Category Archive: College & Career Readiness

Apr 20 2016

RATC Electricity Student Creates Custom “Rock” Sign

Adam McKinney, senior Electricity student at Rockcastle Area Technology Center, designed and completed an awesome project this year in his Level 3 Electricity class. Adam used recycled materials (including barn lumber and a panel from a broken dishwasher) to create a lighted “Rock” sign which is now on display in the RATC Electricity Lab. During …

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Apr 11 2016

Physics Students Attend SpacePrep at MSU

Female Physics students from RCHS attend SpacePrep at Morehead State University. The visit began on April 5th with a tour given by former RCHS students Rachel Cain and Caitlyn Mullins. On April 6th, the students experiences SpacePrep. SpacePrep is a one-day program focused on encouraging females to pursue science careers while also developing their leadership …

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Mar 28 2016

RCHS Students Tour University of Kentucky

Rockcastle County High School sophomore Honors English students enjoyed a college tour at the University of Kentucky on Thursday, March 17, 2016. The students toured the main hub of campus, checked out a dorm room, and learned about academic requirements and majors that UK has to offer. Students visited Joseph Beth Bookstore as well. It …

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Mar 28 2016

Berea Scholars Visit University of Louisville

On Wednesday, March 23, 2016 Berea Scholars students from Rockcastle County High School visited the University of Louisville. Students toured the campus and had an information session with an admissions counselor. It was great day that helped expose our students to another awesome college campus. The future looks bright for the students at Rockcastle County …

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Jan 05 2016

KET’s College Financial Aid Call-In 2016

College should be a time of growth and discovery, but for many it can also be a source of stress as students and parents try to find a way to pay for it. Fortunately, financial aid assistance is available.

KET’s “College Financial Aid Call-In 2016,” a one-hour, live special edition of Education Matters offers help …

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Dec 14 2015

RES Students Visit Area Technology Center

Fifth Graders at the Vocational School?

My fifth grade class visited the Area Vocational School on December 1, 2015.  I liked the Vocational School.  It looked like a lot of hard work but it would be something I would be interested in doing when I get into high school.  The Vocational School has a lot …

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Dec 11 2015

Roundstone Students Participate in Healthcare Career Fair

On Tuesday, November 17th, RES students had a program that talked about different health careers. While we were participating in the program, teachers were having conferences with our parents. They showed us about how you can become a pharmacist and how you can become a dietician. They also showed us how you can do lots …

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Sep 28 2015

Hailey Harper Attends Washington Leadership Training

Rockcastle ATC Senior Welding student Hailey Harper recently attended the Washington Leadership Training Institute, in Washington D.C.  WLTI is a training facility for SkillsUSA state officers and school chapter leaders. While in D.C., Hailey toured numerous memorials, attended various training sessions about leadership, and made visits to our Congressional representatives where she conferenced with them …

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Aug 17 2015

RCHS Student Attends GEAR UP Explore Program

Caroline Coguer participated in Berea College GEAR UP Explore Program at St. Michael’s College in Burlington, Vermont this summer.  Caroline learned about what college life is all about.  She sat in on actual college classes and spoke with college professors.  Twenty students from GEAR UP Appalachia were chosen to participate in this program.  Rockcastle County …

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Aug 14 2015

RCHS Students Attend Space Trek Camp

RCHS students attended Space Trek camp at Morehead State University this summer.  30 students from all over Kentucky were chosen to participate in this camp.  The students stayed on campus for a week.  While on campus the students did the following:

  • Built electronic devices that demonstrate principles of circuits and components
  • Worked in cooperative mission …

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