Chipola wins Baseball
The Chipola Indians trounced San Jacinto 15-6 to claim
the NJCAA National Baseball Championship, June 3.
Chipola’s 15 runs in the championship, set a new single
tournament record for total runs with 85, breaking the College
of Southern Idaho’s previous record of 79 in 1984.
Trailing 5-4 through five innings, Chipola erupted for
11 runs over the final four frames to win the title, the second
in program history. A day after forcing a winner-take-all
championship game with San Jacinto, coach Jeff Johnson’s
Indians relied on a series of hitters as four different players
posted multi-hit games in Chipola’s 12-hit attack. Led by winning relief pitcher Ryan Shauger, the Chipola
bullpen limited San Jac to one run over the final four frames.
Sophomore Jose Caballero (pictured left) of Chipola was named
Tournament MVP after batting .448 (13-29) in the World Series.
Evan Steele was named Outstanding Pitcher of the tournament after
earning two wins on the mound.
Other Chipola All-Tournament Award winners include:
Infield: Jose Caballero, Reynaldo Rivera; Outfield: Jacob Silverstein,
Catcher: Max Guzman; Pitching: Junior Harding; Outstanding
Defensive Award: Trey Dawson; Outstanding Pitcher Award: Evan Steele; MVP: Jose Caballero; and
Coach of the Year: Jeff Johnson.
The Indians battled out of the consolation bracket, winning their final five games in the after losing to
San Jacinto 13-8 to finish the season with a 51-9 record. Chipola beat San Jacinto 7-1 on June 2 to advance
to the title game. The championship game was the two team’s third meeting in the tournament..
En route to the Championship, Chipola scored wins over Crowder (13-4), Florence-Darlington (11-7),
McLennan (19-11), Wabash Valley (12-7) and San Jacinto (7-1).
The Indians held the number one spot in the national poll most of the season. Chipola also is the top team
in Florida, capturing the FCSAA State Championship with a 12-0 win over Palm Beach on May 10.
Chipola Coach Jeff Johnson was named 2017 NJCAA National Coach of the Year and FCSAA Coach of the Year. In 20 years at Chipola,
Johnson has taken the Indians to state 16 times with four state championships and two NJCAA National Championships (2017 and 2007).
Canadian Consul General visits Chipola—
RECORD NUMBER OF CHIPOLA PLAYERS PICKED IN MLB DRAFT— Susan Harper, Canadian Consul General, recently visited
Just a week after winning the JUCO World Series, 11 Chipola players were Chipola as part of an economic development tour of the Jackson
selected in the MLB Draft. Pictured from left, are: (top) Reynaldo Rivera, Detroit County Area. Pictured from left, are: Darwin Gilmore, Chipola
Tigers; Evan Steele, Kansas City Royals; Andrew Bechtold, Minnesota Twins; Workforce Dean and Chamber President; Michelle Dennard, CEO
(middle) Jose Caballero, Arizona Diamondbacks; Bowden Francis, Milwaukee CareerSource Florida; Dr. Sarah Clemmons, President of Chipola
Brewers; Riley Cabral, Arizona Diamondbacks; BrodyWofford, Cincinnati Reds; College; Susan Harper, Canadian Consul General; Andrea Moore,
(bottom) Junior Harding, Cincinnati Reds; Andrew Carber, Boston Red Sox; Regional Director, Enterprise Florida; Tiﬀany Garling, Director,
Edmond Americaan,Texas Rangers andTyler Osik, Pittsburgh Pirates. Jackson County Chamber of Commerce.
EMT, Paramedic & CNA Classes A ll-Academic Team
Chipola is now accepting applications for Emergency Medical A total of 40 Chipola student-athletes
Technician (EMT), Paramedic and Certified Nursing Assistant have been named to the Florida College
(CNA) classes for Fall 2017. Applications may be printed from Activities Association All-Academic Team.
the Health Sciences page at www.chipola.edu Applicants for
EMTandParamedicarerequiredtotakeaPERTtestthroughthe Team members achieved a minimum
ChipolaTestingCenterbeforeapplying. 3.0 grade point average with at least
AnorientationforEMTandParamedicstudentswillbeheldforallstudents,Monday,Aug.14,at5p.m. 18 college credit hours in the 2016-17
TheEmergencyMedicalTechnician(EMT)classbeginsAug.21,withanapplicationdeadlineofAug.3.The academic year. Several athletes on the list
EMT program consists of 300 clock hours and will be 16 weeks in length.EMT classes meet from 5 to 10 have graduated from Chipola.
accommodatestudentsbyprovidingaflexibleA&Bschedule.Dayclassesmeetfrom9a.m.to5p.m.CST. Chipola All-Academic Team
ContactTinaMaloy,EMSDirectorat850-718-2403,firstname.lastname@example.org members include:
for10weeksonTuesdays&Wednesdaysfrom8:30a.m.to3p.m.ContactJenniferHamat850-718-2316 Women’s Cross Country: Hannah
email@example.com Rees, Jayde Smelcer and Lydia Wiedeman.
Chipola will offer swim lessons and a fine arts Men’s Basketball: Carter Skaggs, Yuak
camp this Summer. Alok, Eric Cobb and Jahshire Hardnett.
• Group swim lessons for ages four and up will
meet July 10-20, with a registration deadline of Women’s Basketball: Marlene
July 5. Classes for ages 4 and 5 will meet at 9 a.m. Aniambossou, Sydnee McDonald,
Classes for ages 6 to 13 are at 10 a.m. or 7 p.m. Sessions Alexandria Obouh Fegue, Nana Sule,
include eight 45-minute classes which meet Monday through Thursday for Danielle Garven and Ti’Aera Phillips.
two weeks. Cost of each two-week session is $55. Pre-registration is required,
with a $5 late registration fee. For information, call 718-2473 or 718-2440. Softball: Lexie Basford, Marta
• TheStarsonStageFineArtsCampisscheduledforMonday,July31through Gasparotto, Sydney Golden, Krystal
Friday, Aug. 4, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Chipola Center for the Arts. A total of Goodman, Meaghan Grah, Alexis
50 children, entering kindergarten through 6th grade, will be accepted for this Grampp, Melany Sheldon, Ashlyn Perry,
hands-on learning experience. The camp culminates with a big performance Barbara Woll, Jordenne Gaten, Emily
on Aug. 4. Proceeds will benefit Take Stock in Children. Contact Angie White at Glover, Megan Morgan, Ashley Morris
(850) 718-2428 email firstname.lastname@example.org. and Debora Ribeiro.
Baseball: Edmond Americaan,Jose
Caballero, Christopher Clayton, Derek
Eberly, Andrew Grogan, Jordan Hollins,
Francisco Jose Urbaez Antigua,
Andrew Carber, Connor
Hock, Robert Knox, Cole
McKissock, Roberto Negron
and Parker Warren.
Chipola Students Create APP—
Cattlemen help Chipola—The Jackson County Cattlemen’s Association Students from the Chipola School of Business and Technology
recently donated $5,000 to the Chipola College Foundation to provide recently developed a social media (beta) software application
scholarships in Workforce and Academic programs at the college. Pictured (app) for the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce. The students
from left, are: Darwin Gilmore, Chipola Dean of Workforce Education; are, from left: Jeremy Porter of Greensboro, Benjamin Bridges
Albert Milton, Scholarship Chair for the Cattlemen’s Association; Dr. of Chipley, Bethany Horton of Graceville and Hayden White of
Sarah Clemmons, President of Chipola College; and Julie Fuqua, Director Blountstown. The Quub.me application targets millennials and
of the Chipola Foundation. those interested in networking and organizing their social media
presence. The app serves as a social media dashboard for the web
and is available to the public free of charge. For information about
the app, call Dr. David Bouvin at 718-2380.
2017 3-4 IndependenceDay-CollegeClosed
Members of the Chipola 12 LastDaytoVerticallyTransfer-SumII
Cheerleader squad for 19 DeadlinetoApplySumIIGraduation
2017-18 are pictured 25 LastDaytoWithdrawSumII
from left: (front) Crystal 26 DeadlinetocompleteFinancialAidFall2017
Hernandez of Sneads,
TyAnna White of Marianna,
Josie Bruffett of Bristol (back) Zannah Glisson of Marianna,Alyssa Young of Bristol,Katee Brown of
Barfield said the team will cheer at conference basketball games and attend other community
events.For information,contact email@example.com.
NJCAA ALL-AMERICANS Four Chipola Lady Indians have been Chipola application deadline for the
named to the 2017 NFCA NJCAA Division I Fall Semester is Aug. 3. Financial Aid
All-American team. Forty-eight athletes from deadline for the Fall Semester is July 26.
24 institutions made the list. New students who have been cleared for
admission for the Fall Term by June 30
Pitcher Morgan Goree was named to may register for Fall classes July 10-Aug.
the First Team. Pitcher Krystal Goodman 10. New students who register during July
was named to the Second Team. Outfielder will be required to attend orientation classes
Barbara Woll and Designated Player Alexis July 17, 18, 19, 20 and 24. Day and evening
Grampp were named to the Third Team. orientation classes will be oﬀered.
Chipola won the National Championship Applications for Admission are
in 2015 & 2007. Coach Belinda Hendrix has available in the Admissions Oﬃce located
been named state coach of the year five times in the Student Service Building or online at
in 12 years, and picked up her 500th win last www.chipola.edu.
season. Hendrix and her Assoc. Head Coach
and husband, Jimmy Hendrix, lead the team
along with Assistant Coach Kelly Brookins.
Celebrate the season with the Chipola Appreciation Club’s
“Endless Summer” dinner and dance, Saturday, Aug. 26, at the
Marianna National Guard Armory.
Proceeds from the event will go to the Robert Trammell Scholarship Endowment.
Tickets are $50 per person, with a social hour, dinner and dance. Summer casual
CHIPOLA EMT GRADUATES— attire is recommended. For ticket info, call Sue Stanley at 718-2405
Eleven students recently completed the Chipola EMT Fireﬁgter: Chipola will oﬀer Fireﬁghting I & II classes. Orientation is
program. Pictured from left, are: (front) Jonathan
Githens (Valedictorian), Johnathan Edge, Jakob Aug. 24 at 5 p.m. Fireﬁghter I runs Sept. 12 through Oct. 26, cost is $670.
Watson, (back) Keith VanBenthuysen (Salutatorian), Fireﬁghter II will run Oct 31 through Dec. 14, Mon. 9, cost is $633. Both
Jason Woodell, Claire Price, Tasha Miller, Sid Hamd, classes meet 8a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Mon-Thurs. A daytime First Responder class
Beth Evans, Seth Smith and Brian Ginn. Aug. 3 is the will meet Aug. 28 - Sept. 8 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., cost is $130.
application deadline for the next EMT and Paramedic
classes. An orientation for prospective EMT and Fireﬁghter For info, contact Brian Eddins at (850) 718-2483, (850) 596-4157, e-mail
Paramedic students is Monday, Aug. 14. Classes begin Courses firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aug. 21. Contact Tina Maloy, EMS Director at 850-718-
2403, or email email@example.com Law Enforcement: The Criminal Justice Training Center is oﬀering Law
day and evening Law Enforcement Academy and Corrections to Law
Enforcement Cross-over classes. Day classes begin July 11 and meet Classes
weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Evening classes start July 17 and will
meet weeknights from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Classes are forming now. If interested, contact Steven Stewart, Law
Enforcement Coordinator, at 850-718-2286.
An Equal Access / Equal Opportunity Institution www.chipola.edu/equity