Category: RATC News

News from Rockcastle Area Technology Center.

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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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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