Category: Awards & Recognition

RCS special recognition and award winners.

RCHS Academic Team Brings Home JVC Championship

Academic Team

Congratulations to the Academic Team for winning the overall Junior Varsity Challenge (JVC) Championship this past Saturday, November 7. The Quick Recall team brought home the first place title and the following students placed in individual competitions:

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Camel Selected for Carl Perkins Community Service Award

Tammy Camel

RCHS Teacher, Mrs. Tammy Camel, was recognized on Friday afternoon as the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) Region II Carl Perkins Community Service Award.  This award recognizes individuals who have used CTE to make a significant impact on their community and demonstrated leadership in programs and activities that promote student involvement in community… Continue Reading Camel Selected for Carl Perkins Community Service Award

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Four JROTC Cadets Selected as Cadet of the Month

Andrew Bradley Cadet

Rockcastle County Junior ROTC would like to congratulate four deserving cadets for their selection as Cadet of the Month for school year 2019-20. Cadet of the Month involves a rigorous selection and screening process of new cadets. Cadets earning this distinction are awarded a ribbon to wear on their Army  Service Uniform, certificate, and typically early… Continue Reading Four JROTC Cadets Selected as Cadet of the Month

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RCMS Band Members Chosen for District Honor Band

Honors Band 2020

Recently members of the RCMS 7th and 8th Grade bands performed as selected members of the 2020 District 11 KMEA Middle School Honors Band Program.  These students competed with over 400 students from across the district during auditions for the group in January.  Honor Band members spent two days of intensive rehearsal with guest conductors… Continue Reading RCMS Band Members Chosen for District Honor Band

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Superintendent Pensol Recipient of Heart of the Community Award

Pensol Award

Superintendent David Pensol was awarded the first ever Heart of the Community award at the 2020 Farmers Businessmen Banquet on Thursday, March 5th.

Mr. Pensol is employed by the Rockcastle County Board of Education and has served as our district’s Superintendent since 2012. Before that, he served as the district’s Instructional Supervisor, beginning in 2002. From… Continue Reading Superintendent Pensol Recipient of Heart of the Community Award

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RCHS Winterguard Places in Tennessee Circuit Competition

winterguard competition

Recenty the RCHS Winterguard made their premier performance in competition with the 2020 East Tennessee Performing Arts Association.  The members competed in two shows in and around the Knoxville area finishing with a 3rd Place win at the Strawberry Plains Winterguard Invitational at Carter High School and advancing to a 2nd place win at the… Continue Reading RCHS Winterguard Places in Tennessee Circuit Competition

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Lady Rockets Win 47th District Title

Girls Team

The Lady Rockets knocked off the Casey County Lady Rebels 47-37 to win their first 47th District title since 2011.  Rockcastle, who led most of the game, had to hold off a Casey County run late in the third quarter where the Lady Rockets found themselves down 30-29.  However, Rockcastle would regain the lead in… Continue Reading Lady Rockets Win 47th District Title

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McKinney Awarded WLEX Forcht Bank Teacher of the Week

Ms. Nikki McKinney

Ms. Nikki McKinney, 3rd grade teacher at Roundstone Elementary, was awarded the WLEX Forcht Bank Extra Credit Teacher of the Week on February 20th.  Congratulations Ms. Nikki!

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RCHS Musician Performs in KMEA All-State Choir

Tarrylton

RCHS Senior Tarrylton Dunn recently took part in the state’s highest honor for choir students, the 2020 Kentucky Music Educator’s Association All-State TTBB Choir.  Tarrylton, along with several top young singers from across the state, spent 3 days of intensive rehearsal in Louisville in preparation for a concert given at the Kentucky Center for the… Continue Reading RCHS Musician Performs in KMEA All-State Choir

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MVES Academic Team District Champs

2020 MVES Academic Team

The Mt. Vernon Elementary School Academic Team  placed first overall in the recent district tournament.  Winning the district quick recall competition and the Hume Sportsmanship Award, they will be advancing to the regional tournament on February 29th.

 

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