Brian and Eileen Looney of Barnwell have established a memorial scholarship in memory of their son, Dustin Richey, who passed away following an automobile accident in 2012, reports Mindy Sandifer, Agri-Science instructor and FFA advisor at the Barnwell County Career Center.
Mindy Sandifer - Barnwell County Career Center
During the third weekend in May, Coltin Nobles, a Barnwell High School student and the 2013-2014 President of the Barnwell County Career Center FFA Chapter, worked hard to not only plan and set-up the high school rodeo arena with fellow chapter members for his FFA chapter's two-day rodeo event at the Orangeburg County Fairgrounds, but also practiced and prepped his horse and himself for three high school rodeo events - saddle bronc riding, calf roping, and team roping.
Jacqueline Gray and Kaylyn Huggins, both seniors at Clemson University majoring in Animal and Veterinary Science with a concentration in Equine business, recently had the experience of a lifetime as they earned the opportunity to represent Clemson University at the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association Semi-Finals in Syracuse, N.Y. March 22 and 23.
Six members of the Barnwell County Career Center FFA Chapter recently traveled by airplane to Indianapolis, Ind. for the National FFA Convention Oct. 24-27. They are members of the FFA (Future Farmers of America) as a component of their courses in agriculture at the BCCC.