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Danny Ryals elected chair of Chipola College Board; Trustees include Hannah Causseaux of Bristol

MARIANNA - The Chipola College District Board of Trustees recently elected Danny Ryals of Blountstown to serve as chair of the board for the 2016-17 year. Ryals, a Realtor from Calhoun County, begins his third consecutive term as chair. Gina Stuart, a Realtor from Marianna, was elected vice-chair. Nine trustees—appointed by the Florida Governor—represent Chipola’s […]

Chipola Theatre Banquet

Chipola College Theatre recently held its annual banquet. Director Charles Sirmon recognized several students for theatre excellence. Pictured from left, are: (front) Best Supporting Actor: Jared Standiford; Best Actor/Outstanding Theatre Student 2016: Josiah Brooks; Best Actress: Shayli Tharp; Best Supporting Actress: Odra Chapman; (back) Best Newcomer: TJ Boyd; Best Female Cameo: Sarah Liffick; Best Character […]

Addams Family earns superior rating

MARIANNA- The Chipola College Theatre production of The Addams Family Musical received a Superior rating from the Florida College System Activities Association. The show marked Chipola Director Charles Sirmon’s 50th production at the college. The respondent who evaluated the show presented individual Actor Awards to: Josiah Brooks, Shayli Tharp, Chandler King and Chris Manasco. The […]

Madelyn Lytle among top 7 Chipola grads

Seven members of the Chipola College Class of 2016 received the President’s Medallion for earning a perfect 4.0 grade point average in all courses attempted at the college. The super seven includes, Brianna Rache Granberry of Marianna, Allen Horton, II of Marianna, Hannah Marie Jackson of Marianna, Madelynn Alayne Lytle of Blountstown, Olivia Susan Saunders […]

Chipola SUPERHERO? presented

The Chipola College Children’s Theatre production of Superhero? was presented to hundreds of elementary school students. Here, cast members perform a scene.  Join Chipola Theatre on Facebook or visit

Retirees honored at Chipola College

MARIANNA—Chipola College honored six of its retirees at the recent end-of-year luncheon. Director of Criminal Justice/Public Service, Steve Anderson was honored for 8 ½ years of service.  Kathy Dunaway, Funds Manager in the Business Office was honored for 12 years of service.  Richard Hinson, Assistant Professor, English, was honored for 17 years of service.  Dianne […]

Chipola Nursing Graduates

Twenty-three students recently completed the Associate Degree Nursing program at Chipola College. Graduates are now qualified to take the state certification examination to become Registered Nurses. Pictured from left, are: (front) April Yates, Mollie Sampson, Mary Miller, Chelsea Dixson, Jessica Barton, Tammy Waits, Delynda Bailey, Jessica Woodell, Sejal Bhakta, Brook Revell (back) Danette Womble, Lisa […]

FSU basketball coach to speak at Chipola graduation

MARIANNA—The Chipola College 2016 Commencement Ceremony is set for Thursday, May 5, at 7 p.m., at the Dothan Civic Center. The address is 126 St. Andrews Street, Dothan, AL, 36303. Counted as members of the class are all who will complete degrees or certificates from December of 2015 to May of 2016 or during the […]

Ebersole, Saunders recognized for academic excellence by Chipola

MARIANNA—Chipola College officials recognized the accomplishments of two students—Donovan Ebersole and Olivia Saunders—at a press conference at the college Tuesday. Donovan Ebersole of Blountstown recently was named a Coca-Cola Academic Team Gold Scholar. He also is a member of the All-Florida Academic First Team. A portrait of Ebersole will hang on Chipola’s Academic Wall of […]

Chipola theatre major will audition for Hairspray Live

Odra Chapman, a 2016 Chipola Theatre major, is heading to New York for an audition for the upcoming live NBC’s “Hairspray Live.” Local theatre fans will remember Chapman in the debut role of Tracy in the Chipola Theatre department’s first musical in the new Center for the Arts opening season along with Director of Theatre, […]