(crowned February 18, 2017) from
left: Anna Hassig, Chessa Goodman,
Dakota Baggett, 2016 Queen Olivia
Saunders, 2017 Queen Maddy
Christmas, Tripp Taylor, 2017 Mr.
Chipola Teon Long, 2016 Mr. Chipola
Andrew Bennett, Jaylyn Palmer, Cianna
Harris, Donavan Ebersole and Crystal
Lady Indians headed to State Tournament
The Chipola Lady Indians Are The Runner-Up In The Panhandle Conference And Will Play
In Florida Southwestern, Wednesday, March 8, At 3 P.m. In The Fcsaa State Tournament In Ocala.
Tournament Games Will Be Broadcast On 100.9 Fm. The Brackets Are Set Up For A Possible
State Title Game With Chipola And Gulf Coast On March 11.
The Lady Indians (24-3, 8-3) Beat Pensacola 72-59 On
Feb. 25. Raven Baker-Northcross Led Chipola With 18 Points.
Danielle Garven Had 16 Points And 10 Rebounds. Sydnee
Mcdonald Had 11 Points. Nana Sule Had 10 Points And 13
The Conference Standings Are: Gulf Coast (10-2), Chipola (9-
3), Tallahassee Is (7-5), Pensacola (3-9) And Northwest (1-11).
The Indians Finished The Season With A (22-8, 6-6)
Record After Beating Pensacola 87-80 On Feb. 25. Northwest Is The Panhandle Conference
Champion And Tallahassee Is The Runner-Up. Both Will Represent The Panhandle In
The Fcsaa State Tournament March. The Men’s League Standings As Of Feb. 27, Are:
Northwest (12-0), Tallahassee (7-5), Chipola (6-6), Gulf Coast (3-9) And Pensacola (2-10).
Chipola Artist Series Tickets On Sale
The Chipola Artist Series will present with Jump,Jive andWail featuring The Jive Aces,
also performed for Her Majesty The Queen.Renowned for their high energy Jump Jive
music and spectacular stage show,they combine fresh arrangements made famous by
such greats as Cab Calloway,Louis Armstrong,Dean Martin,and Sammy Davis Jr.Tickets
are $25 for adults,$10 for children under 18,and $5 for Chipola students and employees.
Online tickets may be printed at home.Some tickets may be available at the box office
one hour before the show. Call 718-2420 or visit www.chipola.edu/boxoffice.
TENNIS Chipola Students Services is sponsoring Tennis Tuesday for Chipola students and employees.
Anyone interested in playing tennis is asked to show up at the courts, Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 3:15 p.m.
ANYONE? Play will continue to meet on Tuesdays until we name a Campus Champion.
All levels of skill are welcome. The college also has a few rackets and free tennis balls available.
Math instructor Bunny Odom, a life-long tennis player, is helping with Tennis Tuesday along with
TENNIS TUESDAYS Rance Massengill, Pool Manager.
For more information, contact Odom in D-123 or at 718-2235 or Massengill in A105 or 718-2440.
Teacher Workshop Set at Chipola Cross Country Runners l K
The Chipola Future Educators Club will host Scholar-Athletes
its Tenth Annual Teacher Workshop, Saturday,
March. 4, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Teachers and Two members of the Chipola Jayde Smelcer
students interested in a career in education are women’s cross country team
invited to attend. Registration begins at 8 a.m., have been named Scholar All- Hannah Rees
with the first session at 8:30 a.m. RSVP to FEC American athletes by the NJCAA. K
Sponsor Casey Dowgul at email@example.com Recipients and their GPA’s, are:
or phone 850-718-2449. sophomore Jayde Smelcer of
Chipley (4.0) and sophomore
Course Evaluations- March 3 - 31 Hannah Rees of Marianna (3.5).
Beginning March 3, Chipola students have an opportunity to complete an Only those athletes with a 3.5
anonymous online evaluation of each of their classes. After semester grades GPA or higher earn the Scholar
are posted, the confidential feedback will provide information on All-American award.
effective instructional practices and instructional needs. To The Chipola Women’s Cross
complete course evaluations, select a current course from Country team offers scholarships
Your Courses list in Canvas and follow the prompt up to full tuition and board. For
provided. A Certificate of Completion will be sent to information, contact Coach Rance
the student’s Canvas default e-mail address. For most Massengill at 850-718-2420, or
students, this is the my.chipola.edu e-mail address.) email firstname.lastname@example.org
Chipola Softball tops State Poll with Top Player
The Chipola Lady Indians (22-1) are still the top-ranked softball team in the FCSAA Region 8 Coaches
Poll released Feb. 21. Chipola opens the conference season March 14 at Tallahassee. The Lady Indians host
Northwest Thursday, March 16, at 4 and 6 p.m.
Chipola’s Morgan Goree (pictured at left) was named the FCSAA Pitcher of the Week for Feb. 21. The
righthander from Senoia, Georgia, had a 0.00 ERA in two wins over Alabama Southern (11-0) and Walters State
(1-0). She allowed two hits in four innings with 5 strikeouts against Alabama Southern. She threw a complete
game three-hitter against Walters State with 8 strikeouts. For the week, she pitched 11 innings with five hits, only
one walk and 13 strikeouts.
The Lady Indians finished the 2015-16 season with a (50-15) record and an FCSAA State Championship.
They finished second in the NJCAA National Championship which they won in 2015.
Lady Indians Coach Belinda Hendrix picked up her 500th win last season. Hendrix and her Associate Head
Coach and husband Jimmy Hendrix lead the team along with Assistant Coach Kelly Brookins.
Chipola Math Honorary inducts Members The Chipola Theater production of
Mu Alpha Theta, a national honorary mathematics club, recently the hit musical “Hello Dolly,” played to
held an initiation for new members. Chipola Interim President, Dr.
Sarah Clemmons was inducted as an honorary member. Pictured are packed houses Feb. 22-26.
officers, new members and sponsors, from left (front) Natasha Smith,
Katie Everett, Jennifer Snowden, Lana Wood, Mary Raines, Caroline
Howell, Logan Weiler (back) Joy Ree Ashmore (Sponsor), Dr. Sarah
Clemmons, Ann Marie Brown, Donovan Ebersole, Jayde Smelcer,
Libby Varnum, Monte Revell, Hayden White and Mark Wilson.
BASEBALL NEWS March
The Chipola Indians are the top-ranked team in the FCSAA 1 DeadlinetoApplyforGraduation,Spring
Region 8 Coaches Poll. 1 DeadlinetoapplyonlineforMar.Auditionfor
Chipola is number four in the NJCAA National Pre-Season 2017-18MusicorTheatreScholarship
Poll released on Jan. 23. The Indians finished the 2015-16 season 3 ACTReg.Deadline-AprilTest
with a Panhandle Conference Championship and a (43-16) record. 4 MusicthroughPerformanceHymnFestival9a.
Chipola was the runner-up in the 2016 FCSAA State Tournament. 4 10thAnnualTeacherWorkshop,8a.–12:20p.
Pitcher Junior Harding (left) is one of the returning sophomores 7 DeadlineforAllClassScheduleChanges
on the Indians’ team which is ranked first in the state poll. 8 TRiOMtg.1:30p.Cafe
Dozens of former Chipola players turned out for the 11 CAAPExam-AllAASpringGraduates
annual Baseball Alumni Weekend. Members of the 2007 15 SSSTransferDay8:45–NoonSocialSci. Lawn
National Championship team reunited as well as players 20-24 SpringBreakHolidays-CollegeClosed
from the 1965, 1966 and 1967 teams. Tyler Flowers, 21 CRAAGeneralMtg.DutchTreat11:30a.Jim’s
starting catcher for the Atlanta Braves, was the headliner 22 NightStudentSocial7p.Cafeteria
for the event. Coach Johnson was honored with a framed 28 ArtistSeriesEvent7p.CFATheatre
jersey marking his 700th career win which he picked 30 Jazzmatazz7p.CFATheatre
up last season. From left: Former assistant coach Brent
Shelton, Tyler Flowers of the Atlanta Braves, Coach sHooftbmaell &Gbaasmebeasll
Jeff Johnson, 2016 and 2017 Chipola Homerun Derby Champion
Isaiah Gillium and Nathan Marks, Chipola Baseball Alumni Chairman.
The Social & Behavioral Sciences Department is seeking cultural items
to display during our Cultural Diversity Week being held March 13-17.
The items will be supervised by staff to ensure they are secured. We also
encourage a brief history of the article. If you wish to share artifacts,
photographs, paintings, or music from other countries, come by the Social
and Behavioral Sciences office, C-106 to sign up. Contact 718-2319, if you need more information.
Chipola and Jackson County Chamber Fri. Mar. 3, Baseball, Grand Rapids, 4 p.m.
Sat. Mar. 4, Baseball, Grand Rapids, Noon
to host Education Summitt Sat. Mar. 4, Baseball, LSU Eunice, 5 p.m.
Sun. Mar. 5, Baseball, LSU Eunice, 11 a.m.
The Jackson County Chamber and Chipola Sat. Mar. 11, Baseball, Tallahassee, 1 & 3:30 p.m.
College will host the Chipola District Education Summit Tues. Mar. 14, Baseball, Pensacola, 5 p.m.
Tuesday, March 14, at Rivertown Church. Thurs. Mar. 16, Baseball, Pensacola, 5 p.m.
Lunch begins at 11:30 a.m. with program at 11:45 Thurs. Mar. 16, Softball, Northwest, 4 & 6 p.m.
a.m. The theme is “Degrees to Jobs” and will bring Tues. Mar. 21, Baseball, Northwest, 5 p.m.
together K-12 Schools, Chipola, CareerSource and Tues. Mar. 21, Softball, Abraham Baldwin, 4 p.m.
business leaders from the five-county area to discuss Thurs. Mar. 23, Baseball, Northwest, 5 p.m.
meeting workforce needs with relevant education, degrees and Sat. Mar. 25, Softball, Pensacola, 1 & 3Wp:.m5.:30;
Keynote Speaker is Jennifer Grove, Gulf Power’s Community M: 7:30
Development Manager. The program is sponsored by Florida Public
Utilities. Call 482-8060.
Chipola Clarinet Concert is March 7
Chipola music instructor John Divine will Chipola Student Support Services recently hosted their
present a concert Tuesday, March 7, at 7:30 p.m., annual Financial Aid and Scholarship Workshop. Pete
in the Experimental Theatre of the Center for the Hernandez, from the Office of Student Financial Assistance in
Arts. Admission is free. the Florida DOE, was the special guest. The SSS Transfer and
Admissions Day is March 15, 9 a.m. noon.
The evening of clarinet classics will include
Franz Krommer’s Concerto for Two Clarinet’s,
Op. 35! The recital includes guest artists Rebecca
McFarland (clarinet), Christina Kettering (piano).
The concert will showcase the many styles and the
versatility of the clarinet.
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