A group of Orangeburg County School District students will be placed on the fast track to college with the launch of a new initiative with Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College.
The two institutions are teaming up to develop Orangeburg Advanced College for grades in nine through 12. It will give some students a chance to earn an associate degree in high school.
“Educating students is about ensuring that a high tide floats all boats. … This is just one step closer to ensuring that we have a high tide for all of our students,” OCSD Superintendent Dr. Shawn Foster said.
OCSD and OCtech officials converged on the school district’s administrative office Thursday afternoon to sign a memorandum of understanding.