Dec. 4, 2003

INDIANS HOST PANHANDLE CLASSIC THIS WEEKEND

                MARIANNA—The top-ranked Chipola Indians host the Panhandle Classic this Friday and Saturday in the Johnson Health Center. The classic is sponsored by Jackson County Tourist Development Council.

                Four of the Panhandle Conference teams will be in action at noon, 2, 4, 6 and 8 each day. Chipola plays at 8 p.m. both nights.

                The classic opens Friday with Gulf Coast and Santa Fe at noon. TCC and South GA Tech play at 2 p.m. Pensacola faces Cayuga (NY) at 4 p.m. PyExpress meets IMG Academy at 6 p.m. Chipola plays Aiken Tech (SC) in the 8 p.m. nightcap.              

                On Saturday, Gulf Coast meets South GA Tech at noon. TCC plays Santa Fe at 2 p.m. Pensacola faces IMG Academy at 4 p.m. PyExpress plays Aiken Tech (SC) at 6 p.m. Chipola plays Cayuga (NY) in the 8 p.m. game on Saturday.

                Chipola’s Dec. 4 game with Sullivan College has been cancelled.

                The (8-2) Indians were ranked first in the state and number 15 in the national poll during Thanksgiving week. Chipola suffered a 79-77 loss to number two FCCJ on Saturday, Nov. 29.  Mario Jointer led Chipola with 18. Leon Woodstock scored 17. Je’Kel Foster scored 16 and Kyron Monett added 10.

                The Indians scored a big 90-62 win over Rockingham on Friday, Nov. 28. Je’kel Foster led Chipola with 17 points, 7 rebounds, and 8 assists.  Mario Jointer scored 15, including three, three-pointers. Vas’Shun Newborne scored 12 points and pulled down 9 rebounds. Shawn Malloy scored 10, with 8 rebounds.  Kendaris Pelton had 9 with 8 rebounds. Brent Crews scored nine points on three, three-pointers give the Indians a 43-32 edge at the half.

                The Lady Indians continued their undefeated season with a 74-61 win over FCCJ on Nov. 29. Reggie Maddox led Chipola with 17 points. Kristina Andjelkovic scored 14.

Tojalynn Atmore and Alicia MacDonald scored 11 apiece. Tamika Jackson had 10 points and 14 rebounds. With the win, the team improves to 8-0 on the year.

                The Lady Indians host the Chipola Women’s Classic, Dec. 18-20, in the Johnson Health Center. Chipola plays St. Catherines (KY) on Thursday, Dec. 18, at 7:30 p.m. The Lady Indians play Three Rivers (MO) on Friday, Dec. 19, at 7:30 p.m. Chipola plays Cloud County (KS) on Saturday, Dec. 20, at 7:30 p.m.

                For the latest scores, call the Chipola Hotline at 718-2CJC.

 

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Dec. 4, 2003

 

PREPARE NOW FOR SPRING REGISTRATION AT CHIPOLA

 

 

                MARIANNA—New students planning to enroll at Chipola College in the Spring 2004 Semester are encouraged to make application by Dec. 8.

Chipola’s open-door policy allows any student with a high school diploma to enroll after completing an application and providing high school or college transcripts.

Chipola offers hundreds of college credit courses during the day and evening, and also online and through independent study. The college offers the Associate in Arts (AA) degree which guarantees acceptance to Florida’s public 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 new Bachelor's degree programs in Secondary Education with majors in Mathematics or Science also begin in January. Additionally, Chipola’s University Center provides opportunities for students to pursue a number of bachelor’s and graduate degrees from other universities on the Chipola campus.

Registration for the Spring Semester is Jan. 5 for returning students and Jan. 6 for new students. Classes begin Jan. 7.

For more information, call the Chipola Registration Office at 718-2211, or visit Chipola on the web at www.chipola.edu

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Dec. 4, 2003

Chipola LIBRARY PART OF New Online Reference Service

 

            MARIANNA—Chipola College Library joined Florida’s Secretary of State Glenda Hood and nearly 60 other libraries from across the state to usher in the future of online library reference services in Florida: ‘Ask a Librarian.’ 

                Secretary Hood demonstrated ‘Ask a Librarian’ during the official launch of the new Florida Electronic Library on Dec. 2 at St. Petersburg College’s Seminole Campus.

                Through ‘Ask a Librarian,’ staff at libraries across the state offer Florida’s 16 million residents free, live, one-on-one reference assistance over the Web.  Librarians can answer reference questions, help locate and use information on the Internet, and provide expert advice on using electronic information.  Easy-to-use chat and co-browsing software allows the librarian and information seeker to navigate the Internet together while viewing the same Web pages.  The librarian may help a student use online databases to conduct research, assist a consumer with safety information about her car, or point an elderly citizen towards health care information—all in a real-time, interactive, virtual environment.

                Because ‘Ask a Librarian’ is Web-based, it doesn’t matter where in Florida the user is located.  An information seeker in Marianna, for example, can simply log onto the service at www.askalibrarian.org to receive assistance from a librarian staffing the service from one of nearly 60 participating libraries across the state.

                Chipola College Library contributes time and expertise to help staff the live service which is available weekdays from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (CST).  Questions may also be submitted via e-mail any time, day or night.

                According to Dr. Carolyn E. Poole, Chipola’s Director of Library Services, the new service will benefit both the college and local community by expanding the availability of customized online resources.  “The amount of information on the Web is overwhelming.  Now folks can tap into a personal data miner to dig out just the right information needed with delivery to one’s home computer.  It’s real help from real people real fast in cyberspace!” 

                An integral component of the new Florida Electronic Library, ‘Ask a Librarian’ was co-developed and supported by the College Center for Library Automation (CCLA) in Tallahassee and the Tampa Bay Library Consortium (TBLC).  The service is funded by a Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant administered by the Florida Department of State, Division of Library and Information Services.

 

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CHIPOLA JOINS ASK A LIBRARIAN SERVICE—Chipola College Library recently joined nearly 60 other libraries from across the state to usher in the online library reference service ‘Ask a Librarian.’  Here, Chipola College Library director Dr. Carolyn Poole assists freshman Christina Colson of Vernon with the new program.

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Dec. 4, 2003

CHIPOLA TO HOLD AUDITIONS FOR GYPSY

 

                MARIANNA—Chipola College will hold an open call audition for the upcoming musical “Gypsy” on Jan. 7 and 8 at 6 p.m. in the Chipola theatre.

                Director of Theatre, Charles Sirmon says “‘Gypsy’ has one of the greatest scores and one of the most compelling books in musical theatre history. The book was written by Arthur Laurents the author of ‘West Side Story.’ The music was composed by Jule Styne who wrote the score to ‘Funny Girl.’  Stephen Sondheim wrote the lyrics.”

                The Chipola production will run March 10-14.

                According to Sirmon, “The lead singing role of Rose calls for a don’t-try-to-stop-me, legit voiced stage mother.” Veteran performers—Ethel Merman, Angela Lansbury, Tyne Daly and Bette Midler—have played the part of Rose.

                Supporting singing roles require a very talented girl and her slightly older counterpart; a less talented girl and her teenage counterpart who can later portray a dynamic and successful stripper; a candy salesman turned agent who can be pushed around for only so long; a young male dancer with big plans; and three broken-down strippers.  Other roles include: a kiddie show host and kiddie show performers; a landlord; backstage workers; Rose’s irascible father; a bunch of young boys and their teenage counterparts; a snippy theatrical secretary; a waitress; a live small dog and a little lamb.

                For more information, contact Sirmon at 850-718-2227.

 

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AUDITIONS SET FOR GYPSY— Chipola College will hold an open call audition for the upcoming musical “Gypsy” on Jan. 7 and 8 at 6 p.m. in the Chipola theatre. Pictured from left, are: Charles Sirmon, director; Chris Lauen, pianist; and Chris Manasco, choreographer. For more information, contact Sirmon at 850-718-2227.

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Dec. 4, 2003

BARNES IS CHIPOLA CAREER EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH

 

                MARIANNA—Ionia Barnes of Marianna was recently named Chipola College’s Career Employee of the Month for December.

                She serves as Departmental Staff Assistant in Chipola’s Math, Science and Secondary Education Department. She began working at Chipola in 1976. She is a graduate of the former Chipola Junior College

                Barnes is a member of the Chipola Career Employees Association and the Florida Association of Community Colleges. She was a long time secretary for the Curriculum and Instruction committee and has served on the Calendar, Insurance and Career Employee Awards committees.  

                Barnes enjoys shopping in her spare time. She is active at Mt. Tabor Missionary Baptist Church. Barnes and her husband Wiley, have a son, Tavaris.

The Employee of the Year recognizes the exceptional work of Chipola’s career service employees. Candidates are nominated by fellow employees for exhibiting courtesy, motivation and professionalism. Winners receive a $150 bonus, reserved parking for a month, and a $25 gift certificate from the college Book Store.  Monthly winners are eligible for an annual award.   

 

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Dec. 4, 2003

 

CHIPOLA TO OFFER SHORT COURSES

 

            MARIANNA-Chipola College has scheduled a variety of short courses in the coming weeks. 

            Several Childcare Training courses are scheduled. Early Care & Education Administrative Overview begins Jan. 8. Cost is $98. An Internship will be offered Thursdays, Jan. 8 through April 22. Cost is $98. A 20 Hour class will be offered Jan. 10 and 17 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Cost is $76.  Curriculum for Young Children begins Jan. 13.  Cost is $98. A 10 Hour Developmentally Appropriate Practices (3-5 Year Olds) begins Feb. 7.  Cost is $38. 

            Motivational workshops include:  After all, You’re the Supervisor Dec. 8; Eat that Frog! Dec. 14; and Team Building Dec. 15.  Workshops meet from 9 a.m. to noon. Cost of the workshops range from $49 to $69.       

             A CPR class will meet Dec. 9 and 11 from 5 to 9 p.m.  Cost is $42. First Aid will be offered Feb. 17 and 19 from 5 to 9:30 p.m., Cost is $41.  IV Therapy for the LPN & RN will begin April 5.  Cost is $121.

            Automotive Drivability will meet Jan. 20 and 27 from 6 to 9 p.m.  Cost is $50. 

Basic Car Care will be held Feb. 10 and 11 from 6 to 9 p.m.  Cost is $31.

            Cake Decorating I will meet Mondays, Feb. 2 through 23. Cake Decorating II will meet Mondays, March 1 through 31.  Classes meet from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Cost is $41.

            Sign Language I begins Feb. 2 and ends on April 12.  Cost is $33. 

             EducationToGo offers online programs in: computers, writing, personal enrichment, test prep, business, legal, nursing and media certification. Visit www.ed2go.com/chipola.  Courses also are available at www.elementk.com

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

Dec. 15, 2003

 

CHIPOLA FOUNDATION HOLDS ANNUAL MEETING

 

MARIANNA—Blountstown educator Sharon McCrone was named president of the Chipola Foundation at the foundation’s annual meeting on December 4.  Carol Jean Crawford of Marianna was elected vice president and Keith Williams of Marianna was elected as Vice President Elect. Chuck Hudson of Marianna and Sheila Shelton of Altha were also named to the board.

                A Board of Directors with 29 current members representing Chipola’s five-county district oversees the Foundation. Board members include: Dr. Gene Prough, Keith Williams, JoAnn Anderson, Bryan Craven, Julie Fuqua, Alice Pendergrass, Gina Stuart, Manuella Clark, Susan Hudson, Larry Cook, Laban Bontrager, Karin Dunn, Joe Fagan, Carol Jean Crawford, Sharon McCrone, Margaret Gilmore, Ruth McCrary, Kenneth Stoutamire, Jim Hart, Russell Roberts, Chephus Granberry, Robby Roberts, John Alter, Terry Ellis, Kenneth Yates, L.E. McMullian, Jr., Sheila Shelton, Chuck Hudson, and Rex Wimberly.

During the 2002-2003 fiscal year, some 1,301students were awarded more than $680,000 in scholarship funds through the Foundation. Foundation director Julie Fuqua reports that the majority of the Foundation’s assets consist of scholarship endowments established by families and organizations throughout Chipola’s five-county district.

The Foundation also provides tax-sheltered giving opportunities for donors. In addition to general donations, memorial gifts have become a popular gesture for remembering someone. The family receives notification that a donation has been made in memory of their loved one. Donors also may designate the purpose of a memorial contribution, such as a library book, scholarship, or for fine arts, or other programs. All donors receive a confirmation card for tax purposes.

The Foundation is a tax exempt organization chartered in July of 1980 for the purpose of raising funds to benefit the college and its students. 

For information about the Chipola Foundation, call director Julie Fuqua at 718-2478.

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CHIPOLA FOUNDATION ELECTS NEW PREZ— Blountstown educator Sharon McCrone was named president of the Chipola Foundation at the recent annual meeting.  Pictured from left, are: new board member Chuck Hudson, new president Sharon McCrone, outgoing president Jim Hart, and new board member Sheila Shelton.

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Dec. 15, 2003

 

CHIPOLA APPRECIATION CLUB MEMBERSHIP DRIVE IN PROGRESS

               

                MARIANNA—The Chipola Appreciation Club is holding its annual membership drive toward the goal of 200 members.

                Membership dues are $200 which includes reserved seating for four at all home basketball games, reserved parking and hospitality room privileges. Members may claim $100 as a tax-deductible contribution.

                Chipola president Dr. Gene Prough, says, “Our athletic teams have never been better and community support is vital to this success. We are thankful for the tremendous participation from the Chipola family.”

                Appreciation Club directors and coaches are: Robbie Roberts (president),  Sonny Wise (vice president), Dale O’Daniel (treasurer), Sandra Harrell (secretary), Milton Johnson, Harold Donaldson, Kenneth Anderson, Charles Brown, Jack Peacock, Bill Davis, Ronnie Myers, Gene Prough, Donnie Read, Aaron Peterson, Robert Trammell, Bill Peacock and Joe Ray Durham, Allen Clark, Gary Clark, Hop Hopkins, Colby Peel, Danny Pate and Mike Peacock.  

                To join the Appreciation Club, contact Sandra Harrell at 718-2302.

 

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APPRECIATION CLUB MEMBERSHIP DRIVE— The Chipola Appreciation Club is holding its annual membership drive toward the goal of 200 members. The Appreciation Club directors and coaches are pictured, from left: (front) Jeff Johnson, Milton Johnson, Dale O’Daniel (treasurer), Sonny Wise (vice president), Sandra Harrell (secretary), Chris Jans, David Lane, Harold Donaldson, (back) Kenneth Anderson, Charles Brown, Jack Peacock, Bill Davis, Ronnie Myers, Gene Prough, Donnie Read, Aaron Peterson, Robert Trammell, Bill Peacock and Joe Ray Durham. Not pictured are: Robbie Roberts (president), Allen Clark, Gary Clark, Hop Hopkins, Colby Peel, Danny Pate and Mike Peacock.   To join the Appreciation Club, contact Sandra Harrell at 718-2302.

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Dec. 15, 2003

 

MYERS IS CJC FACULTY/ADMINISTRATOR OF THE MONTH

 

                MARIANNA—Dr. Kitty Myers of Marianna is the recipient of the December Faculty/Administrator of the Month Award at Chipola College. 

                Myers has worked at Chipola since 1981.  She currently serves as Associate Vice President for Instruction and Baccalaureate Program Development. Myers was instrumental in establishing the University Center at Chipola which provides access to bachelor’s and advanced degrees from other colleges on the Chipola campus.  She also led Chipola’s efforts to offer its own bachelor’s degree program in Secondary Education with majors in mathematics and science which begins in January, 2004.  This initiative led to the name change of Chipola Junior College to Chipola College.

                Myers began her Chipola career as a math teacher, teaching in the Math Department for 15 years. She also served as Dean of Mathematics, Natural, Social and Health Sciences and as   director of the University Center at Chipola.  She received grant funding to establish the University Center, construct the Distance Learning Studio, establish new AS degrees, and other Chipola projects.

                The colleague who nominated Myers for the award, says, “Kitty Myers has Chipola deeply rooted in her life. She truly loves this college, believes in it, and strives for continued improvement in what Chipola can offer its community.”

                She is a member of the Curriculum Committee, was Honors Program Coordinator, Chairman of the Staff and Program Development Committee, and has served on many college committees.

                Myers is a member of the Mathematics Association of America, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the Florida Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Florida Association of Community Colleges, can the Council of Chipola Educators.  Myers has attended numerous mathematics workshops and made presentations on fractals, chaos theory, graphing calculators, and other topics.

                Myers and her husband, Ronnie, have two daughters, Amie and Melissa, and two grandchildren.

                The CJC 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.  

 

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Dec. 15, 2003

 

PREPARE NOW FOR SPRING REGISTRATION AT CHIPOLA

 

 

MARIANNA—Registration for the Spring Semester at Chipola College is Jan. 5 for returning students and Jan. 6 for new students. Classes begin Jan. 7.

Chipola’s open-door policy allows any student with a high school diploma to enroll after completing an application and providing high school or college transcripts.

Chipola offers college credit courses during the day and evening, and also online and through independent study. The college awards the Associate in Arts (AA) degree which guarantees acceptance to Florida’s public 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 new Bachelor's degree programs in Secondary Education with majors in Mathematics or Science also begin in January. Additionally, Chipola’s University Center provides opportunities for students to pursue a number of bachelor’s and graduate degrees from other universities on the Chipola campus.

For more information, call the Chipola Registration Office at 718-2211, or visit Chipola on the web at www.chipola.edu

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Dec. 15, 2003

PBL/PTK COLLECT DONATIONS FOR CHRISTMAS

 

           MARIANNA—Members of the Chipola College chapters of Phi Beta Lambda and Phi Theta Kappa encouraged college students and employees to join in their efforts to make this holiday season special for families in local communities.

                Donations of food, clothing, and toys were collected for the Chipola Christian Ministries. Cash donations were used to purchase toys for children who attend the Phi Theta Kappa after-school mentoring programs at the McClane Community Center. 

                Together, the two organizations collected more than $1,000 toward these worthy causes. 

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CHIPOLA STUDENTS HOLD FUND DRIVE— Members of the Chipola College chapters of Phi Beta Lambda and Phi Theta Kappa encouraged college students and employees to join in their efforts to make this holiday season special for families in local communities. Here, Chipola students shop for Christmas gifts. They are, from left: Joanna Hamm, Kimberly Rogers and Lindsay Polston.

 

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Dec. 15, 2003

 

 

 

CHIPOLA TO HOLD AUDITIONS FOR GYPSY

 

                MARIANNA—Chipola College will hold an open call audition for the upcoming musical “Gypsy” on Jan. 7 in the Chipola theatre. 

                Children’s auditions are Wednesday, Jan. 7 at 5 p.m. Adult auditions are set for 6 p.m. Callbacks are Thursday, Jan. 8 at 6 p.m. The production will run March 10-14.

                According to director Charles Sirmon, “The lead singing role of Rose calls for a don’t-try-to-stop-me, legit voiced stage mother.” Veteran performers—Ethel Merman, Angela Lansbury, Tyne Daly and Bette Midler—have played the part of Rose.

                Supporting singing and dancing roles require a very talented girl and her slightly older counterpart; a less talented girl and her teenage counterpart who can later portray a dynamic and successful stripper; a candy salesman turned agent who can be pushed around for only so long; a young male dancer with big plans; and three broken-down strippers.  Other roles include: a kiddie show host and kiddie show performers in grades second through fifth; a landlord; backstage workers; Rose’s irascible father; a bunch of young boys and their teenage counterparts; a snippy theatrical secretary; a waitress; a live small dog and a little lamb.

                For more information, contact Sirmon at 850-718-2227.

 

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Dec. 15, 2003

               

 

Chipola auto Students picked for Mercedes Program

 

                MARIANNA—Chipola College Automotive Technology students Jeff Guadiana and Joey Jeter were recently accepted into the prestigious Mercedes-Benz ELITE training program.

                The pair finished in the top of their class at Chipola, a NATEF certified training program. Mercedes offered both contracts for full tuition, worth $10,208, moving expenses and guaranteed employment at USA Mercedes-Benz dealership upon completion of the 16-week training program.

                They will begin training on Jan. 5 in Glendale Heights, Illinois. Only 10 students are accepted into the program every each quarter.

                Chipola automotive instructor John Gardner, says, “Their achievement, dedication and hard work demonstrated here at Chipola on a daily basis afforded them the opportunity to attend the Mercedes–Benz program. Chipola’s NATEF (ASE) Master certified training program provides our student with a platform for continuing education and/or employment. We have partnered up with multiple manufacturers in offering this training. I am very proud and have no doubt that these students will excel at the Mercedes-Benz program and earn in excess of $50,000 a year doing something they love.”

                For information about the Chipola Automotive Technology program, phone Gardner at 718-2306.

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Chipola Students picked for Mercedes Program-- Chipola College Automotive Technology students Jeff Guadiana (left) and Joey Jeter (right) were recently accepted into the prestigious Mercedes-Benz ELITE training program. They are pictured here with Chipola automotive instructor John Gardner.

 

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Dec. 15, 2003

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES SET FOR NEW YEAR

 

                MARIANNA-Chipola College has scheduled a variety of short courses in the coming weeks. 

                Several Childcare Training courses are scheduled. Early Care & Education Administrative Overview begins Jan. 8. Cost is $171. An Internship begins Jan. 8.  Cost is $171. A 20 Hour class meets Jan. 10 and 17 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Cost is $76.  Curriculum for Young Children begins Jan. 13.  Cost is $171. A 10 Hour Behavior Observation class will meet Jan. 24 from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m.  Cost is $38.  A 10 Hour Developmentally Appropriate Practices (3-5 Year Olds) begins Feb. 7.  Cost is $38.

                 Automotive Drivability meets Jan. 20 and 27 from 6 to 9 p.m.  Cost is $50. 

Basic Car Care is Feb. 10 and 11 from 6 to 9 p.m.  Cost is $31.

                Cake Decorating I is Feb. 2 through 23. Cake II is March 1 through 31. Cake III is April 5 through 26.  Classes meet Monday’s, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Cost is $41.

                Sign Language I begins Feb. 2 and ends on April 12.  Cost is $81.

                CPR will meet Feb. 3 and 5 from 5 to 9 p.m.  Cost is $42. First Aid will be offered Feb. 17 and 19 from 5 to 9:30 p.m. Cost is $41.  IV Therapy for the LPN & RN will begin April 5.  Cost is $121.

                The following computer classes meet from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.:  Word, Feb 3; Introduction to Computers for Seniors, Feb. 5; Internet for Seniors, Feb. 17; Excel, Feb. 19 and Outlook, March 16.  Cost is $53 for each class, $24 for seniors.

                A Real Estate class will meet Saturdays, Feb. 21 through April 17.  Cost is $240.

             EducationToGo offers online programs in: computers, writing, personal enrichment, test prep, business, legal, nursing and media certification. Visit www.ed2go.com/chipola.  Courses also are available at www.elementk.com

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

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Dec. 15, 2003

 

INDIANS BEAT SANTA FE

 

                MARIANNA—The Chipola Indians improved to 14-2 on the season with a 79-65 victory over Sante Fe Community College on Wednesday in the Johnson Health Center. 

                The Indians jumped out to a 42-22 half time advantage. Chipola was led in scoring by Mario Jointer with 24, including six threes.  Vas'shun Newborne had 17 and 10 rebounds.  Je'kel Foster added 13 and Leon Woodstock had 10. 

                The game marked Chipola’s second win over Santa Fe this season. Chipola outlasted Santa Fe 84-78 in a Nov. 15 game in Gainesville. The Indians were ranked fourth in the latest FCCAA State Poll. Santa Fe was ranked 10th.

                The Indians’ next contest is Jan. 2 in the Florida Shootout in Ocala. Chipola opens the conference season at home with Gulf Coast on Jan. 10.  

                The Indians scored a big 104-70 victory over number 16 Globe College on Dec. 13.  Mario Jointer led Chipola with 29 points. Je’Kel Foster scored 19. Leon Woodstock had 14, and Vas’Shun Newborne added 12.

                Chipola scored a decisive 88-77 win over second-ranked Georgia Perimeter on Dec. 12. Jointer led the Indians with 26. Woodstock and Thompson had 16 apiece. Foster and Shawn Malloy each scored 10.

                The Indians’ offense is led by Mario Jointer who is averaging 18.3 points per game. Je’Kel Foster is averaging 17.8 points per game and is 89 percent from the free throw line. Foster also leads the team in assists with 5.87 per game. 

                Chipola’s leading rebounders are Vashun Newborne with 7.67 per game and Kendarius Pelton averaging 5.93. 

                For the latest scores, call the Chipola Hotline at 718-2CJC.

 

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Dec. 15, 2003        

 

CHIPOLA WOMEN’S CLASSIC BEGINS THURSDAY

 

                MARIANNA—The Lady Indians host the Chipola Women’s Classic, Dec. 18-20, in the Johnson Health Center.

                First year head Chipola coach David Lane, says, “We’re playing well. We’re starting to come together and realize our strengths. This will be a good measuring stick to see how well we’ve done in the last 3 months.”

                Chipola plays St. Catherines (KY) on Thursday, Dec. 18, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday is billed as Elementary School Night with all local elementary school students admitted the game free of charge. Chipola players will be available for autographs following the game.

                St. Catherine’s has one of the top scorers in the nation in Ashley Butler averaging 19.9 points per game. St.’s Heather Taylor is sixteenth in the nation averaging 18.9 points.

                Chipola plays Three Rivers (MO) on Friday, Dec. 19, at 7:30 p.m.  Three Rivers is number 25 in the nation.

                Chipola plays Cloud County (KS) on Saturday, Dec. 20, at 7:30 p.m. Cloud is eighth in the nation at 12-0. 

                The Lady Indians suffered their first misfire of the season with a 59-55 loss to Daytona Beach CC on Dec. 13. Reggie Maddox led Chipola with 18. Alicia MacDonald had 14 and Khristina Andjelkovic had 10.  Four of the Lady Indians were suffering from flu-like symptoms before .

                The Lady Indians are 9-1 on the year and are currently ranked 24th in the nation and third in the state.

                For the latest scores, call the Chipola Hotline at 718-2CJC.

 

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Dec. 15, 2003

 

CHIPOLA SHOW CHOIR JAZZMATAZZ SET FOR JANUARY

 

                MARIANNA—The Chipola College Show Choir will present Jazzmatazz 2004, Jan. 15 and Jan. 16, at 7 p.m. in the Chipola Theatre.

                This rollicking show will feature the music of the last century dating as far back as the 1960’s. The music of Stevie Wonder, the Beatles, the Jackson Five, Aretha Franklin, Barbara Streisand, Roberta Flack, Elvis, Cher, Lionel Ritchie and much more will be presented, along with a special dance number to the eighties hit, “Thriller.”

                The Show Choir is directed by Dr. Ed Lyon. Assistant director is Angie White. Choreographer is Rebecca Parmer.

                Dr. Lyon, says, “These great songs were ‘gold-plated records’ and still remain classics today. The Show Choir will entertain you for 90 minutes with the fine singing and choreography.  Bring the whole family, young and old.”

                General admission tickets are $10 for adults and $4 for students. Chipola students and employees can receive one free ticket from the Fine and Performing Arts office.

                Tickets are available from any of the Show Choir members and are also available in the Office of the Fine and Performing Arts, weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

                For information, call Dr. Lyon, at 850-718-2221 or Joan Stadsklev at 850-718-2277.

 

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CHIPOLA SHOW CHOIR— The Chipola College Show Choir will present Jazzmatazz 2004, Jan. 15 and Jan. 16, at 7 p.m., in the Chipola Theatre. Members of the Chipola Show Choir are, from left: (front) James Spooner, Adam Moxley, (second row) Ashley Harvey, Candace Cartwright, Terra Pumphrey, (third row)  Kerry Vickery, Melody Ruano, Amy Maddox, Mallory Petty, (fourth row)  James Andrews, Nathaniel Williams, Jonathan Dowling, Gerald Williams, (fifth row)  Scott Boyle, Brian Mitchell, Lex McLelland, (back row) Felicia Gibson, Tara Padgett and Terrence Mitchum.

               

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CORRECTIONS GRADS—Eighteen candidates recently completed the Basic Corrections Academy at Chipola College. Graduates are Amanda Adams of Sneads, Paul B. Barber III of Blountstown, Jonathan Branch of Grand Ridge, Chadwick Carr of Cypress, Travis Edenfield of Grand Ridge, Fredrick Fisher of Blountstown, Garry Scott of Dothan, AL, Jimmy Godwin of Altha, Timothy Highsmith of Greenwood, Jackie Jett of Marianna, Steven Jordan of Bascom, Tony Maloy of Altha, Stanley Swearingen of Marianna, Tameshia Thornton of Marianna, Anthony Vitale of Alford, Jason Whiddon of Marianna, Kendrick Williams of Chattahoochee and Jay Kindelspire of Grand Ridge.

 

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Dec. 15, 2003

 

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WOODEN’S WRITING AWARDED—Chipola College sophomore Shannon Wooden of Marianna won a second place award for Humor Writing in The Papoose student newspaper. The award was presented at the recent Florida Community College Press Association Annual Convention. She is pictured here with Chipola Papoose adviser Bryan Craven.

 

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