Awards
The Florida College System
Chipola was awarded Gold College for 2018
Chipola was awarded Gold College for 2017



U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges 2016
Chipola ranked 10th on the list of Top Public Schools in the South
Chipola ranked 52nd among the Best Regional Colleges in the South


Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence
Chipola ranked among the nation’s top 150 community colleges (Top 10%) 2016
Chipola ranked among the nation’s top 150 community colleges (Top 10%) 2014
Chipola ranked among the nation’s top 150 community colleges (Top 10%) 2012
Chipola ranked among the nation’s top 150 community colleges (Top 10%) 2010


WalletHub.Com
Chipola ranked number 53 on list of the best community colleges in the U.S. 2016
Chipola ranked number 3 on list of the best community colleges in the U.S. 2015
 
OnlineColleges.Com Best Online Colleges 2016
Chipola ranked number 32 of the Best Online Colleges in Florida out of 112 institutions.


Florida College System Chancellors Best Practice Award
Chipola College Academic Center for Excellence—2015-16 Winner
Chipola College Academic Center for Excellence—2014-15 Finalist


National Bellwether Award Community College Futures Assembly
Top 10 Finalist Chipola ACE (Academic Center for Excellence) Instructional Programs—2015
Top 10 Finalist Chipola ACE (Academic Center for Excellence) Instructional Programs—2014
 
NurseJournal.Org.
Chipola Nursing Program ranked in Top 10% of programs in the Eastern U.S


Tomorrow’s Technician Magazine Top 20 Schools of the Year
Chipola Automotive Program—Top 4 in Southeast Region 2015


Faculty Awards
John Gardner, Auto-Tech Instructor—AFC Professor of the Year—2015-16
Stan Young, Brain Bowl Coach—Inducted into FCSAA Hall of Fame 2015
Rose Cavin – Mary L. Collins Award for Excellence in Teacher Education, 2015-16
Terolyn Lay – James Wattenbarger Endowed Fellowship 2015-16
Stan Young – FCSAA Hall of Fame 2015-16  
Curtis Jenkins – Florida Skills USA 2015 Advisor of the Year 2015-16
 
Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society of the Two-Year Colleges Awards
2016—Donovan Ebersole—Coca-Cola Academic Team Gold Scholar; All-Florida Academic Team
2016—Olivia Saunders—All-Florida Academic Second Team
2015—Madison Carter—All-Florida Academic First Team  
2013—Kaylee Toole—All-USA Community College Academic First Team
2013—John Whittington—All-Florida Academic Team


Brain Bowl State and National Awards
FCSAA Record of Seven Consecutive Florida State Titles 2008-2014
Three NAQT Community College National Championships 2011, 2012, 2013
Paul Kelson—Individual scoring record—State Tournament 2013
Paul Kelson—Individual scoring record—National Championship 2013
Paul Kelson—High Point Award at FCSAA State Tournament 2013 and 2012
Jacob Leff— High Point Award at FCSAA State Tournament 2014
Coach Stan Young—Inducted into FCSAA Hall of Fame 2015
Coach Stan Young—2008 and 2011 Florida Coach of the Year
Assistant Coach Dr. Robert Dunkle—Slated for Induction into FCSAA Hall of Fame 2016




Phi Beta Lambda
2014—PBL National Leadership Conference—Top 10 Finishers—Shareem Goodlet, Alex Anderson, Jeff Pitts and Brady Carlson 
2013—PBL National Leadership Conference—Top 10 Finishers—Jeff Pitts, Jessica Taylor, Sheetal Patel, Katrina Messer and Cathy Lee
FBLA

Athletics
2015-2016
Softball NJCAA Runner-Up National Championship 2016
Softball FCSAA State Championship 2016
15 Chipola student-athletes named to FCAAA All-Academic Team 2016


2014-15
Softball NJCAA National Champions 2015
Softball FCSAA State Champions 2015
Women’s Basketball NJCAA National Champion 2015
Women’s Basketball FCSAA State Champion 2015
Shelby Clark, Chipola softball player—NJCAA Superior Academic Achievement Award 2015
34 Chipola student-athletes named to the Panhandle Conference All-Academic Team 2015


2013-14
Men’s Basketball FCSAA State Champions 2014
Men’s Basketball Elite 8 Finish--NJCAA National Championship 2014
Women’s Basketball FCSAA State Champions 2014
Women’s Basketball 3rd Place NJCAA National Championship 2014