Category: College & Career Readiness

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… Continue Reading Hailey Harper Attends Washington Leadership Training

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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… Continue Reading RCHS Student Attends GEAR UP Explore Program

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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… Continue Reading RCHS Students Attend Space Trek Camp

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May 11 2015

RCHS Student Andrew Ponder Named 2015 Rogers Scholar

Rockcastle County student Andrew Ponder has been selected by The Center for Rural Development to attend the 2015 Rogers Scholars program. Andrew, a sophomore at Rockcastle County High School, will join 63 high school students from Southern and Eastern Kentucky this summer for the 18th annual Rogers Scholars youth leadership program. Rogers Scholars—The Center’s flagship… Continue Reading RCHS Student Andrew Ponder Named 2015 Rogers Scholar

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May 01 2015

RCHS Students Visit Aviation Museum

Students from Rockcastle County Highs School GEAR UP class of 2018 visited the Aviation Museum of Kentucky in Lexington on April 16th.  The students learned about the history of airplanes, careers, and STEM education that goes a long with airplanes and flying. This was great day of learning and career exploration for students.  

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May 01 2015

RCHS Students Visit University of Kentucky

Students from Rockcastle County High School visited the University of Kentucky on Wednesday March 29th.  The students toured campus, explored different majors, and learned general information regarding college life.  College and Career readiness is very important to Rockcastle County Schools and the GEAR UP Program!  

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Apr 27 2015

Kentucky State SkillsUSA Conference

On April 22-25th, twelve Rockcastle ATC students and advisor, Sherman Cook attended the Kentucky State SkillsUSA conference in Louisville.  They competed in various leadership and skill competitions.  Hailey Harper, a KY state officer attended a few days prior to assist in preparing for the conference. Members attending from left to right are as follows: Josh… Continue Reading Kentucky State SkillsUSA Conference

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Apr 07 2015

7th Graders Recognized for Excellent ACT Scores

Pictured are this year’s 7th grade Duke University Talent Search participants who qualified for state recognition for their excellent ACT scores.  Pictured are Joseph Frith, Autumn Courtney, Gracelynn Owens, Kristen Taylor and Aiden Cain.   Autumn also qualified for the grand recognition ceremony.  Congratulations to all of them!  They are invited to attend the Duke TIP… Continue Reading 7th Graders Recognized for Excellent ACT Scores

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Mar 27 2015

RATC Students Excel at 13th Region Leadership Competition

On Thursday, March 24th, 32 members and 3 advisors from Rockcastle County ATC Skills USA Club attended the 13th Region Leadership Competition in Bell County. The 32 attending members competed in various leadership and skill competitions.  The club brought home eleven 1st place awards, six 2nd place, and five 3rd place awards. Automotive Tech Level… Continue Reading RATC Students Excel at 13th Region Leadership Competition

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Jan 26 2015

Take Your First GED Test Module for FREE!

Will this be your first time taking the new, 2014 series GED test?  Qualify for one test module by February 28, and you can take it for FREE!  Contact Rockcastle Adult Education at 606-256-0218 for more information.

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