Category: College & Career Readiness

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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Jan 20 2015

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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Jan 06 2015

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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Dec 19 2014

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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Dec 11 2014

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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Dec 05 2014

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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Dec 01 2014

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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Nov 17 2014

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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Nov 17 2014

RCHS Students Attend 2014 National Cluster Meeting

Last week, nineteen students from the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) student organization at RCHS traveled to New Brunswick, New Jersey for the 2014 National Cluster Meeting.  This group was accompanied by their advisor, Mrs. Tammy Camel, RCHS staff member, Sherri McKinney and one parent, Megan Noel.  Students had the opportunity to… Continue Reading RCHS Students Attend 2014 National Cluster Meeting

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Oct 22 2014

RCHS Students Tour KET

Some RCHS Accelerated English 2 sophomore students enjoyed a trip to KET along with two of our Link Crew students who attended as mentors.  The students participated in an iPad editing and presentation workshop.  They also toured the studio and found out about media related careers. The students got to meet Nick Helton, a former student… Continue Reading RCHS Students Tour KET

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