June 10, 2004

FORMER FSU PLAYER NAMED CHIPOLA ASSISTANT

 

MARIANNA—Lauren Bradley is the new assistant coach of the Chipola College Lady Indians basketball squad.       

A native of Lake Mary, FL, Bradley was captain of the Florida State University women's basketball team.

The 6'4 Bradley played four years at FSU averaging 8.9 points and 4.5 rebounds per game in 2004. She started 25 games for the Lady Seminoles and shot a team-high 81 percent from the free throw line, including a three-game stretch where she averaged 94 percent. She was perfect from the free throw line in 10 games. She had 15 games in double figures and grabbed six or more rebounds in 10 games. She had a team-high 29 blocks and was named to the 2003 Verizon Academic All-District 3 University Division First Team.

In high school, Bradley led Lake Mary to a 113-10 record, four conference and district championships and one state championship. She was 1999 USA Today honorable mention All-American, Florida Class 6A Player of the Year, runner up for Miss Florida Basketball and was a three-time first team all-state honoree. She holds career averages of 15.4 points, 8.3 rebounds and 3.2 blocks per game. She was a member of the 1998-99 All-Southeast Team and was a four-time, first team all-conference selection. She was the 1997 and 1998 Orlando Sentinel Seminole County Player of the Year.

Chipola head coach David Lane said, “Lauren is a very special person and someone that will have a long future in coaching. She met our team and connected with them immediately. Her work ethic will help her be successful and to thrive in coaching. It’s also great to have someone from a high profile program like Florida State to help with recruiting.”

Bradley earned a degree in criminology and English and is pursuing a master's degree in sport management. She is a four-time member of the ACC Academic Honor Roll. During her time at FSU, she worked with numerous basketball camps. She has a twin sister, Lindsay.                                                                                                                 ####

 

June 10, 2004

 

CHIPOLA TO OFFER SHORT COURSES

 

            MARIANNA-Chipola College will offer a variety of short courses this summer.

                A CPR class will meet June 13 and 15 from 5 to 9 p.m.  Cost is $42.  First Aid will be offered June 15 and 17 from 5 to 9:30 p.m. Cost is $41.  IV Therapy for the LPN & RN will meet each Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, June 21 through July 8, from 5 to 9 p.m.  Pre-registration is required and cost is $121.

                Observing & Recording Child Behavior will meet each Monday and Wednesday, June 23 through August 2, from 6 to 9:20 p.m.   Cost is $171. A 20 Hour Childcare Training course will be offered Aug. 14 and 21 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Cost is $76. 

                Gatlin Education Services (GES) offers, open enrollment, online courses in: healthcare, internet graphics/web design, business, law and travel.  Register online at www.gatlineducation.com/chipola.   EducationToGo also offers online programs in: computers, photography, languages, writing, entertainment, grant writing, business, accounting, test prep, personal enrichment, career development, finance, health, child care, parenting, art, history, psychology, literature, statistics, philosophy, engineering, law, nursing and media certification. For start dates and course outlines, visit the website at www.ed2go.com/chipola.

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

 

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June 10, 2004

 

CHILDREN’S SUMMER PROGRAMS AT CHIPOLA

 

MARIANNA—Chipola College will offer summer programs for children of all ages this summer.

Swimming lessons will be offered for ages four and up. Lessons are based on a combination of nationally-recognized methods. Session 3 is June 21-July 1. Session 4 is July 12-July 23*. Class times are 9 a.m., 10 a.m. and 7:15 p.m. for Sessions 1-3. *Session 4 evening lessons will meet at 6:15 p.m. Cost is $40 and pre-registration is required, with a $5 fee for late registration. Classes are subject to enrollment limits. Call Continuing Education at 718-2395. 

Infant and Preschool Swimming lessons for children 3 and under will meet July 6-9 and July 26-29.  Sessions meet from 6:15 to 7 p.m. Cost is $25. Call Continuing Ed. at 718-2395. 

Pool Camps for school-age swimmers are set for the following dates: Swim and Safety Camp: July 6-9 and Wet and Wild Camp: July 26-29. Camps meet from 8 a.m. to noon. Call Rance Massengill at 718-2473. 

Chipola Basketball coach Chris Jans will offer Basketball Camps for grades 3 through 8, June 21-23.  Grades 3-5 will meet from 9 a.m. to noon. Grades 6-8 will meet from 1 to 4 p.m. The fee of $55 includes insurance and a camp t-shirt.  Call 718-2364, for information.

Basketball Team Camps are scheduled for June 26-27. The June 19-20 camp has been cancelled. Teams will play in a Double Elimination Tournament each day with a 3-game guarantee. Cost is $150 per team. Call Greg Heiar at 718-2364.

Chipola women’s Basketball coach David Lane will offer camps for grades 3-8. A camp for grades 3-4 is June 14-16 from 9 to 11:30 a.m.  A camp for grades 5-8 will meet from 1 to 4 p.m.  The Chipola coaching staff and players will teach youngsters the fundamentals of basketball.  Cost is $55, or $100 for two family members.  For information, call 718-2234.

Chipola Baseball Coach Jeff Johnson will offer several baseball camps.  A Young Pitchers Camp for ages 8-12 will meet June 14-15 from 9 a.m. to noon.  Cost is $100. A Pitching Camp for ages 13-18 will meet June 16-17 from 9 a.m. to noon.  Cost is $100. A Young Hitters Camp for ages 8-12 will meet June 21-22 from 9 a.m. to noon.  Cost is $100.  A Hitting Camp for ages 13-18 will meet June 23-24 from 9 a.m. to noon.   Cost is $100.  Registration is limited. Call Johnson at 718-2237.   

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June 10, 2004

 

CHIPOLA DIRECTOR ATTENDS TONYS

 

                MARIANNA—Charles Sirmon, Chipola College Director of Theatre recently attended the Tony Awards in New York City.

                 Sirmon was a guest at an invitation-only viewing with the Manhattan Theatre Club, one of New York’s largest non-profit production companies. He also attended a Tony bash with the cast of “Avenue Q.”

                Sirmon says “This years Tony’s—hosted by Hugh Jackman—was one of the most exciting and memorable in years. Not only did ‘Avenue Q’ unexpectedly win the Tony for best musical over ‘Wicked,’ but so many great stars were everywhere. I had the chance to see the ‘Avenue Q’ performance on the day of their award and also had a chance to meet and congratulate the young and very talented cast and crew after the Tony’s. It was a great theatre party with Saturday Night Live alumnus Jimmy Fallon also in attendance. It’s always very exciting to be a small part of the world’s grandest night of theatre.”

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June 10, 2004

 

TRYOUT FOR CHIPOLA WOMEN’S BASKETBALL IS SATURDAY

 

                MARIANNA—The Chipola College Lady Indians basketball team will hold an open tryout for all high school seniors, Saturday, June 12, from 3 to 4 p.m.

                Participants will have the opportunity to earn a spot on the 2004-05 Lady Indians squad. Chipola offers scholarships that may include tuition, books, room and meals.

                All participants must bring proof of insurance. 

                For information, call assistant coach Shehera Clark at 850-718-2451.

 

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June 17, 2004

 

 

CHIPOLA SUMMER II REGISTRATION IS TUESDAY

 

                MARIANNA—Registration for Summer Session II at Chipola College is Tuesday, June 22. Classes begin Wednesday, June 23.

                Recent high school graduates and other students who enroll in Summer II classes earn the right to register early for Fall classes.

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 located in Room 112 in Building L, or online at www.chipola.edu. Students also must provide an official high school or college transcript.

Chipola offers day and evening college credit courses, as well as independent study and online courses.

The University Center @ Chipola provides opportunities for students to pursue a number of bachelor’s and advanced degree programs on the Chipola campus. Chipola also offers its own bachelor’s degrees in Secondary Education with majors in math and science.

                For information, call Admissions and Records at 718-2211.

 

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June 17, 2004

CHIPOLA’S GYPSY EARNS SUPERIOR RATINGS FROM FCCAA

 

            MARIANNA—The Florida Community College Activities Association Theater Division has awarded Chipola College Theatre and director Charles Sirmon the highest of honors for its recent sold-out musical, “Gypsy.”

            Florida adjudicators gave high marks in all areas including directing, technical and acting. Sirmon, Chipola director, said, “We don’t take our superior ratings lightly and are very excited to be recognized once again in this manner. Chipola is one of the smallest colleges with a much honored and now an award-winning theatre program.”

            Sirmon said adjudicators are always amazed at the caliber of performance and professional appearance that Chipola Theater accomplishes on a small budget and limited space.

            Seven Chipola actors—Melody Ruano, Jonathan Dowling, Paul Carns, Sylvia Stanton, Chuck Kimrey, Felcia Gibson and Tara Padget—earned Outstanding Student Achievement awards for Acting. Anne Gilmartin and Kimberly Hobgood were awarded for acting/props and Chris Lauen for sound.

            Sirmon says, “It was a great year for Chipola Theatre and I’m looking forward to another award winning season.”

            For more information on Chipola Theatre, contact Sirmon at 850-718-2227

 

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June 17, 2004

MARIANNA’S LICHTFUSS TO PLAY FOR LADY INDIANS

 

            MARIANNA-Kelly Lichtfuss, a star of the Marianna High School softball program, has signed a scholarship with Chipola College.

            Lichtfuss originally signed with Alabama Southern, but decided to stay closer to home for the next two seasons.

            New Chipola softball coach Belinda Hendrix said, "Kelly has tremendous composure, especially at third base. She's also a great hitter and a tremendous all-around athlete."

            Lichtfuss was a four year starter for the Lady Bulldogs with honors including All-Big Bend, co-MVP, co-captain of the 2003 squad and two-time Lady Bulldog Award winner for effort and attitude. She is also a three time winner of the Gatorade Will-to-Win Athlete Award.

            Lichtfuss led Marianna in RBI’s and logged a .444 batting average. She helped lead the Lady Dogs to a 2001 district championship and runner-up in district in the 2002 and 2003 seasons.

            In addition to high school softball, Lichtfuss is a member of the Shogun travel softball team coached by Jeff Strode.

            She is the daughter of Mike and Nancy Lichtfuss of Marianna.

 

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 June 17, 2004

CHILDREN’S SUMMER PROGRAMS AT CHIPOLA

 

MARIANNA—Chipola College will offer programs for children of all ages this summer.

Chipola Basketball coach Chris Jans will offer Basketball Camps for grades 3 through 8, June 21-23.  Grades 3-5 will meet from 9 a.m. to noon. Grades 6-8 will meet from 1 to 4 p.m. The fee of $55 includes insurance and a camp t-shirt.  Call 718-2364 for information.

Basketball Team Camps are scheduled for June 26-27. The June 19-20 camp has been cancelled. Teams will play in a Double Elimination Tournament each day with a 3-game guarantee. Cost is $150 per team. Call Greg Heiar at 718-2364.

Chipola Baseball coach Jeff Johnson will offer several baseball camps.  A Young Hitters Camp for ages 8-12 will meet June 21-22 from 9 a.m. to noon.  Cost is $100.  A Hitting Camp for ages 13-18 will meet June 23-24 from 9 a.m. to noon.   Cost is $100.  Registration is limited. Call coach Johnson at 718-2237.   

Chipola Softball coach Belinda Hendrix will offer several softball camps. A Skills Camp for ages 12 and under is July 12-13, from 9 a.m. to noon. Skills Camp for ages 13-18 is July 14-15, from 9 a.m. to noon. A Young Hitters camp for ages 12 and under is July 19 from 9 a.m. to noon. A Hitting camp for ages 13-18 is July 19, from 1 to 4 p.m. A Young Pitchers Camp for ages 12 and under is July 20 from 9 a.m. to noon. Camps are $50 each. Call 718-2358.

Swimming lessons will be offered for ages four and up. Lessons are based on a combination of nationally-recognized methods. Session 3 is June 21-July 1. Session 4 is July 12-July 23*. Class times are 9 a.m., 10 a.m. and 7:15 p.m. for Sessions 1-3. *Session 4 evening lessons will meet at 6:15 p.m. Cost is $40 and pre-registration is required, with a $5 fee for late registration. Call Continuing Education at 718-2395. 

Infant and Preschool Swimming lessons for children 3 and under will meet July 6-9 and July 26-29.  Sessions meet from 6:15 to 7 p.m. Cost is $25. Call Continuing Education at 718-2395. 

Pool Camps for school-age swimmers are set for the following dates: Swim and Safety Camp: July 6-9 and Wet and Wild Camp: July 26-29. Camps meet from 8 a.m. to noon. Call Rance Massengill at 718-2473. 

 

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June 17, 2004

 

CHIPOLA TO OFFER SHORT COURSES

 

            MARIANNA-Chipola College will offer a variety of short courses this summer.

            IV Therapy for the LPN & RN will meet each Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, June 21 through July 8, from 5 to 9 p.m.  Pre-registration is required and cost is $121.

            Observing & Recording Child Behavior will meet each Monday and Wednesday, June 23 through August 2, from 6 to 9:20 p.m.   Cost is $171. A 20 Hour Childcare Training course will be offered Aug. 14 and 21 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Cost is $76. 

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

            EducationToGo and Chipola offer online programs in: computers, photography, languages, writing, entertainment, grant writing, business, accounting, test prep, personal enrichment, career development, finance, health, child care, parenting, art, history, psychology, literature, statistics, philosophy, engineering, law, nursing and media certification. For dates and course outlines, visit the website at www.ed2go.com/chipola.

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

 

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June 24, 2004

CHIPOLA’S SPRING DEAN’S LIST ANNOUNCED

 

MARIANNA—Dr. Sarah Clemmons, vice president of Instructional and Student Services at Chipola College, commends the 79 students who made the Dean’s List for academic achievement during the Summer I Semester 2004.

            To be placed on the Dean’s List, a student must take 6 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—Mark D. Rogers.

Bascom—Matthew J. Giglio.

Bonifay—Misty K. Brown, Tyler B. Goodman.

Bristol—Dawn M. Arrant, Laura K. Wahlquist.

Campbellton—Lillie M. Clark.

Chipley—Shenita D. White.

Cottondale—Keila R. Braxton, Sandrika N. Davis.

Graceville—Dexter M. Bass.

Grand Ridge—Crystal L. Carpenter, Amanda R. Thomason.

Greenwood—Ashley C. Green, Samantha J. Seigle.

            Marianna—Anderson E. Ferreira, Aimee E. Pelt, Lana L. Pierce, Oscar N. Peneda, Lyndsey R. Riley, Nathan C. Smith, James C. Wade. Jerry W. Davis Jr., Jamaal A. Jones, Jerry W. Moss.

             Sneads—Shawn W. Beauchamp, Susan R. Cole, Katharyn K. Jones, Brenda L. Lawson, Amanda P. Rentz, James A. Taylor, Tammy J. Thompson.

Westville—Kaye M. Jesson.

 

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

            Alford—Christina M. Elmore.

            Altha—Cynthia G. Fox, Sean A. Watterson, Keyela M. Hampton.

            Bascom—Tameka R. Larry.

Bonifay—Megan D. Hobbs, Katherine E. Soliday.

Bristol—Michelle L. Blackburn.

Campbellton—Candis K. Williams, Georgia A. Britt, Clevion N. Cotton, Jean R. Mason.

            Chipley—Karen L. Corbin, Robert B. Holland, Kenneth D. Hutto, Deborah L. Metzandrews, Heather S. White.

            Grand Ridge—Melissa C. Johnson.

Greenwood—Joshua M. Willis, Alise M. Brown.

Hosford--Elishann Geiger.

Malone—Marc J. Cherrington.

            Marianna—Darius L. Barnes, Michael L. Blum, Brittany K. Caldwell, Summer N. Zick, Theodore R. Holden, Matthew Thompson, Ciara T. Jones, Dorothy Pope, Melissa C. Tatum.

Out of District–(All A’s) Ricky E. Baker, Curtis E. Bridges of Quincy; Jessica L. Mathis of Covington, GA; Darrell L. Williams of Gretna; Laura J. Cowling of Australia; Etziona Miller, Lynn Haven, FL (A’s and B’s) Maggie M. Nesbitt of DeFuniak; Erin R. Finneran of Morrison, IL; Alica S. MacDonald of Thornlie, AU; Vas Shun Newborne of Natchez, MS; Ashley N. Perry of Prichard, AL; Bradford A. Taylor of Dothan, AL; Jessica Moreda of Miami; Connie D. Davis of Tallahassee.

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June 24, 2004

 

STUDENT TRAINER SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE AT CHIPOLA

 

 

            MARIANNA—Chipola College will offer six Student Trainer scholarships in the Fall of 2004.

            All students are welcome to apply.  Preference will be given to individuals from Calhoun, Holmes, Jackson, Liberty and Washington counties interested in entering the allied health fields or certified trainer programs. Offspring of educators or allied health professionals are also preferred.   

            Applicants must have a 3.5 high school GPA and maintain a 2.8 college GPA.  Student trainers will receive partial tuition and books. 

            Applicants must submit a Chipola Foundation scholarship application to:  C. David Farrar, Chipola College, 3094 Indian Circle, Marianna, FL, 32446.  Two letters of recommendation must accompany the application.  Applications must be postmarked on or before July 10. 

            Selected students must enroll in a first aid and safety course, and principles of prevention and care of athletic injuries during the Fall 2004 Semester. Trainers will serve under the direction of the Chipola Athletics Trainer.  Trainers will have daily responsibilities similar to the expectations of student athletes on scholarship. Some weekend work and team travel will be necessary. 

            For information, call David Farrar at 850-718-2462.

 

 

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June 24, 2004

 

SUMMER PROGRAMS SET AT CHIPOLA

 

 

MARIANNA—Chipola College will offer programs for children of all ages this summer.

Chipola Softball coach Belinda Hendrix will offer several softball camps. A Skills Camp for ages 12 and under is July 12-13, from 9 a.m. to noon. Skills Camp for ages 13-18 is July 14-15, from 9 a.m. to noon. A Young Hitters camp for ages 12 and under is July 19 from 9 a.m. to noon. A Hitting camp for ages 13-18 is July 19, from 1 to 4 p.m. A Young Pitchers Camp for ages 12 and under is July 20 from 9 a.m. to noon. Camps are $50 each. Call 718-2358.

Swimming lessons will be offered for ages four and up. Lessons are based on a combination of nationally-recognized methods. Session 4 is July 12-July 23*. Class times are 9 a.m., 10 a.m. and 6:15 p.m. Cost is $40 and pre-registration is required, with a $5 fee for late registration. Call Continuing Education at 718-2395. 

Infant and Preschool Swimming lessons for children 3 and under will meet July 6-9 and July 26-29.  Sessions meet from 6:15 to 7 p.m. Cost is $25. Call Continuing Education at 718-2395. 

Pool Camps for school-age swimmers are set for the following dates: Swim and Safety Camp: July 6-9 and Wet and Wild Camp: July 26-29. Camps meet from 8 a.m. to noon. Call Rance Massengill at 718-2473. 

 

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June 24, 2004

 

CHIPOLA TO OFFER SHORT COURSES

 

            MARIANNA-Chipola College will offer a variety of short courses this summer.

            A CPR class will meet July 13 and 15 from 5 to 9 p.m.  Cost is $42.  First Aid will be offered Aug. 24 & 26, from 5 to 9:30 p.m. Cost is $41. 

            A 20 Hour training course will be offered Aug. 14 and 21 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Cost is $76. A 10 Hour training course in Special Needs (Mainstreaming) will be offered Sept. 4, from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. Cost is $38. Another 10 Hour Behavioral Observation & Screening course will be offered Sept. 18 from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m.  Cost is $38.  Child Growth & Development will meet Mondays, Aug. 23 through Dec. 6, from 6 to 9 p.m. Cost is $171. An Internship will be available on Thursdays, Aug. 26 through Dec. 9, from 6 to 9 p.m.  Cost is $171. Early Childhood

            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

            EducationToGo also offers online programs in: computers, photography, languages, writing, entertainment industry, grant writing, business, sales, accounting, test prep, personal enrichment, career development, finance, health, child care, parenting, art, history, psychology, literature, statistics, philosophy, engineering, law, nursing and media certification. For start dates and outlines of these  courses visit them on the web at www.ed2go.com/chipola.

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

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