Matthew Shouse, Sjaquiwn Small, David Smith, Emma Smith Nelson, Amy Snell, Elizabeth Stewart, Sandra Stewart, Ethan Strickland, Matthew Suggs, Janine Sunga, Tristan Tharpe, David Thomas, Zachary Trotman, Brandon Tyus, Jackson Van Huss, Sara Wallace, Kelsey Walters, Shawn Wells.

 Ponce de Leon—Ernest Zorn.

 Sneads—Margaret Aaron, Orion Douthit, Precia Driggers, Emily Glover, Orion Hall, Amy Hand, Sierra Kinsinger, Kaylee Messer, Bridgit Owens, Wade Robinson, Brandon Sheffield, Erica Smith.

 Westville— Delilah Bass, Victoria Benton, Erin Dady, Marcus Jackson, Jonathan Owens, Macey Thomas, Megan Morgan.

Out of District—Jakob Farmer of Chattahoochee, Madison Stream of Lynn Haven, Max Guzman of Miami, Lisa Callahan and Sylvia Hilton of Panama City, Hannah Price of Port St. Joe, Ryann Moore and Jessica Porter of Quincy, Yuat Alok of Sarasota, Erika Mobley and Chad Treadwell of Tallahassee Megan Morgan of Windermere, Jacea McWaters and Savannah Shelley of Ashford, Ala., Ashleigh Braswell and Payton Kirkland of Dothan, Ala., Devyn Terry of Elberton, Ga., Ashley Morris of Leesburg, Ga., Bobbie Morris of McDonough, Ga., Jordan Hollins and Tekwaan Whyte of Stone Mountain, Ga., Andrew Carber of Blue Bell, Pa., Andrew Bechtold of Chadds Ford, Pa., Connor Hock of Green Bay, Wis., Jahshire Hardnett of Gulfport, Miss., Krystal Goodman of Long Beach, Miss., Danielle Garven of Ajax, Can., Alexandrine Obouh Fegue of Saint Lactancia and Anibal Salado of Santo Domingo.

 

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January 19, 2017

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CHIPOLA ARTIST SERIES PRESENTS Cashore Marionettes

 

MARIANNA—The Chipola Artist Series will present the Cashore Marionettes, Thursday, Feb. 16, at 7 p.m., in the Center for the Arts.

Unmatched in artistry, grace and refinement of movement, the internationally-acclaimed Cashore Marionettes will present a show for all ages. Their moving and humorous performances have astounded audiences in Europe, the Far East and across North America. Through virtuoso manipulation, music and theatrical illusion, the vignettes presented in Simple Gifts provide an entertaining vision of what it is to be human. Learn more at www.cashoremarionettes.com.

Tickets ($20 for adults and $10 for ages 18 and under) are available at www.chipola.edu/boxoffice or at the Box Office. Call 718-2420.

 

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January 19, 2017

Chipola Homecoming 2016 Queen and Mr. Chipola 1-19-17

CHIPOLA HOMECOMING SET FOR FEB. 13-18

 

MARIANNA—Chipola College will celebrate Homecoming the week of Feb. 13-18.  The Indians will host the Tallahassee Community College Eagles on Saturday, Feb. 18. This year’s theme is “Chipola on the Hunt.”

Candidates for Mr. Chipola and Homecoming Queen will be introduced at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 8 in the Cafeteria (K). 

The Homecoming Court will be presented and the Queen and Mr. Chipola will be crowned at halftime of the men’s basketball game on Feb. 18. Interim President Dr. Sarah Clemmons will host a reception for all alumni beginning at 6 p.m. in the Hospitality Room of the Milton Johnson Center.

For information, visit the Student Activities Office in the Cafeteria or call 718-2308 or 718-2314.

 

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January 19, 2017

TRIO CELEBRATION SET FOR FEB. 7

MARIANNA—The Chipola Student Support Services (SSS) will host the annual National TRiO Day Celebration Tuesday, Feb. 7, at the Johnson Center beginning at 5 p.m.

National TRIO Day is centered on increased access to higher education.  SSS students and their immediate family members will be able to meet with the Chipola TRiO staff and receive special recognition at the Chipola vs. Northwest game.

SSS is one of the eight TRiO programs funded by the U.S. Department of Education to assist first generation and/or students with varying social-economic classifications succeed academically in college and transition smoothly into a university degree program. Chipola’s SSS serves 178 students.

Former Talent Search high school seniors and Chipola SSS students interested in being a part of this celebration should RSVP to Donna Chandler by Jan. 26 with their name and number of family members attending. Phone 850-718-2431 or visit www.chipola.edu/SSS

 

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January 19, 2017

TEACHER WORKSHOP SET AT CHIPOLA COLLEGE

 

 MARIANNA—The Chipola College Future Educators Club will host its Tenth Annual Teacher Workshop, Saturday, March. 4, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Teachers and students interested in a career in education are invited to attend. 

Future educators currently enrolled at Chipola with the assistance of the education faculty, staff, and education graduates will present the free workshop.  The day will include various sessions for elementary, middle, and high school teachers. The students will present hands-on activities that can be used in the classroom along with samples for teachers and education majors to use in their own classrooms. Sessions will include resources and strategies in Math, Science, Reading, English, ESOL and ESE. There will also be drawings for several door prizes.

Guest sessions will include: Developing Unique and Effective Student Driven Math Lessons (K-12) — Presented by 2017 Teacher of the Year, Ms. Jessica Solano; You Want Me To Stick That Quotation Where? (6-12) — Dr. Rachel West; “A Man of Wax” – Teaching Shakespeare Using the Tableau (9-12) — Kurt McInnis; Cinch Up Your Classroom Technology (K-5) — Megan Russel; Population Education: Hands On Science in a Social Perspective (K-5) and (6-12) — Dr. Amanda Clark; Integrating Technology While Fostering the 4 C’s (6-12) — Jennifer Kincaid;

Other session topics include: I Love You Just The Way You Are (K-6); Space: The Final Frontier (3-5); Science In A Snap (K-2); Math Behind TV Commercials (6-8); Survival Guide to Classroom Management (K-6); Numbers with Abraham Lincoln (K-2); All Aboard to the Cooperation Station (K-6).

The workshop will be held in the Literature/Language (Building Z) on the Chipola campus. Registration begins at 8 a.m., with the first session at 8:30 a.m.  

To ensure that sufficient materials are available, please RSVP to FEC Sponsor Casey Dowgul at dowgulc@chipola.edu or phone 850-718-2449.

 

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January 19, 2017

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CHIPOLA’S ‘HELLO DOLLY’ TICKETS ON SALE— Tickets go on sale Feb. 8 for the Chipola College Theater production of “Hello Dolly. The show runs Feb. 22-26.  Pictured are Gabriela Merz in the role of Dolly Levi and Keith Watford as Horace Vandergelder. For ticket information, call 850-718-2420, or visit the Chipola Theatre on Facebook or at www.chipola.edu/theatre

 

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January 19, 2017

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CHIPOLA BLACK HISTORY CELEBRATION—The Chipola College Black History Month Celebration is set for Friday, Feb. 17, in the Cultural Center from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children.  Here, officers of the Chipola Black Student Union discuss plans for Black History Month. They are, from left: Edward Arroyo of Ft. Lauderdale, BSU vice-president; Darrell Olds of Campbellton, BSU Parliamentarian; and Dr. Willie Spires, BSU adviser.

 

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January 19, 2017

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BRANTLEY-CURL IS CHIPOLA EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH—Taylor Brantley Curl is Chipola College’s Career Employee for January.  Brantley-Curl serves as a Human Resources Clerk and has worked at the college since 2015.  Pictured from left, are: Human Resources Coordinator, Wendy Pippen, Taylor Brantley-Curl and Chipola Interim President, Dr. Sarah Clemmons.

 

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January 19, 2017

CHIPOLA TO HOST PENSACOLA SATURDAY, JAN. 21

 

MARIANNA—Chipola hosts Pensacola, Saturday, Jan. 21, at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m., in the Milton Johnson Center.

All conference games will be broadcast on 100.9 FM. Home games will be streamed on YouTube (www.youtube.com/user/ChipolaCollege). Both teams will provide up to the minute scores on Twitter: women, ChipolaWBB and men, ChipolaHoops.

The Lady Indians (18-1, 2-1) scored a big 70-53 win at Northwest Florida State (1-2) on Jan. 18. Barbara Johnson led Chipola with 19 points. Danielle Garven and Syndee McDonald each scored 16 points. Tiaera Phillips had 10 points and 10 rebounds.

Chipola chalked up a 91-86 win over Tallahassee (1-2) on Jan. 14. McDonald led Chipola with 37 points. Raven Baker-Northcross and Garven both scored 17 points. Johnson had 15.

Chipola’s only loss of the season was at Gulf Coast on Jan. 7. Chipola came up short (84-75). Barbara Johnson led Chipola with 34 points. Baker-Northcross had 13 points. Danielle Garven and McDonald each scored 11 points. The game was knotted 48-48 at the break.

 The Panhandle Conference occupies five of the top six spots in the FCSAA State Poll: Gulf Coast (1), Chipola (2), Tallahassee (3) Pensacola (4) and Northwest (6). Chipola is third in the NJCAA National Poll. Gulf Coast is second behind Odessa. 

Five Lady Indians are averaging double figures through the first 16 games: Raven Baker-Northcross (14.4), Sydnee McDonald (13.9), Danielle Garven (13.6), Barbara Johnson (11.0), and Tiaera Philips (10.7).  The Lady Indians have outscored opponents 80-44 per game.

Beginning his fifth season at the helm of the program, Coach Greg Franklin won the school’s first National Championship in 2015, and has been to the national tournament three times. 

The Indians (16-5, 0-3) will be looking for their first league win when they host Pensacola (0-2) on Jan. 21.

Chipola suffered a hard-fought 83-81 loss at Northwest Florida State (3-0) on Jan. 18. The Indians trailed 47-32 at the break, but rallied to make it a one-possession game with 2 minutes remaining. Alas, it was too late as the Raiders held on for the win.

Chipola lost an even closer 74-73 contest with Tallahassee (3-0) on Jan. 14. Jashire Hardnett led Chipola with 25 points and 8 rebounds. Shamarkus Kennedy has 12 points. Mohamed Touray added 10 points.

Chipola suffered a 106-87 loss at Gulf Coast (1-2) on Jan. 7. Hardnett led the Indians with 20 points. Cedric Wright had 17 points. Jamall Gregory had 12. DeyShawn Martin added 10.

Chipola is the eight-ranked team in the FCSAA State Poll. Other Panhandle teams in the poll include: Tallahassee (1), Northwest (2) and Gulf Coast (7).

Deyshawn Martin is averaging 12.2 points and 5.1 rebounds per game. Other double-figure point-producers include Jashire Hardnett (11.4), Eric Cobb (11.2) and Carter Skaggs (10.0) ppg. Shamarkus Kennedy is shooting 72 percent from the floor. The team is averaging 97 points a game and allowing only 68 points. Yuat Alok is among the state’s top rebounders averaging 6.3 rebounds a game.

Head Coach Bret Campbell is in his third season at Chipola. The Indians last played in the FCSAA/Region VIII Tournament in 2014, which they won and advanced to nationals.

 

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January 19, 2017

CHIPOLA BASEBALL ALUMNI WEEKEND IS FEB. 3-4

 

MARIANNA— Major league baseball stars and dozens of other former Chipola College players are expected to return to their alma mater for the annual Chipola Baseball Alumni Weekend Feb. 3-4.

The weekend will include live college baseball action, a Homerun Derby, great food and the chance to rub elbows with the pros, including two-time MLB Homerun champ Jose Bautista.

The Chipola Indians play three games during the weekend: Friday, Feb. 3, Walter State at 10 a.m. and San Jacinto at 12:30 p.m. The Indians play San Jacinto on Saturday at 10 a.m.  An Alumni Dinner and Auction is set for Friday, Feb. 3, at 6:30 p.m. at the Jackson County Ag Center. Big-leaguers have donated thousands in memorabilia for the auction. Tickets are $100, with table sponsorships available for $1,000. Sponsors earn recognition at the dinner, 8 dinner tickets, 4 HR Derby Field Passes.  Other sponsorship opportunities are available.

A full day of activities is set for Saturday, Feb. 4, at the Chipola Field. Passes to the day’s events are $10 per person for all ages. A $10 chicken dinner will available. An MLB Alumni Homerun Derby starts at 12:30 p.m. Chipola will honor long-time Chipola Coach Ellis Dungan as well as the 2007 Chipola National Championship team.  The college also will retire the number 6 jersey of MLB All-Star Adam Duvall of the Cincinnati Reds. 

The MLB autograph and photo session runs from 2:30 to 3:30. For $10, fans can get one item signed by each professional. Player photos and MLB baseballs will be available for sale.

For information about alumni happenings, email John DiLaura at Dilauraj@chipola.edu, visit www.chipola.edu or phone 850-718-2332.

 

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January 23, 2017

CHIPOLA TO HOST GULF COAST TUESDAY, JAN. 24

 

MARIANNA—Chipola hosts Gulf Coast, Tuesday, Jan. 24, at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m., in the Milton Johnson Center.

All conference games will be broadcast on 100.9 FM. Home games will be streamed on YouTube (www.youtube.com/user/ChipolaCollege). Both teams will provide up to the minute scores on Twitter: women, ChipolaWBB and men, ChipolaHoops.

The Lady Indians (19-1, 3-1) scored an 80-66 win over Pensacola on Jan. 21. Danielle Garven led with 23 points and 13 rebounds.  Raven Baker-Northcross had 22 points. Sydnee McDonald had 12 points. Barbara Johnson scored 10 points and pulled down 11 rebounds.

Chipola scored a big 70-53 win at Northwest Florida State (1-2) on Jan. 18. Johnson led Chipola with 19 points. Garven and McDonald each scored 16 points. Tiaera Phillips had 10 points and 10 rebounds.

As of Jan. 24, Chipola (3-1) and Gulf Coast (3-1) are tied for first place in the league. Tallahassee is (2-2), with Pensacola (1-3) and Northwest (1-3).

Chipola chalked up a 91-86 win over Tallahassee (1-2) on Jan. 14. McDonald led Chipola with 37 points. Raven Baker-Northcross and Garven both scored 17 points. Johnson had 15.

Chipola’s only loss of the season was at Gulf Coast on Jan. 7. Chipola came up short (84-75). Barbara Johnson led Chipola with 34 points. Baker-Northcross had 13 points. Garven and McDonald each scored 11 points. The game was knotted 48-48 at the break.

 As of Jan. 23, the Panhandle Conference occupies five of the top six spots in the FCSAA State Poll: Gulf Coast (1), Chipola (2), Tallahassee (3) Pensacola (4) and Northwest (6). Chipola is third in the NJCAA National Poll. Gulf Coast is second behind Odessa. 

Beginning his fifth season at the helm of the program, Coach Greg Franklin won the school’s first National Championship in 2015, and has been to the national tournament three times. 

The Indians improved to (17-5, 1-3) with an important 69-66 win over Pensacola (0-3) on Jan. 21. Jamall Gregory and Eric Turner each scored 13 points. Jashire Hardnett had 11.

The league standings as of Jan. 24, are: Northwest (4-0), Tallahassee (3-1), Chipola (1-3), Gulf Coast (1-3) and Pensacola (1-3).

Chipola suffered a hard-fought 83-81 loss at Northwest Florida State (3-0) on Jan. 18. The Indians trailed 47-32 at the break, but rallied to make it a one-possession game with 2 minutes remaining. Alas, it was too late as the Raiders held on for the win.

Chipola lost an even closer 74-73 contest with Tallahassee (3-0) on Jan. 14. Hardnett led Chipola with 25 points and 8 rebounds. Kennedy has 12 points. Mohamed Touray added 10 points.

Chipola suffered a 106-87 loss at Gulf Coast (1-2) on Jan. 7. Hardnett led the Indians with 20 points. Cedric Wright had 17 points. Jamall Gregory had 12. DeyShawn Martin added 10.

Chipola is the eight-ranked team in the FCSAA State Poll. Other Panhandle teams in the poll include: Tallahassee (1), Northwest (2) and Gulf Coast (7).

Head Coach Bret Campbell is in his third season at Chipola. The Indians last played in the FCSAA/Region VIII Tournament in 2014, which they won and advanced to nationals.

 

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January 26, 2017

CHIPOLA HOMECOMING EVENTS ANNOUNCED

 

MARIANNA—This year's Chipola College Homecoming theme is "Chipola on the Hunt” as the Indians will face the Tallahassee Community College Eagles on Saturday, Feb. 18.

Dr. Sarah Clemmons, Chipola Interim President, invites all alumni and friends to attend an Alumni Reception beginning at 6 p.m. in the Hospitality Room of the Milton Johnson Center.

The Homecoming Court will be introduced and the Queen and Mr. Chipola crowned during halftime of the men’s game on Feb. 18.

Introduction of candidates for Homecoming is Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 10:30 a.m. in the Cafeteria. Voting will be on Feb. 8-9.  The court will be posted by 4 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 9.

Homecoming week is Feb. 13-18, and begins with a Building Decoration Contest with judging at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 14. The Homecoming Talent Show is Wednesday, Feb. 15, at noon in the Cultural Center. Currently-enrolled Chipola students may enter.  Cash prizes will be awarded for Best Overall - 1st, 2nd and 3rd; Best Solo, Best Group and Best Band.  Performances are limited to 4 minutes.

Homecoming Dress-Up days are: Monday, Feb. 13: Pajama Day; Tuesday, Feb. 14: Camo Day; Wednesday, Feb. 15: Blue & Gold Day (Chipola school colors); Thursday: Throwback Day (wear a Throwback outfit); and Friday: Decade Day (wear an outfit from your favorite decade).

For information, contact Nancy Johnson at johnsonn@chipola.edu or phone 718-2314.

 

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January 26, 2017

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CHIPOLA ARTIST SERIES PRESENTS Cashore Marionettes

 

MARIANNA—The Chipola Artist Series will present the Cashore Marionettes, Thursday, Feb. 16, at 7 p.m., in the Center for the Arts.

Unmatched in artistry, grace and refinement of movement, the internationally-acclaimed Cashore Marionettes will present a show for all ages. Their moving and humorous performances have astounded audiences in Europe, the Far East and across North America. Through virtuoso manipulation, music and theatrical illusion, the vignettes presented in Simple Gifts provide an entertaining vision of what it is to be human. Learn more at www.cashoremarionettes.com.

Tickets ($20 for adults and $10 for ages 18 and under) are available at www.chipola.edu/boxoffice or at the Box Office. Call 718-2420.

 

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January 26, 2017

CHIPOLA BRAIN BOWL WINS NAQT SECTIONAL, QUALIFIES FOR NATIONALS

 

MARIANNA—The Chipola College A and Chipola B Brain Bowl teams finished first and second respectively at the North Florida NAQT (National Academic Quiz Tournaments) Community College Sectional held Jan. 20-21 at Chipola. The A Team captured the title with an 8-0 record, while Chipola B finished second with a 6-2 record.

Four Chipola players finished in the top 6 in individual scoring:  Katie Everett (2nd), Hunter Davis (3rd), Turner McCroan (4th) and Jonce Palmer (6th).

Chipola A receives an automatic bid to the National Community College Championship in Minneapolis on Feb. 24-25. Teams receive automatic bids by winning their sectional. Seven sectionals were held across the country with 61 teams competing for a spot in the national tournament. Besides the seven automatic bids, 17 other teams are offered spots based on their stats. Chipola A will be the #1 seed at the national tournament. This is the sixth time Chipola has entered the tournament as the #1 seed. Chipola B will also be competing in the tournament as the #10 seed in the country.

Chipola Brain Bowl team members are: Turner McCroan, Hunter Davis, Katie Everett, Alex Tharp, Donavan Ebersole, Michael Young, Sierra Ennis, Daniel Lewis, Ann Marie Brown, Colby Hargrove, Trey Rollins, Jonce Palmer and Madelynn Lytle.

Chipola will compete next in Tallahassee at the FCSAA Panhandle Regionals.

Sectional stats are available at this link:  https://www.naqt.com/stats/tournament-teams.jsp?tournament_id=8072. National Championship Seeds are listed at this link: https://www.naqt.com/stats/rating-values.jsp?rating_group_id=1042

 

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January 26, 2017

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TRIO CELEBRATION SET FOR FEB. 7

MARIANNA—The Chipola Student Support Services (SSS) will host the annual National TRiO Day Celebration Tuesday, Feb. 7, at the Johnson Center beginning at 5 p.m.

National TRIO Day is centered on increased access to higher education.  SSS students and their immediate family members will be able to meet with the Chipola TRiO staff and receive special recognition at the Chipola vs. Northwest game.

SSS is one of the eight TRiO programs funded by the U.S. Department of Education to assist first generation and/or students with varying social-economic classifications succeed in college and transition smoothly into a university degree program. Chipola’s SSS serves 178 students.

Former Talent Search high school seniors and Chipola SSS students interested in being a part of this celebration should RSVP to Donna Chandler by Jan. 26 with their name and number of family members attending. Phone 850-718-2431 or visit www.chipola.edu/SSS

 

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January 26, 2017

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TRIO CELEBRATION SET FOR FEB. 7— The Chipola Student Support Services (SSS) will host the annual National TRiO Day Celebration Tuesday, Feb. 7, at the Johnson Center beginning at 5 p.m. Here,

Members of the Chipola College TRiO Society recently volunteered to work in the Concession Stand at a Chipola basketball game. Proceeds from concession sales fund AFC scholarships.

 

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January 26, 2017

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CHIPOLA’S ‘HELLO DOLLY’ TICKETS ON SALE—Tickets go on sale Feb. 8 for the Chipola College Theater production of “Hello Dolly. The show runs Feb. 22-26.  Pictured is Gabriela Merz in the role of Dolly Levi. For ticket information, call 850-718-2420, or visit the Chipola Theatre on Facebook or at www.chipola.edu/theatre

 

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January 26, 2017

CHIPOLA BASEBALL ALUMNI WEEKEND IS FEB. 3-4

 

The annual Baseball Alumni Weekend Feb. 3-4 and will include live baseball action and the chance to rub elbows with the pros, including two-time MLB Homerun champ Jose Bautista.

The Indians play three games: Feb. 3, Walters State at 10 a.m., San Jacinto at 12:30 p.m.; and San Jacinto again Saturday at 10 a.m.

An Alumni Dinner and Auction is Friday, Feb. 3, at 6:30 p.m. at the Jackson County Ag Center. Big-leaguers have donated MLB memorabilia for the auction. Tickets are $100, with table sponsorships available for $1,000.

A full day of activities is set for Saturday, Feb. 4, at the Chipola Baseball field. Tickets are $10 for all ages. An MLB Alumni Homerun Derby starts at 12:30 p.m. Chipola will honor retired Chipola Coach Ellis Dungan as well as the 2007 Chipola National Championship team.  The college also will retire the number 6 jersey of MLB All-Star Adam Duvall of the Cincinnati Reds. Chicken dinner plates will be on sale during the day.

The MLB autograph and photo session runs from 2:30 to 3:30. For $10, fans can get one item signed by each professional. Player photos and MLB baseballs will be available for sale.

To learn more, email Dilauraj@chipola.edu, nathan@marksinsurance.com, phone 850-718-2332, or visit www.chipolaathletics.com

 

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January 26, 2017

CHIPOLA RANKED FOURTH IN NATIONAL BASEBALL POLL

 

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO—The Chipola College Indians are the fourth-ranked team in the NJCAA National Pre-Season Poll released on Jan. 23.

Chipola is one of only three Florida Colleges in the Top 20 Poll along with Santa Fe (8) and Polk (11). Defending national champion Yavapai (Ariz.) is number one.

The Indians finished the 2015-16 season with a Panhandle Conference Championship and a (43-16) record. Chipola was the runner-up in FCSAA State Tournament falling to 2016 State Champion Santa Fe, 6-4, in the title game.

Five Chipola players were named to the All-Tournament team Keiner Colmenarez, Tyler Osik, Wood Myers, Reynaldo Rivera and Bowden Francis.

During the week-long tournament, Chipola scored wins over St. Pete (10-2); St. John’s River (13-5); Santa Fe (6-2); and Gulf Coast (9-1). Chipola’s only losses of the tournament were to Santa Fe (10-9) and (6-4) in the championship.

Coach Jeff Johnson is in his 20th season at the helm of the Indians program. His teams have won three state championships, finished second four times and among the top four nine times. The Indians have made the FCSAA State Tournament 15 straight years with eight appearances in the title game. Chipola has made three trips to the NJCAA National Tournament in the last seven years including a 2007 national title.

For the latest in Chipola sports news, visit www.chipolaathletics.com

Chipola pitcher Bowden Frances is one of the returning sophomores on the Indians’ team which is ranked fourth in the NJCAA National Pre-Season Poll.

 

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January 26, 2017

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CHIPOLA TO HOST NORTHWEST FEB. 7; HOMECOMING FEB. 18

 

Chipola hosts Northwest, Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m., in the Johnson Center. Chipola’s Homecoming is Feb. 18 against Tallahassee.

The Indians improved to (18-5, 2-3) with 86-75 win over Gulf Coast on Jan. 24. Mohamed Touray led Chipola with 15 points and 9 rebounds. Carter Skaggs had 13. Cedric Wright scored 11. Shamarkus Kennedy had 10. Chipola trailed 44-34 at the half but outscored the Commodores 52-31 in the second period.

Chipola scored a 69-66 win over Pensacola on Jan. 21. Jamall Gregory and Eric Turner each scored 13 points. Jashire Hardnett had 11.

The league standings as of Jan. 25, are: Northwest (4-0), Tallahassee (4-1), Chipola (2-3), Gulf Coast (1-4) and Pensacola (1-4). Chipola is the ninth-ranked team in the FCSAA State Poll. Northwest is first and Tallahassee is second.

Chipola suffered a hard-fought 83-81 loss at Northwest on Jan. 18. Chipola lost an even closer 74-73 contest with Tallahassee on Jan. 14. Chipola suffered a 106-87 loss at Gulf Coast on Jan. 7.

The Lady Indians (19-2, 3-2) lost a tough-fought home battle to Gulf Coast, 78-73, on Jan. 24. Tiaera Phillips led with 19 points. Raven Baker-Northcross had 15. Barbara Johnson and Sydnee McDonald each had 14 points and 6 rebounds. Danielle Garven had 11 points and 6 rebounds.

Chipola scored an 80-66 win over Pensacola on Jan. 21. Garven led with 23 points and 13 rebounds. Baker-Northcross scored 22. McDonald had 12 points. Johnson had 10 points and 11 rebounds.

Chipola scored a big 70-53 win at Northwest on Jan. 18. Johnson led Chipola with 19. Garven and McDonald each scored 16 points. Tiaera Phillips had 10 points and 10 rebounds.

The Conference standings as of Jan. 25, are: Gulf Coast (4-1), Chipola (3-2), Tallahassee is (3-2), Northwest (1-3) and Pensacola (1-4). The Panhandle occupies five of the top six spots in the State Poll: Gulf Coast (1), Chipola (2), Tallahassee, (3) Pensacola (5) and Northwest (6). Chipola is third in the National Poll. Gulf Coast is second behind Odessa. 

All games are broadcast on 100.9 FM. Home games are streamed and archived on www.youtube.com/user/ChipolaCollege

 

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