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Published by Chipola College, 2020-01-17 15:32:27

Chipola Monthly January 2020

Chipola Monthly January 2020

Chipola will celebrate
Homecoming the week of Jan. 20–25.
This year’s theme is “Chipola’s Got
That 20/20 Vision.”
A number of activities are
planned for the week including, Dress
Up Days: Tuesday, Jan. 21: Decades
Day – wear outfits to represents a
favorite decade; Wednesday, Jan. 22:
Blue and Gold Day – wear Chipola
blue and gold to show school spirit;
Thursday, Jan. 23: Mathlete vs. Athlete
Day – dress as either a nerd or a jock;
and Friday, Jan. 24: Pajama Day – wear
favorite PJ’s around campus.

Chipola Homecoming Candidates A building decoration contest
between the club will be judged,
Tuesday, Jan. 21, at 1:30 p.m. The
Homecoming Talent Show is Wednesday, Jan. 22, at noon in the Chipola Cultural Center on the corner of Indian
Circle and College Street. Deadline to register is noon, Tuesday, Jan. 21, in the Student Activities Office, Building
K. Cash prizes will be awarded.
The Indians will host Tallahassee for the Homecoming games, Saturday, Jan. 25. Chipola President Dr.
Sarah Clemmons invites all alumni and friends to attend an Alumni Reception beginning at 6 p.m. in the Ronnie
Myers Hospitality Room of the Milton Johnson Center. The women play at 5:30 p.m., followed by the men at 7:30
p.m. Chipola’s 2020 Homecoming Queen and Mr. Chipola will be crowned at halftime of the men’s game.
For information, visit the Student Activities Office in the Cafeteria or call 718-2308 or 718-2314.

Chipola Photo
CHIPOLA HOMECOMING COURT—The Chipola College student body recently selected members of
the 2020 Homecoming Court. Pictured from left, are: (front) freshmen—Georgia Cloud and Keyara Dinant;
sophomores—Mary Beth Brown, Aliya Everett and Aisley Patterson-Rhodes; (back) freshmen— Bailey Rich and
Ezekiel Blount; sophomores—Caleb Cooley, Tamarique Jones and Brett Phinney. The 2020 Homecoming Queen
and Mr. Chipola will be announced during halftime of the Chipola vs. Tallahassee men’s game, Saturday, Jan. 25.
The women’s game begins at 5:30 p.m., with the men’s game at 7:30 p.m.

Chipola Baseball Alumni Weekend is Jan. 24-24

Chipola College will host the annual Alumni Baseball Weekend Jan. 24-25. The weekend will have a slightly different
schedule than the past few years. “We switched things up a little bit this year to make things more alumni friendly and give
them more time to interact and catch up,” said Coach Jeff Johnson. “We look forward to seeing everyone.”
On Saturday, Jan. 25, Chipola
will play Wallace Dothan at noon. At
2:30 p.m., there will be a ceremony to
official name the field in honor of Coach
Jeff Johnson. There will also be a State
Championship ring ceremony, followed
by Alumni Home Run Derby at 3 p.m.
Saturday’s evening events continue
with the Homecoming Basketball
games vs. Tallahassee at 5:30 and 7:30
p.m. A reception for all Chipola Alumni
begins at 6 p.m. in the Johnson Center.
Following the game, there will be a
Chipola Baseball Alumni Social.
For information about Baseball
Alumni Weekend, call the baseball
offices at 850-718-2332.

hipola Lady Indians Knock Off Top-Ranked Gulf Coast

The No. 3 Lady Indians topped No. 1 Gulf Coast State 74-71 in Panama City on
Jan. 15.
Caitlyn Wilson led the team with 18 points. Ariel Cummings had 17. Rachel Johnson
and Isadora Sousa both had 11 points. Precious Cowan had nine points, including two
big free throws at the end of the game.
“This was a great team win and should give our young squad the confidence to
know they can play with anyone in the country,” said Coach Greg Franklin.
Chipola moves to 19-1 on the year. They’re back in action on Wednesday,
Jan. 22, at Northwest Florida State before returning home to host Tallahassee for
Homecoming, Jan. 25, at 5:30 p.m.

Don’t Miss the Action at
these Conference Games as

Chipola Plays at Home!

Jan. 25 vs. Tallahassee 5:30/7:30 PM W/M
Jan. 29 vs. Pensacola State 5:30/7:30 PM W/M
Feb. 12 vs. Northwest Florida 5:30/7:30 PM W/M
Feb. 19 vs. Gulf Coast State 5:30/7:30 PM W/M

Chipola BoaFrdleeonferTrLuesateveess Breoceanrtdly recognized Chipola College recently hosted
a STEM (Science, Technology,
Andrew Fleener of Chipley for four years of service Education and Mathematics)
to the Board. Event for high schoolers. More
than 100 area high school
students participated in a Rube
Goldberg Machine Contest
which challenged participants to
create a complicated machine to
perform a simple task.

Chipola College To Host Screening Of Alumni-Produced Film

Chipola will host a screening of the film, You Gave Me a Song, produced by Ashley Melzer, an alumnus of
The film will be presented Feb. 27, at 7 p.m., in the Prough Center for the Arts.
You Gave Me A Song offers an intimate portrait of old-time music pioneer
Alice Gerrard and her remarkable, unpredictable journey creating and
preserving traditional music.
Producer Ashley Melzer, originally from Sneads, is a producer,
writer and media-maker living in Durham, NC. Born in North Florida,
she received her Bachelor’s in Cinematic Arts from the University of
Southern California and then a Masters in Folklore from UNC-Chapel
Hill. Her work has been featured in Indy Week, Wondering Sound, Paste
Magazine, eMusic, The Carrboro Citizen, and the Southern Foodways
Alliance. She’s worked with Hopscotch, Moogfest, the NC Comedy
Arts Festival, Thornapple Films, The Southern Oral History Program
and more. She currently works on Multimedia Production and Special
Projects for the Southern Cultures Journal and is working on a new short
documentary using archival footage from renowned folklorist Dr. William R Ferris. She is the founder of Mettlesome,
a creative, project based collective, for which she performs, directs, writes and teaches comedy.
Melzer is the daughter of Dr. James and Connie Melzer of Chattahoochee. She is married to John “Jack” David

1 NewYear’sDay–CollegeClosed/OnlineReg.Open
2 FacultyReturns-SpringTerm
2 NewStudentTesting
2-3 SpringA&B:New&ReturningStudentsReg.,8AM–4PM
6 SpringA&B:ClassesBegin
7 Spring A & B: Late Reg., Drop/Add & Employee Fee Waiver
Chipola Fall Nursing Graduates~A total of 34 students Reg., 8 AM – 4 PM
recently completed the Associate Degree Nursing program at Chipola College. 8 Spring A & B: Late Reg., Drop/Add & Employee Fee Waiver
Graduates are now qualified to take the state certification examination to become Reg., 8 AM – 6 PM
Registered Nurses. Pictured from left, are: (seated) GraceWester of Grand Ridge, 9 CC Basketball vs.Northwest Florida State 5:30/7:30, M/W
Ashleigh Giugliano of Tallahassee, Kennedy Harris of Cottondale, Amanda
Chance of Sneads, Heather Brackins of Blountstown, Sarah Ratis of Altha, 8-9 SpringA&B:Drop/Add&EmployeeFeeWaiver
Ashlyn Goodson of Grand Ridge, Mara Cole of Dothan, Abigail Bridges of Reg., 8 AM – 4 PM
Chipley, Emily Worrell of Marianna, (standing) Sierra Graham of Panama City, 9 Art Gallery Opening, 6 PM, CFA
Crystal Marshall of Alford, Kayla Jefferson of Port St. Joe, Jenna Cartwright of 9 Artist Series: Jukebox Saturday Night, 7 PM, CFA
Alford, Aleya Louderback of Chipley, Anna Branch of Grand Ridge, Samantha Spring A & B: Drop/Add & Employee Fee Waiver
Snell of Graceville, Kimberly Jones of Wewahitchka, Nicholas Hanson of 10 Reg., 8 AM – Noon
Youngstown, Mikayla Rabon of Sneads, Dusty Alford of Cottondale, Shelby Basketball vs. Gulf Coast State 5:30/7:30, M/W
Johnson of Grand Ridge, Clint Baxley of Marianna, Ciera Thomas of Sneads, 15 Intro of Homecoming Candidates, 10:30 AM, Cafe
Cameron Moore of Bonifay, Melissa Brown of Chipley, Robin DeShazo of 15 Homecoming Candidate Voting, 8 AM – 6 PM, Cafe K105
Marianna, Cheyenne Mayo of Noma, Alyssa Curlee of Bonifay, Tezlyn Henry Homecoming Candidate Voting, 8 AM – Noon, Cafe K105
of Marianna, Hannah Sansom of Bristol, Emily Brown of Bristol, Nicole 15
Dunaway of Greenwood and Mackenzie Eubanks of Blountstown 16

17 DeadlinetoSubmitAthleticEligibilityRosterforSpring
20 MartinLutherKingHoliday–CollegeClosed
21 HomecomingBuildingDecorationJudging,1:30PM
22 SpringB:LastDayforVerticalTransfer
in february 22 SGATalentShow,Noon,CulturalCenter
25 Basketballvs.Tallahassee5:30/7:30,M/W
• ACT Exam. Feb. 8 25 Homecoming– Chipolavs.Tallahassee,5:30/7:30,M/W,
• Spring B: Last Day to Withdraw from a Class. Feb. 13 AlumniReception,6:30PM
• Literature/Language Festival, Building Z. Feb. 14
• Spring A: Last Day for Vertical Transfer. Feb. 14
• Spring B: Last Day to Resign from All Classes. Feb. 20 27 Night Student Social, 7 PM, Cafe
• Black History Celebration, 6:30 PM, Cultural Center. Feb. 21 29 Basketball vs. Pensacola State 5:30/7:30, M/W
• Spring C: New & Returning Student Reg., 8a. – 4p. Feb. 24 - 28
• Spring B: Last Academic Class Day. Feb. 28

Chipola Brain Bowl Wins Santa Fe W.A.I.T. Tourney
The Chipola College Brain Bowl Blue Team—consisting of Bree Bennett,
Kiley Justice and Jacob Weaver—won the WAIT (Wayzata Academic Invitational
Tournament) at Santa Fe College on Jan. 11. The Blue team went 7-0 to claim the
The Chipola College Gold Team finished third overall with a 6-1 record. Gold
team members are: Jayla Kindlespire, Sam White and Carson Pitts.
Bree Bennett and Sam White were named tournament all-stars. Bennett
finished second in individual scoring. White was fifth. Jayla Kindlespire and Jacob
Weaver also placed in the top ten, finishing 7th and 8th respectively.
Chipola will host the Northwest FL NAQT Sectional, Jan 24-25. The top 24 teams
across the seven sectionals played across the country on those days will qualify the
Community College National Championship to be held in Orlando on Feb. 28.
All students and friends of the Chipola Brain Bowl program are invited to
come out and support the team on Jan. 24-25 in the college Literature/Language
building. Teams will be in action from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to noon

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