Category: RATC News

News from Rockcastle Area Technology Center.

GEAR UP Seniors Attend Job Fair

Berea Job Fair

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.

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HOSA Members Excel at Leadership Conference

On March 15, 2018 five members of Rockcastle HOSA Future Health Professionals attended the Kentucky HOSA Leadership conference in Louisville Kentucky. They competed in various competitions and attended educational symposiums. Those attending including Joy Frith and Makayla Pennington-Lopez competing in First Aid and CPR (won 1st place), Bailee Deborde and Faith Harris competing in Heath… Continue Reading HOSA Members Excel at Leadership Conference

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FBLA Members Excel at Regional Competition

FBLA 2018

On Friday March 9th, 2018 FBLA members and advisers traveled to Eastern Kentucky University for Regional Competition. We had four members place; Senior Rebekah Hurley placed 2nd in E-Business, Juniors Lexy Hasty placed 2nd in Economics and Brooke Castle placed 3rd in Word Processing, and Sophomore Cameron Couch place 2nd in Intro to Business Information… Continue Reading FBLA Members Excel at Regional Competition

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Electrical Technology Students Build Bee Boxes

Bee Boxes - Seniors

In collaboration with Local Honey Producer Doug Brock the Electrical Technology (construction 2) class had the opportunity to put technical skills into real life practice. Students assembled and built bee boxes. They used technical skills such as: Reading and following blueprint instructions, measuring, using hand and Pneumatic tools. They also used 21st Century soft skills… Continue Reading Electrical Technology Students Build Bee Boxes

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ATC Students Build Rockcastle Pride Sign for Local Business

Rockcastle Area Technology Center Welding Technology students and instructor Curtis Burton recently completed a Rockcastle Pride sign for EST Tool & Machine in Brodhead. Rockcastle ATC appreciates Steve Taylor and EST Tool & Machine for being such a valuable partner in our community.

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FBLA Community Service Project at Sigmon Farm

On Saturday, October 14th, Rockcastle Area Technology Center FBLA members went to Sigmon Farm and donated community service time by spending time with kids, coloring and face painting.

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ATC Students Apply Electrical Skills

Junior Electricity Students

The Junior class in Electrical Technology installed. L.E.D. pod lights on a side by side utility vehicle. They used collaborative skills as a class with installation, mounting and wiring. Seen in the picture are three of our Juniors Johnathan Reynolds, Rant Saylor and Joshua Mason.

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ATC Students Complete OSHA 10 Program

Rockcastle County ATC Seniors in the electrical technology program are the first students to complete the OSHA 10 program in this county. This privilege has been made available with the collaboration of the KDE, Rockcastle ATC and Eastern Kentucky University. This is a great opportunity for students to understand on the job safety and earn… Continue Reading ATC Students Complete OSHA 10 Program

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FBLA Sigmon Farm Community Service Event

Rockcastle County Area Technology Center’s Future Business Leaders Of America (FBLA) members will be donating community service time to Sigmon’s Farm.

There will be all kinds of fun and activities for the kids. This will allow members to be out and helping the community.

We will also be hosting (weather permitting) a Fall Family Photo… Continue Reading FBLA Sigmon Farm Community Service Event

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ATC Students Tour Toyotetsu America Inc.

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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