Category: RATC News

News from Rockcastle Area Technology Center.

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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Electricity Students Wire Disaster Relief Trailer

Electrical Technology students at Rockcastle ATC are doing hands on work while helping people in need.  Under the supervision of instructor Jeff Draper, students are wiring this disaster relief trailer for the Lincoln County Baptist Association.  When completed, it will be used in disaster areas to provide meals for workers and victims.  As a Project… Continue Reading Electricity Students Wire Disaster Relief Trailer

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RATC Student Participating in KY FAME Program

Rockcastle County ATC is proud to announce 2017 Senior graduate Abbygail Stevens as the school’s first participant in the KY FAME program. Abbygail is working at TTAI of Somerset and will also be attending Industrial Maintenance classes at Somerset Community College. This partnership allows Abbygail the opportunity to obtain an applied associates degree while working… Continue Reading RATC Student Participating in KY FAME Program

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Rockcastle ATC to be Represented at FBLA Nationals in Anaheim, CA

By: Destiny Osborne

On Monday, April 17, 2017, 16 members of the Rockcastle ATC Chapter of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) traveled to the State Leadership Conference at the Galt House in Louisville, KY. Destiny Osborne received the pin for the Leader Award which is the 3rd level of the Business Achievement Awards (BAA)… Continue Reading Rockcastle ATC to be Represented at FBLA Nationals in Anaheim, CA

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FBLA Sunglasses Fundraiser

The Rockcastle Chapter of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) is selling ROCK sunglasses. There are two styles, the 80’s and Sports, which will be $15 each. These sunglasses are perfect for baseball and softball season. If you have questions or want to purchase a pair, contact Vicky Castle or Ashley Mullins at the Rockcastle… Continue Reading FBLA Sunglasses Fundraiser

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FBLA Members Attend Region 6 Competition at EKU

Submitted by: Kristen Day – On Thursday, March 9th, members of the Rockcastle Chapter, Future Business Leaders of America attended the Region 6 competition on the campus of Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond. Twelve members placed at competition: Kristen Day and Destiny Osborne placed 3rd in Publication Design, Brooke Castle, Isiah Amyx, and Blaze Stewart placed… Continue Reading FBLA Members Attend Region 6 Competition at EKU

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Rockcastle ATC Students Receive State Certifications

On December 2, 2016 the Medicaid Nurse Aide class at the Rockcastle Area Technology School traveled to Lexington KY to take the written and skills test for their state certification. In the state of Kentucky you must take this class and receive the certification to work in long term care centers as a nursing assistance. This… Continue Reading Rockcastle ATC Students Receive State Certifications

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Hyster-Yale Hosts Rockcastle ATC Students

On December 14th, Hyster-Yale Manufacturing hosted Rockcastle ATC senior and junior welding students on an interesting and informative plant tour.  Hyster-Yale employees Ken Holt and Dennis Hatfield provided valuable information about their company’s philosophy and needs.  Rockcastle ATC welding instructor Curtis Burton and principal Sherman Cook were impressed by the quality of the fork trucks… Continue Reading Hyster-Yale Hosts Rockcastle ATC Students

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Hyster-Yale Group Donates $500 to RATC Welding Program

On October 13th, Senior Rockcastle ATC Welding Technology students, Destiny Peters and Jarod Robinson along with RATC principal Sherman Cook accepted a generous $500.00 donation from Hyster-Yale Group in Berea.  This donation will be used to help train future welders for the workforce.  Hyster-Yale has been a very supportive partner to Rockcastle ATC for many… Continue Reading Hyster-Yale Group Donates $500 to RATC Welding Program

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RATC Business Students Collaborate with RCMS 8th Graders

Mrs. Castle and Mrs. Mullins, along with 10 students from the Rockcastle Area Technology Center’s business program collaborated with 8th grade students from Mr. Owens’s encore classes. Mr. Owens prepared the students ahead of time for the lesson by taking head shots and loading the pictures on to the computers. During two 40 minute encore… Continue Reading RATC Business Students Collaborate with RCMS 8th Graders

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