Five Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College agriculture students received scholarships during the Orangeburg Area Cattlemen’s Association dinner meeting on Thursday, Dec. 13, at the Tri-County Electric Co-op in St. Matthews. This is the seventh year that the group has awarded scholarships to area students studying agriculture. Pictured are, front row, from left, Roger Thompson Memorial Scholarship recipient Geneffer Sweatman and Orangeburg Area Cattlemen’s Association Scholarship recipient Christle Tindall; and back row, from left, Orangeburg Area Cattlemen’s Association Scholarship recipients Siah Williams and Jack Berry and OCtech Excellence in Agricultural Studies Scholarship recipient William Mills. Specialized transfer programs offer OCtech agriculture students the opportunity to continue their education at Clemson University. Learn more at octech.edu. The Orangeburg Area Cattlemen’s Association is comprised of members from Orangeburg, Calhoun, Bamberg, Lexington, Dorchester and other surrounding counties. Membership is open to cattle producers and those interested in the industry. For more information, visit sccattle.org/cattlemens-assoc.