Category: College & Career Readiness
LEXINGTON (February 23, 2019)—The Rockcastle County Schools GEAR UP team, currently placed in Rockcastle County Middle School, took a group of 17 sixth and seventh-graders to the University of Kentucky’s Engineering Day on Saturday, February 23.
A piece in GEAR UP’s mission involves serving low-income students with opportunities to promote a postsecondary pathway, as well… Continue Reading GEAR UP Brings RCMS Students to UK’s ‘E-Day’
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Rockcastle Area Technology Center and Rockcastle Regional Hospital and Respiratory Care Center are proud to announce the formation of Kentucky’s first Tech Ready Apprentices for Careers in Kentucky (TRACK) Youth Apprenticeship in Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).
TRACK is a partnership between secondary education and a business/industry partner where select students receive training at a secondary… Continue Reading Area Technology Center and Rockcastle Regional Partner to Provide State’s First Apprenticeship Program
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On January the 10th, Justin Spears from M and L Electric brought an electric conduit bender and donated his time and material to demonstrate some real life conduit bending for the students. We want to say a special thank you to M and L Electric of Bowling Green, KY.
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On Monday, September 10th, Rockcastle County High School had a great turn out for College Information Night. RCHS guidance counselors Janice Miller and Morrissa Hayes discussed scholarships, college visits, college registrations deadlines, timelines, useful information on the website for seniors, and lots of other information that seniors and their parents need to know. A representative from… Continue Reading RCHS 2018 College Information Night
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Rockcastle ATC Business Technology students recently finished a prototype T-shirt design as part of a school-based enterprise project. This project will draw from prior courses, lessons, and skill sets taught by Mrs. Vicky Castle. Students have to utilize skills in design, marketing, and cost analysis just to name a few. The Cricut equipment being utilized… Continue Reading Business Technology School-Based Enterprise Project
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GEAR UP seniors from Rockcastle County Area Technology Center attended a Job Fair on April 10th, 2018 in Berea, Kentucky. The students spoke with many different representatives regarding jobs that are available in our area. This was a great day of hands on learning and career exploration for after high school and college.
… Continue Reading GEAR UP Seniors Attend Job Fair
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On Friday September 29th, senior automotive, welding, and electricity students from Rockcastle ATC participated in an industry tour of Toyotetsu America Inc. (TTAI). 35 students along with instructors Ken Fannin, Jeff Draper, and Curtis Burton toured the facility that manufacturers numerous body components for the Toyota Camry assembled in Georgetown. The tour was a collaboration… Continue Reading ATC Students Tour Toyotetsu America Inc.
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Electrical Technology students at Rockcastle ATC are doing hands on work while helping people in need. Under the supervision of instructor Jeff Draper, students are wiring this disaster relief trailer for the Lincoln County Baptist Association. When completed, it will be used in disaster areas to provide meals for workers and victims. As a Project… Continue Reading Electricity Students Wire Disaster Relief Trailer
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Rockcastle County High School is hosting a College Information Night for Seniors on Tuesday, September 12th at 6:00 PM in the auditorium.
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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… Continue Reading RATC Electricity Student Creates Custom “Rock” Sign
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