Category: RATC News

News from Rockcastle Area Technology Center.

Hyster-Yale Donates to Automotive Technology Program

Auto Tech

Rockcastle ATC would like to thank Hyster-Yale ( formerly NACCO) for their donation of fork truck engines and transmissions to our Automotive Technology program.  New RATC Automotive instructor, Lance Baldwin will be able to use these items to enhance instruction in his program.  Hyster –Yale has been a long time partner of Rockcastle ATC employing… Continue Reading Hyster-Yale Donates to Automotive Technology Program

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Electrical Technology School Wide Project

Electricity

RATC Senior Electricity Technology students are working on a school wide project to replace all clocks in the building with new clocks that will sync with the new clock system at RCHS.  Mr. Draper’s class is applying their knowledge in a real world setting using the skills they have acquired in that program.

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EST Provides Co-op Opportunity for RATC Student

Rockcastle ATC would like to thank EST Tool and Machine in Brodhead for once again providing a valuable co-op opportunity for one of the ATC’s Senior students.  Senior, Josh Martin will co-op out of his Welding Technology class this school year and gain valuable work experience, high school credit, and a competitive wage while working… Continue Reading EST Provides Co-op Opportunity for RATC Student

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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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