Category: Awards & Recognition

RCS special recognition and award winners.

Hendrickson Studies with WKU Department of Chemistry

Evan Hendrickson, upcoming Rockcastle County High School senior, will be looking at the bioaccumulation of toxic methymercury in Bald Eagle organs with Dr. Cathleen Webb of the Western Kentucky University Department of Chemistry.

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Sweet Elected As Kentucky FFA Secretary

Lexington, Kentucky – June 7, 2018

Trevor Sweet was elected to serve as the 2018-2019 Kentucky FFA Secretary.  Trevor is the son of Tim and Jenny Sweet of Mount Vernon.  He is a member of the Rockcastle County FFA chapter where his advisor is Jeff Hayes.

Trevor was one of 23 candidates who ran for… Continue Reading Sweet Elected As Kentucky FFA Secretary

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Taylor Selected as Outstanding Technology Student

Megan Taylor

Megan Taylor, 2018 Rockcastle County High School graduate, was the recipient of the Outstanding Technology Student Award presented by the Central Kentucky Association of School Librarians (CKASL) at their recent meeting at Frederick Douglass High School in Lexington.  Presenting Megan her certificate is Leslee Stewart, CKASL President.  Megan was nominated by her librarian, Janet Wells,… Continue Reading Taylor Selected as Outstanding Technology Student

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RCHS Seniors Awarded Abby Langford Scholarship

Congratulations to RCHS seniors Julie Cox and Jackson Cromer who were honored to receive the Abby Langford Memorial Scholarship,  Each student will receive $1,000 to help with their college expenses.  The scholarship is in memory of Rockcastle student Abby Langford who passed away in 2016 after a battle with cancer.  Pictured with Julie and Jackson… Continue Reading RCHS Seniors Awarded Abby Langford Scholarship

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Community Scholarships Presented to RCHS Seniors

2018 Community Scholarships

The Kiwanis Club of Rockcastle County, Rockcastle County Chamber of Commerce and Cruise in the Valley Car Show Committee awarded scholarships to five deserving RCHS Seniors for their dedication and service to our community. Congratulations to these students on their accomplishments and best of luck in your future endeavors!

  • Kiwanis Scholarship Recipient: Emily Deubel and Rebekah… Continue Reading Community Scholarships Presented to RCHS Seniors
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    Daugherty Receives “Teachers that Make a Difference” Award

    Greg Daugherty, band director at RCHS and RCMS, was recently awarded the University of Kentucky’s “Teachers that Make a Difference,” award. The UK Award recognizes teachers from across the state for their hard work in the classroom that impact students’ lives on a daily basis.  Pictured with Mr. Daugherty is UK pre-med student, Aaron Pevley,… Continue Reading Daugherty Receives “Teachers that Make a Difference” Award

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    RCHS Archery Competes at NASP Eastern Nationals Tournament

    Archery

    Members of the RCHS Archery Team competed at the NASP Eastern Nationals Tournament in Louisville on May 10th.  The team achieved their second highest score of the season.  Senior Rebekah Lake had the highest score for the Rockets with a 275 followed by Freshman Kyle Coffey with 274 and Sam Brickley with 271.  Contributing to the… Continue Reading RCHS Archery Competes at NASP Eastern Nationals Tournament

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    JROTC Brings Home Mountain Raider Trophy

    JROTC

    Seven cadets from the Rockcastle County JROTC Raider team participated in the Mountain Raider challenge this Saturday, April 14th, hosted by the Knox County JROTC Program and members of the National Guard on the Harold L. Disney National Guard Training Site in Artemus, Kentucky.

    The competition started with the APFT (Army Physical Fitness Test) that… Continue Reading JROTC Brings Home Mountain Raider Trophy

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    RCHS JROTC 21st Annual Dine-In

    JROTC

    Rockcastle County JROTC held their 21st annual dine-in on Friday, April 13th. The dine-in contained an opening statement by the previous battalion commander, Cadet Colonel Clare Beichler, a slideshow of all the major battalion activities in the 2017-18 year, the senior slideshow that recognizes the graduating seniors and their parents, a dinner provided by Limestone… Continue Reading RCHS JROTC 21st Annual Dine-In

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    MVES Academic Awards List

    Listed below are the students who made the Mt. Vernon Elementary School Academic Awards list.

    MVES Academic Award Recipient List

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