Category: College & Career Readiness

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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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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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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Capital City Welding Classic

On January 15th, Rockcastle ATC Welding students Tyler Langford, Ryan Moore, and Justin Barron traveled to Frankfort to compete in the Capital City Welding Classic.  They utilized a variety of welding, cutting, and print reading skills to complete a contest project.  Justin Barron placed 5th individual and the team placed 3rd overall.  Welding instructor Sherman… Continue Reading Capital City Welding Classic

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FAFSA Workshop at RCHS

RCHS will host a FAFSA Workshop for seniors and/or their parents/guardians on Jan. 12th, from 4:00-7:00.  Mr. Keith Ritchie, a representative from KHEAA, will assist parents in completing the required online financial aid form and answer questions.  The workshop will be held in the downstairs computer lab at RCHS.  We invite seniors and/or their parents… Continue Reading FAFSA Workshop at RCHS

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RATC Students Earn Career Ready Industry Certifications

Nine Rockcastle Area Technology Center student enrolled in the Medicaid Nurse Aide class traveled to Lexington KY on Dec 4th to take their state exam. Congratulations to all nine students for passing their certification exam. This certification is required of all students who want to enroll in an LPN or RN program. Those students are… Continue Reading RATC Students Earn Career Ready Industry Certifications

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Eighth Grade Students Tour EST Tool and Machine

On Thursday, December 11th, 31 eighth grade students traveled to EST Tool and Machine in Brodhead.  The students were able to tour the facility, ask questions and explore possibly future careers that are available to them here in county.  A big thank you to the staff at EST for welcoming our students!

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Students Tour Toyota Plant

On Thursday, December 4th, Mr. Cook’s welding students and Mr. Fannin’s automotive students from Rockcastle Area Technology Center traveled to Georgetown, Kentucky.  The students toured the Toyota plant, asked questions, and learned about the day to day operations in the factory.   They ended the trip with lunch at Golden Corral. It was a great day of… Continue Reading Students Tour Toyota Plant

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Central Kentucky Welding Classic

On Thursday evening, November 20th, RATC Welding students Justin Barron, Josh Greenwell, and Toby Lawson traveled to Harrodsburg for the Central Kentucky Welding Classic.  They competed against 17 other schools from across Kentucky. The competition involved various welding, print reading, and cutting operations.  Senior Justin Barron placed 5th out of 54 students. Instructor, Sherman Cook… Continue Reading Central Kentucky Welding Classic

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Guys Geared Up for Technology, Engineering, Computers & Science (G2-TECS) and Girls Exploring Math & Science (GEMS)

Somerset Community College (SCC) hosted a Guys Geared up for Technology, Engineering, Computers and Science (G2-TECS) Conference and a Girls Exploring Math and Science Conference (GEMS) recently on the SCC Somerset Campus. Students from thirteen area middle schools including Casey, Cumberland, McCreary, Meece, North Laurel, Northern, Rockcastle, Russell, Science Hill, Somerset Christian, South Laurel, Southern and Wayne… Continue Reading Guys Geared Up for Technology, Engineering, Computers & Science (G2-TECS) and Girls Exploring Math & Science (GEMS)

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