Category: RATC News

News from Rockcastle Area Technology Center.

Second Week of February Proclaimed FBLA Week

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FBLA officers of Rockcastle Area Technology Center met with the Chief of Administration, of Mount Vernon, Josh Bray, on February 5th, 2020, to declare the second week of February FBLA week. The week will be the chapter’s way of promoting FBLA and showing students opportunities available through the chapter. This includes various career paths and… Continue Reading Second Week of February Proclaimed FBLA Week

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Valentines for Veterans

The DAR is collecting Valentines to give to Veterans. On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2020, Rockcastle County Area Technology Center’s FBLA Chapter participated in making Valentine’s Day cards for Veterans in the hospital. The cards will be delivered to many veterans the week of February 9th at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in Lexington.

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ATC Students Receive OSHA 10 Certification

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Rockcastle ATC Senior students in Automotive Technology, Electricity, and Welding take part in a rigorous 10 hour training to receive an OSHA 10 safety certification.  Electricity instructor, Jeff Draper leads the week long class to educate RATC students on the importance of proper safety protocol in the workplace.

 

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ATC Hosts Somerset Community College Road Show

On Friday, October 18th Rockcastle County Area Technology Center hosted the Somerset Community College Road Show. Representatives from the college set up booths outside the ATC to provide 400 plus students information about the following programs: Paramedic Services, Aviation Maintenance, Automotive Technology, Diesel Maintenance, Carpentry, Welding, Computerized Manufacturing and Machining, Criminal Justice, 3D Printing, Medical… Continue Reading ATC Hosts Somerset Community College Road Show

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FBLA Attends Region 6 Conference

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By: Jessalyn Burton, Rockcastle FBLA Chapter Reporter

On Friday, March 8th Rockcastle Area Technology Center FBLA chapter attended the Region 6 Conference at Eastern Kentucky University. Twenty-four students competed with 12 placing in 8 events. Lexy Hasty placed 1st in Advertising. Audrey Childress placed 2nd in Computer Applications. Carson White and Gary Ramsey placed 2nd… Continue Reading FBLA Attends Region 6 Conference

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Area Technology Center and Rockcastle Regional Partner to Provide State’s First Apprenticeship Program

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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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ATC Students Tour Wolf Creek Dam

Wolf Creek Dam

On December 11th students from the Electrical Technology class and Automotive class had the opportunity to tour the Wolf Creek Dam in Jamestown, KY. Students got to go all the way to the river bed level of the dam and see the generator producing power. We also made a short visit to the national fish… Continue Reading ATC Students Tour Wolf Creek Dam

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Conduit Bender Demonstrated to Electrical Technology Students

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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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HOSA Week is November 4-10

HOSA Week

HOSA is a career and technical student organization for high school, postsecondary, and middle school students who plan to pursue a health career. HOSA is a pipeline for future health professionals that provides a strong foundation for preparing tomorrow’s health care professionals through skill development, leadership opportunities, and community service. In recognition of HOSA week,… Continue Reading HOSA Week is November 4-10

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ATC Students Earn OSHA10 Certification

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Senior students from Rockcastle ATC’s Automotive, Electricity, and Welding programs recently received their OSHA10 safety certification cards. OSHA10 certified Electricity instructor, Jeff Draper, held the ten hour class covering numerous aspects of safety, and administered the required assessment to all students present for the entire class.  This safety certification is recognized nationally.  Congratulations to all… Continue Reading ATC Students Earn OSHA10 Certification

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