Category: RATC News

News from Rockcastle Area Technology Center.

ATC Students Attend SkillsUSA Leadership Training Institute

SkillsUSA

Rockcastle ATC student and Kentucky SkillsUSA state officer, Brooklyn Young (left) recently attended a SkillsUSA Leadership Training Institute on Capitol Hill in Washington DC.  While there, the Kentucky delegation had the opportunity to meet with United States Congressman, James Comer.

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FBLA Members Create Appreciation Gift for Parents

Rockcastle Area Technology Center’s FBLA  members participated in their own service project to recognize and show appreciation to the parents of senior football, cross country, volleyball, and golf athletes at the homecoming football game on September 21st. The FBLA Officers, Brooke Castle, Dawson Nicely, Caroline White, Allison Coffey, Jessalyn Burton, and Arlee Thomas created a… Continue Reading FBLA Members Create Appreciation Gift for Parents

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Business Technology School-Based Enterprise Project

Rockcastle ATC Business Technology students recently finished a prototype T-shirt design as part of a school-based enterprise project. This project will draw from prior courses, lessons, and skill sets taught by Mrs. Vicky Castle.  Students have to utilize skills in design, marketing, and cost analysis just to name a few.  The Cricut equipment being utilized… Continue Reading Business Technology School-Based Enterprise Project

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RATC Students Tour Hyster-Yale Plant

Rockcastle County Area Technology toured the Hyster-Yale plant on Thursday, August 30th.  Students took a tour and explored the various jobs, while also learning about company benefits and how to apply for a job.  Some of our students were very interested in working at Hyster-Yale.  Thanks to David Coffey, Dennis Hatfield, and Phillip Doan for… Continue Reading RATC Students Tour Hyster-Yale Plant

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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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