Dec. 4, 2008

CHIPOLA SHINES AT STATE FACC CONVENTION

           

            MARIANNA—Chipola College was one of the most talked-about colleges at the 2008 Florida Association of Community Colleges Annual Convention in Orlando.

            Chipola garnered numerous honors, including two membership awards, two Exemplary Practice teaching awards, two Institutional Advancement Publication Awards, and was named the Region I Chapter of the Year. The Chipola chapter accepted awards for 50% or Better Membership and Greatest Percentage of Employees as Members (over 180 members). 

            Chipola College mathematics professor Dr. Cherry Ward won a Best Practice Award for the Instructional Innovation Commission. The competition gives community college faculty members the opportunity to share innovative teaching strategies with faculty members across the state.  Ward’s presentation on "Test Journals: Helping the Under-Prepared Student Succeed" was chosen from three finalists as the state winner.

            John Gardner, Chipola College Automotive Technology instructor, also won a Best Practice Award.  Gardner’s presentation on “Innovative Technology in Automotive Training”, a futuristic training program used by the Chipola College Automotive Technology division that utilizes industry based curriculum and partners with local dealerships, shops, and a strong advisory committee to give students the competitive edge in this ever changing high-tech training environment was chosen as the state winner in the Occupation and Workforce Education Commission competition.

            Chipola College Network Coordinator Matt White presented an Educational Session, “Identity Theft: It’s Not Just in Fairy Tales Anymore!”

            The Chipola College Media Guide and the Fall 2007 Radio Advertising spot were each awarded an Institutional Advancement Publication Award among community colleges.  The Media Guide publication was designed and produced by Evelyn Ward, Chipola Coordinator of Publications and the Chipola Public Relations Office.  The Radio Advertising spot “Chipola Jeopardy” was written by Chipola’s Director of Public Relations Bryan Craven.

            Evelyn Ward was honored as the Chipola College Unsung Hero for her outstanding work in the chapter.  Pat Barfield, Departmental Staff Assistant for Institutional Development and Planning and FACC Chapter Past President, was awarded a LifeSaver Award for her help in regional activities.

            Evelyn Ward was also awarded the State Board of Director’s “Board Member of the Year” Award.  Evelyn Ward served as state Vice President for Regions and Chapters for 2007-08. 

            Rachel West, 2008-09 Chapter President, accepted the Region 1 Chapter of the Year Award for the Chipola Chapter.

            Several Chipola employees will serve in state leadership roles next year.  Chipola counselor Lindsay Roach will serve as the Corresponding Secretary/Membership Chair for the Student Development Commission Executive Board. Margie Williams, Chipola Director of Continuing Education, will serve as Chair of the Continuing Education Commission.  Pat Barfield will serve as the Region I Director-Elect.

            Also attending the convention from Chipola, were: Joyce Traynom, Alice Pendergrass, Paige Vanderwerf, and Chipola trustee Danny Ryals.

            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.

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CHIPOLA SHINES AT FACC—Chipola College was one of the most talked-about colleges at the 2008 Florida Association of Community Colleges Annual Convention in Orlando.  Pictured from left, are: (front) Matt White, Paige Vanderwerf, Alice Pendergrass, Evelyn Ward, Pat Barfield; (back row) Otis Traynom, Margie Williams, Danny Ryals, Rachel West, Cherry Ward, Lindsay Roach and Joyce Traynom.

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Dec. 4, 2008

CHIPOLA PHI THETA KAPPA WINS REGIONAL AWARDS

 

MARIANNA—The Chipola College Nu Chi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa captured several awards at the PTK Florida Regional convention held recently in Orlando. Phi Theta Kappa is the International Honor Society for two-year colleges.

Sara Riley received an award for Distinguished Member.  Alicia Hatcher was awarded for her work as Chapter President.  Chipola also won three PTK Hallmark Awards: Scholarship, Service and Leadership. Chipola also was named Most Distinguished Chapter award for the region. 

Chipola members who attended the convention are: Jessica Bradley, Sara Riley, India Hatcher, Alicia Hatcher, Cassie Mitchell, Kara Jumper, Katrina Messer, Brittany Stephens, Marlin Perez, Bradley Nissley and Russell Register. Pam Rentz is faculty adviser to PTK.

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CHIPOLA PHI THETA KAPPA WINS REGIONAL AWARDS— The Chipola College Nu Chi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa captured several awards at the PTK Florida Regional convention held recently in Orlando. Pictured from left, (front):  Marlin Perez, Bradley Nissley, Russell Register, (back) Jessica Bradley, Sara Riley, India Hatcher, Alicia Hatcher, Cassie Mitchell, Kara Jumper, Katrina Messer and Brittany Stephens.               

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Dec. 4, 2008

CHIPOLA THEATRE PART OF NUTCRACKER PRODUCTION

 

            MARIANNA—Chipola College theatre will be a part of the upcoming holiday classic The Nutcracker performed by the Southeast Alabama Dance Company.

            SEADAC will present this annual spectacle, Dec. 6, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at the Dothan Civic Center. Chipola freshman theatre major Kyndall Covington along with Chipola choreographer Chris Manasco are featured as Father and Mother to the lead of Clara. Chipola Theater Director Charles Sirmon is a guest artist portraying the role of Drosselmeyer. 

            SEADAC holds an honor status in Southeast Regional Ballet Association, which is the highest honor a company can achieve in this prestigious organization. Members of the Company are given broad exposure to dance with major emphasis in classical ballet along with various aspects of jazz and modern dance. Frequent visits by world-renowned teachers are provided to supplement and broaden the training of the company dancers. SEADAC is an active member of Alabama Dance Council.

            For more information contact the Civic Center Box office at (334) 793-0195.

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CHIPOLA THEATRE PART OF NUTCRACKER PRODUCTION—Chipola College theatre will be a part of the upcoming holiday classic The Nutcracker performed by the Southeast Alabama Dance Company. Pictured from left, are: Chipola Theater Director Charles Sirmon in the role of Drosselmeye, Chipola freshman theatre major Kyndall Covington and Chipola choreographer Chris Manasco featured as Father and Mother to the lead of Clara.

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Dec. 4, 2008

CHIPOLA TO OFFER NURSING ASSISTANT CLASS

 

            MARIANNA—Application deadline for Chipola College’s Certified Nursing Assistant program is Dec. 15.

            Applicants must submit an application, questionnaire and TABE test scores by this date.  This CNA program is designed to prepare Certified Nursing Assistant students for employment as nursing assistants, or to provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in these occupations.

            Upon completion, the graduate will be prepared to care for patients in the hospital or nursing home.

            The 120-hour program begins Jan. 12. Classes meet Monday, Wednesday and Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Classroom meetings will take place on the college campus, with clinical experiences in Marianna health facilities. 

            The class will be limited to 24 students. Upon completion of the course, students will be eligible to take the NACE (Nursing Assistant Certification Exam), written and clinical, for a fee of $93.

            Financial Aid may be available through One-Stop, Chipola Foundation or Workforce Development.

            For information, call Stacey Sapp at 850-718-2316.

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Dec. 4, 2008

CHIPOLA EMT AND PARAMEDIC PROGRAM

 

            MARIANNA—The Chipola College EMT and Paramedic programs are currently accepting applications for upcoming courses.

            The next EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) program begins Jan. 12. Classes meet weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

            The next Paramedic program begins Jan. 12. Classes meet weekdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

            Acceptance is limited in both programs. Applicants with extenuating circumstances, such as military duty, may apply up to the day classes begin.

            The EMT program is an 11 credit-hour course that is 260 hours in length. EVOC (Emergency Vehicle Operator Course) is included in the EMT curriculum. Clinical assignments are required in addition to regular class hours. Students must complete 20 hours of emergency room work in either Jackson ER and/or Northwest Florida Community Hospital) and 80 hours of ambulance ride time.

            Prerequisites for the EMT Program include: high school diploma or GED and AHA healthcare provider CPR, FDLE background check and satisfactory score on the college placement test.

The EMT program prepares students for employment as ambulance drivers/ambulance attendants, or emergency medical technicians and to treat various medical/trauma conditions.

            Both EMT and Paramedic programs are intensive courses designed to prepare the student to function in both rural and urban environments. Both courses require high standards to prepare the student to function successfully in the diverse field of emergency medical services.

            For information, contact Keith D. Maddox AS, EMT-P, Paramedic Program Supervisor at (850) 718-2403.

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Dec. 4, 2008

Hudson Memorial Scholarship offered for spring

 

            MARIANNA—The John Hudson Memorial Scholarship will be offered for the Spring 2009 semester at Chipola College.

            A $1,000 scholarship toward tuition and/or books will be available for classes beginning in January 2009. 

            Applicants must be Marianna High graduates who were involved in an athletic program. A 2.0 high school GPA is required. For applicants in college, a 2.0 cumulative and semester GPA is required.

            Application deadline is Dec. 16 at 4 p.m. Applications may be mailed to the Chipola College Foundation, 3094 Indian Circle, Marianna, FL  32446.

            For information, call the Foundation Office at (850) 718-2478.

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Dec. 4, 2008

PUBLIC INVITED TO JANUARY 13 MEETING OF BLUE SPRINGS GROUP

 

            MARIANNA—The public is invited to attend a meeting of the Jackson Blue Spring Basin Working Group, Tuesday, Jan. 13, in the Continuing Education Building Conference Room at Chipola College.

            Presentations begin at 9 a.m. and will run until 1:15 p.m. Chipola science professor Allan Tidwell, Working Group Leader will direct the meeting.

            Russell Williams, Jackson County Springs Ambassador, will give an update of the Springs Ambassador program.

            Chuck Hatcher, Director of Jackson County Parks and Recycling will discuss Disposal of Hazardous Household Wastes.

            Edd Sorenson will give an update on Cave System Exploration.

            Jeremy Branch, Homer Hirt and Chad Taylor, Jackson County Coalition Representatives, will hold a Panel Discussion on “Water Wars” Apalachicola Riparian Counties Stakeholders Coalition.

            Richard Deadman, Environmental Planner Division of Community Planning Department of Community Affairs will discuss Springs Protection Through Land Use Planning.

            Kevin Defosset, Hydrogeologist, Ground Water Resource Management, Northwest Florida Water Management District, will discuss recharge age of ground water and nutrient sources for the second magnitude and smaller springs in Merritt’s mill pond.

            Brian Niemann, Statewide Homeowner Coordinator, Florida Yards and Neighborhoods, University of Florida, will discuss principles of the Florida Yards and Neighborhoods Program,

            Sky Notestein of Wetland Solutions, Inc., will present An Ecosystem-Lever Study of 12 Major Florida Springs Systems (including Jackson Blue Springs).

            For information, contact Allan Tidwell at 850-718-2761, Ext. 3248 or email tidwella@chipola.edu .

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Dec. 4, 2008

CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES SET AT CHIPOLA

 

            MARIANNA—Chipola College will offer a variety of short courses in the coming weeks.

             An Internship course will meet Thursdays, Jan. 8 through April 30 from 6 to 9 p.m.  Cost is $191.  A Curriculum for Young Children course will meet Mondays, Jan. 12 through April 27 from 6 to 9 p.m.  Cost is $191.  An Early Care and Education Administrative Overview course will meet Tuesdays, Jan. 13 through April 28 from 6 to 9 p.m.  Cost is $191. 

            A Real Estate Sales course will meet Saturdays and Sundays, Jan. 31, Feb. 1, 14, 15, 28 and March 1, 14, from 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost is $250.

            The following Mandatory training for Child Care Facility Personnel and Family Child Care Home are scheduled:  Child Abuse and Neglect, Feb. 6, 6 to 10 p.m.; Child Growth and Development, Feb. 7, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Behavioral Observation and Screening, Feb. 9 and 11, 6 to 9 p.m.; Rules and Regulations (center), Feb. 16 and 18, 6 to 9 p.m.; Health, Safety and Nutrition, Feb. 21, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Pre-School Appropriate Practices, March 7, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Special Needs Appropriate Practices, April 11, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Costs range from $17 to $43 depending on length of course.

            Chipola also offers custom workshops. The following are available: Eat That Frog: Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done; Whale Done: The Power of Positive Relationships; The Pygmalion Effect: Managing the Power of Expectations; Discussing Performance; The Attitude Virus: Curing Negativity in the Workplace; Team Building: What makes a Good Team Player?; and After All, You’re the Supervisor!

            Gatlin Education Services (GES) offers, open enrollment, online courses in: health care, internet graphics/web design, business, law and travel.  Register online at www.gatlineducation.com/chipola.

            Education To Go offers online programs in: computers, photography, languages, writing, entertainment, grant writing, business, sales, accounting, test prep, finance, health, child care, parenting, art, history, psychology, literature, statistics, philosophy, engineering, law and nursing. For dates and course outlines, visit www.ed2go.com/chipola .

For information about any of these non-credit courses, call 850-718-2395.                  

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Dec. 11, 2008

CHIPOLA PARAMEDIC GRADS

 

            MARIANNA—Thirteen students recently graduated from Chipola College’s Paramedic program.

            Dr. Richard Brunner, a graduate of the Chipola Paramedic program in the 1970’s, delivered the keynote address at the ceremony.  He is the father of one of the graduates, Charlie Brunner. Dr. Brunner encouraged the graduates to take care of each emergency call, and to continue learning throughout their careers. 

            Keith D. Maddox AS, EMT-P, Paramedic Program Supervisor said the graduates are now eligible to take the state certification examination.

            The graduates are: Drew Williams of Crestview, Derek Smith of Marianna, Charlie Brunner of Marianna, Mandi Edwards of Grand Ridge, Brandi Hollis of Marianna, Candy Gehron of Marianna, Kyle Pikula of Tallahassee, Marcus Bellamy of Cottondale, Chris Murray of Chipley, Dusty Williams of Marianna, Josh Houston of Havana, Kenny Deese of Marianna and Jonathan Kimbrel of Blountstown.

            Chipola’s EMT and Paramedic programs are currently accepting applications for upcoming courses beginning Jan. 12.  Classes meet weekdays. Acceptance is limited in both programs.           

            Prerequisites for the EMT Program include: high school diploma or GED and AHA healthcare provider CPR, FDLE background check and satisfactory score on the college placement test. EMT prepares students for employment as ambulance drivers/ambulance attendants, or emergency medical technicians and to treat various medical/trauma conditions.

            Both EMT and Paramedic programs are intensive courses designed to prepare the student to function in both rural and urban environments. Both courses require high standards to prepare the student to function successfully in the diverse field of emergency medical services.

            For information, contact Keith D. Maddox AS, EMT-P, Paramedic Program Supervisor at (850) 718-2403.

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NEW PARAMEDICS—New Chipola College Paramedic graduates are, from left:  of front) Drew Williams of Crestview, Derek Smith of Marianna, Charlie Brunner of Marianna, Mandi Edwards of Grand Ridge, Brandi Hollis of Marianna, Candy Gehron of Marianna, Kyle Pikula of Tallahassee, Marcus Bellamy of Cottondale, Chris Murray of Chipley, Dusty Williams of Marianna, Josh Houston of Havana, Kenny Deese of Marianna and Jonathan Kimbrel of Blountstown.

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Dec. 11, 2008

CHIPOLA AUTO TECH PROGRAM WINS EXEMPLARY AWARD

 

            MARIANNA—Chipola Automotive professor John Gardner was recently presented the Occupational and Workforce Education Commission's Exemplary Practice Award at the 59th Annual FACC Convention. 

            Chipola's automotive program provides a platform for employment in a rewarding high-wage career. Students learn on computer stations which can be accessed by the instructor through a network of wireless laptops via a central file server. The program is open-entry/open-exit system. Both entry-level and experienced technicians can access any area of the curriculum at any time.

            Gardner says, “Partnerships with local dealerships, shops, and a strong advisory committee afford students opportunities such as industry based curriculum, industry tools, and training in all fields of the automotive industry. This powerful partnership has resulted in increased enrollment and retention as well as an increase in employment potential and program completers.”   

These partnerships also helped the Chipola program earn master National Automotive Training Education Foundation (NATEF) certification. The college has corporate sponsorships with General Motors, Nissan, Chrysler, Ford, Snap-On Tools, Car Quest, Auto Value, and others.

            The Chipola automotive program has grown from only 12 students in 2000 to 30 students and a waiting list in 2008. The year 2008 saw nine students complete the program with a 100 percent placement rate.

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

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CHIPOLA AUTO TECH PROGRAM WINS EXEMPLARY AWARD—Chipola Automotive professor John Gardner was recently presented the Occupational and Workforce Education Commission's Exemplary Practice Award at the 59th Annual FACC Convention.  Here, Donna Kosloski, chair of the commission, presents the award.

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CHIPOLA ORAL INTERPRETATION—Chipola College recently presented its annual Hour of Oral Interpretation. Pictured from left, are: (front) Heather Alspach, Jillian Stephens, Mandy Wiggins, Shada Mathis (back) Jantzen Bailey, Chris Smith, Quinton Young, professor Carol Saunders, Zack Thomas, Kelli Slater, Kayla Albritton, Cherish Basford, Jessica Lawson, India Hatcher and Christy Uzzell.

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MITCHELL IS TOP EMPLOYEE—Joyce Mitchell is Chipola College’s Career Employee for December. Mitchell serves as a Testing Assistant in college Testing Center. Here, Mitchell is congratulated by Chipola president Dr. Gene Prough.

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Dec. 11, 2008

CHIPOLA SPRING REGISTRATION IS JAN. 5-6

 

            MARIANNA—Registration for Spring classes at Chipola College is set for Jan. 5-6. Returning student registration and new student testing is Jan. 5, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Registration for new and returning students continues on Jan. 6, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Classes begin Jan. 7.

            Chipola's open-door policy guarantees acceptance to any student with a standard high school diploma. Prospective students should complete a college application which is available in the Office of Admissions and Records, or online at www.chipola.edu. Students also must provide an official high school or college transcript.

            Chipola offers day and evening courses, as well as independent study and online courses in more than 40 individual programs, including BS, AA, AS, AAS, Workforce Certificates and Continuing Education.

            The college is offering a compressed schedule this Spring with most classes scheduled Monday through Thursday. The four-day schedule is designed to help students save on fuel costs and allow students to work on Fridays.  Several Friday-only courses are also offered. These courses meet only once per week for one to four hours depending on the course.

            The majority of Chipola students are enrolled in the Associate in Arts (AA) degree program. AA students complete the first two years of college at Chipola and transfer to a four year program at Chipola or another college or university. Curriculum guides outlining requirements for specific majors are available from Student Services and on the college website at www.chipola.edu.

            Chipola offers eight Bachelor of Science (BS) degree programs, including: Business Management, Elementary Education, Mathematics Education (5-9 or 6-12), BSN in Nursing, Science Education (5-9 or 6-12) and Exceptional Student Education. The Educator Preparation Institute (EPI) offers Teacher Certification for those with a B.S. in a non-teaching field. 

Workforce Development Certificate programs, include: Automotive Service Technology, Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Computer Systems Technology, Correctional Officer, Cosmetology, Cross-Over Corrections to Law Enforcement, Cross-Over Law Enforcement to Corrections, Electronic Technology, Firefighter II, Law Enforcement Officer, Masonry Apprentice Training, Surveying and Mapping Technology and Telecommunications. Some workforce programs feature open enrollment which allows students to enroll whenever the college is in session.

            Chipola offers more than a dozen Associate in Science (AS) degrees which provide professional training associated with specific careers. These include: Business Administration, Computer Engineering Technology, Computer Electronics, Network Support, Computer Programming, Computer Information Technology, Criminal Justice Technology, Culinary Management, Early Childhood Education, Electronics Engineering Technology, Fire Science Technology, Network Services Technology, Nursing (RN and LPN), Recreation Technology and Telecommunications Engineering Technology.

            Associate in Applied Science (AAS) programs are available in Electronic Engineering Technology and Telecommunications Engineering Technology.

            Three College Credit Certificate programs are available in Child Care Center Management, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and Paramedic.

            A variety of continuing education programs are offered on campus in areas ranging from Child Care to Real Estate. Through partnerships with www.ed2go.com and www.gatlineducation.com, the college offers open enrollment, online courses in courses like health care, internet graphics/web design, business, law and travel. 

            For information about college programs, call 526-2761, or visit www.chipola.edu

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CHIPOLA SPRING REGISTRATION IS JAN. 5-7— Registration for Spring classes

Here, Marissa Chason and Matt Lanier of Sneads, look over their upcoming schedules. For information about college programs, call 526-2761, or visit www.chipola.edu

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Dec. 11, 2008

CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES SET AT CHIPOLA

           

             MARIANNA—Chipola College will offer a variety of short courses in the coming weeks.

             An Internship course will meet Thursdays, Jan. 8 through April 30 from 6 to 9 p.m.  Cost is $191.  A Curriculum for Young Children course will meet Mondays, Jan. 12 through April 27 from 6 to 9 p.m.  Cost is $191.  An Early Care and Education Administrative Overview course will meet Tuesdays, Jan. 13 through April 28 from 6 to 9 p.m.  Cost is $191. 

            A Real Estate Sales course will meet Saturdays and Sundays, Jan. 31, Feb. 1, 14, 15, 28 and March 1, 14, from 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost is $250.

            The following Mandatory training for Child Care Facility Personnel and Family Child Care Home are scheduled:  Child Abuse and Neglect, Feb. 6, 6 to 10 p.m.; Child Growth and Development, Feb. 7, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Behavioral Observation and Screening, Feb. 9 and 11, 6 to 9 p.m.; Rules and Regulations (center), Feb. 16 and 18, 6 to 9 p.m.; Health, Safety and Nutrition, Feb. 21, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Pre-School Appropriate Practices, March 7, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Special Needs Appropriate Practices, April 11, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Costs range from $17 to $43 depending on length of course.

            Chipola also offers custom workshops. The following are available: Eat That Frog: Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done; Whale Done: The Power of Positive Relationships; The Pygmalion Effect: Managing the Power of Expectations; Discussing Performance; The Attitude Virus: Curing Negativity in the Workplace; Team Building: What makes a Good Team Player?; and After All, You’re the Supervisor!

            Gatlin Education Services (GES) offers, open enrollment, online courses in: health care, internet graphics/web design, business, law and travel.  Register online at www.gatlineducation.com/chipola.

            Education To Go offers online programs in: computers, photography, languages, writing, entertainment, grant writing, business, sales, accounting, test prep, finance, health, child care, parenting, art, history, psychology, literature, statistics, philosophy, engineering, law and nursing. For dates and course outlines, visit www.ed2go.com/chipola .

For information about any of these non-credit courses, call 850-718-2395.                                          

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 Dec. 11, 2008

Langston HIGH SCHOOL HOOPS Classic BEGINS Thursday

 

MARIANNA—The Norris D. Langston Youth Scholarship Foundation will hold its annual basketball classic Dec. 18 - 20 in the Milton H. Johnson Health Center on the campus of Chipola College

The annual Basketball Classic is strictly a prep affair, with the focus on high school basketball teams from around the region.  

For the Fourth-straight year, the tournament will be held at Chipola as the foundation continues its goal of exposing youngsters to the college environment as a way of expanding horizons beyond high school.

The tournament is sponsored this year by the Florida Department of Lottery.

Tickets are $6 per day.

Following is the slate of games. All times are Central Standard.

Thursday, Dec. 18, games include: 4:00 p.m., Bainbridge vs. Bay (girls); 5:30 p.m., Liberty Co. vs. Chipley (boys); 7:00 p.m., Malone vs. PSJ (girls); and 8:30 p.m., Bainbridge vs. Blountstown (boys)

            Friday, Dec. 19, games are: 2:00 p.m., Marianna vs. Sneads (girls); 3:30 p.m., PSJ vs. Malone (boys); 5:00 p.m., Cottondale vs. E. Gadsden (girls); 6:30 p.m., Godby vs. Franklin Co. (boys); 8:00 p.m., W. Gadsden vs. Cottondale (boys); and 9:00 p.m., E. Gadsden vs. Marianna (boys).

            Saturday, Dec. 20, games are: 10:00 a.m., Godby vs. Marianna (girls); 11:30 a.m., Blountstown vs. Bonifay (boys); 1:00 p.m., Cottondale vs. Sneads (girls); 2:30 p.m., W. Gadsden vs. Chipley (boys); 4:00 p.m., PSJ vs. E. Gadsden (girls); 5:30 p.m., Cottondale vs. Franklin Co. (boys); 7:00 p.m., E. Gadsden vs. Malone (boys); and 8:30 p.m., Marianna vs. PSJ (boys). 

 

The Norris D. Langston Youth Foundation is dedicated to broadening horizons of young people in a six-county swath of Northwest Florida. The organization provides tutoring, mentoring and inspirational programs throughout the region.

Proceeds from the classic benefit the Langston Endowment in the Chipola Foundation. The group has awarded more than 300 scholarships in 9 years with a fourth of those students attending Chipola.

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Thursday, Dec. 18

4:00 p.m., Bainbridge High vs. Bay High (girls)

5:30 p.m., Liberty Co. High vs. Chipley (boys)

7:00 p.m., Malone vs. PSJ High (girls)

8:30 p.m., Bainbridge vs. Blountstown (boys)

 

Friday, Dec. 19

2:00 p.m., Marianna vs. Sneads High (girls)

3:30 p.m., PSJ High vs. Malone (boys)

5:00 p.m., Cottondale vs. E. Gadsden (girls)

6:30 p.m., Godby vs. Franklin Co. High (boys)

8:00 p.m., W. Gadsden vs. Cottondale (boys)

9:00 p.m., E. Gadsden vs. Marianna (boys)

 

Saturday, Dec. 20

10:00 a.m., Godby vs. Marianna (girls)

11:30 a.m., Blountstown vs. Bonifay (boys)

1:00 p.m., Cottondale vs. Sneads High(girls)

2:30 p.m., W. Gadsden vs. Chipley (boys)

4:00 p.m., PSJ High vs. E. Gadsden (girls)

5:30 p.m., Cottondale vs. Franklin Co. High (boys)

7:00 p.m., E. Gadsden vs. Malone (boys)

8:30 p.m., Marianna vs. PSJ High (boys)

 

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