Category: Awards & Recognition

RCS special recognition and award winners.

2019 Rockcastle Academy Graduation Celebration

Rockcastle Academy for Academic Achievement hosted a Graduation Celebration on Tuesday, May 14th, 2019.

The following students were recognized for completing credits and earning their high school diplomas.

  • John Coyle
  • Samantha Douglas
  • James Tanner Elam
  • Carolina Floroes
  • Lillie Foster
  • Sarah Lewis
  • Kali Sica
  • Melody Thacker
  • Megan Willoughby
  • Graduates were presented with certificates, 2019 tassels and celebrated with staff,… Continue Reading 2019 Rockcastle Academy Graduation Celebration

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    RCHS Students Compete at NASP Archery Eastern Nationals

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    One Saturday, May 11th, RCHS Archery competed at Louisville in the NASP Archery Eastern Nationals.  The teams scored 3078 with Kyle Coffey leading the way.  Kyle put on a show with a 279.  T.J. Ramsey was close behind shooting a 278.  C.J. Cameron aimed scoring a 271.  Gentry Phillips shot a 266.  Emily Maupin, top… Continue Reading RCHS Students Compete at NASP Archery Eastern Nationals

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    RES Staff Honored as “Teachers Who Made a Difference”

    RES Teachers

    Congratulations to Roundstone Elementary, 2nd grade teachers, Ms. Ainsley Bussell and Mrs. Emily Craig for being honored as “Teachers Who Made a Difference”, from parent nominations to the University of Kentucky College of Education Teachers Who Made a Difference program.  The University of Kentucky College of Education, explains the overview of this program in this… Continue Reading RES Staff Honored as “Teachers Who Made a Difference”

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    RCHS/RCMS Band Members Receive Honors at District Festival

    District Festival

    Congratulations to members of the RCHS Concert Band and RCMS 8th Grade Band who performed at the KMEA District 10 Solo and Ensemble Festival held at the University of the Cumberlands on Saturday April 27th.  The group  earned 5 proficient ratings and 12 distinguished ratings in a variety of solo and ensemble performances at the… Continue Reading RCHS/RCMS Band Members Receive Honors at District Festival

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    2019 FBLA State Competition Results

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    By: Jessalyn Burton, RATC FBLA Chapter Reporter

    On April 15th through the 17th 12 of the RATC FBLA chapter members attended the 2019 state competition in Louisville at the Galt House. During this time workshops were offered, such as building leadership skills. The members of the chapter attended opening, closing, and awards ceremonies, along with… Continue Reading 2019 FBLA State Competition Results

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    RCHS Band Competes in Nashville

    Band at Nashville

    The RCHS Concert Band and Winterguard made their premiere performance at the 2019 Nashville Heritage Music Festival held at the Brentwood High Performing Arts Center in Brentwood, TN on Saturday.  The group had the opportunity to compete with groups from Ohio, Texas, and as far away as California.  The group performed tunes from their 2019… Continue Reading RCHS Band Competes in Nashville

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    Conner Ford is National Drive, Chip and Putt Champion

    Conner Ford

    Congratulations to Conner Ford, Mt. Vernon Elementary School 3rd Grader! Conner is the National Drive, Chip, & Putt champion in the boys age 7-9 division.

    A joint initiative founded in 2013 by the Masters TournamentUnited States Golf Association and The PGA of America, Drive, Chip… Continue Reading Conner Ford is National Drive, Chip and Putt Champion

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    RES Student Becomes Best Selling Author

    Samuel Rowland

    Roundstone Elementary School 5th Grader, Samuel Rowland, recently  joined an elite list of the world’s youngest best selling authors.

    The book, “Unlock Your Inner Warrior,” is a publication filled with chapters written by thirteen different people about their struggles in life and how God brought them through those difficulties. Samuel has been faced with his own… Continue Reading RES Student Becomes Best Selling Author

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    RCHS Teacher Receives State DAR Outstanding American History Teacher Award!

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    On Saturday evening, March 31st, Mr. Herbie Brock, RCHS Social Studies teacher, was presented with the State Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Outstanding American History teacher award!  The purpose of this award is to recognize a notable, full time teacher of American History (and related fields, such as social studies, government and citizenship education)… Continue Reading RCHS Teacher Receives State DAR Outstanding American History Teacher Award!

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    Ella McKinney Places First in DAR Contest

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    Ella McKinney, from Roundstone, placed 1st in the state in an essay contest for the Daughters of the American Revolution.  She wrote about women’s suffrage and won first place, not only in her school, but the entire state.  She attended an award ceremony on March 31st in Lexington where she was recognized for her achievement. … Continue Reading Ella McKinney Places First in DAR Contest

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