Category: RATC News

News from Rockcastle Area Technology Center.

Apr 18 2016

RATC Students Excel at 2016 KY State SkillsUSA Conference

Twelve Rockcastle ATC SkillsUSA members, along with advisor Sherman Cook attended the Kentucky State SkillsUSA Conference April 13th-16 in Louisville. Those in attendance competed in various leadership and skilled contests. Additionally, all twelve received their Kentucky Statesman Award. Those who attended and the results are as follows: Callie Carpenter, Austin Spoonamore, and Chris Taylor received… Continue Reading RATC Students Excel at 2016 KY State SkillsUSA Conference

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Mar 31 2016

Students Create “Kneeling Soldier” Silhouettes

Rockcastle Area Technology Center senior Welding students recently completed a project for the community. The “kneeling soldier” silhouettes were cut from sheet steel with a plasma torch. They were then attached to mounts and painted. The silhouettes will be used in various Veteran’s programs including “The Moving Wall” display coming to Rockcastle County August 18th-… Continue Reading Students Create “Kneeling Soldier” Silhouettes

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Mar 28 2016

Students Compete at Kentucky HOSA Conference

On Thursday, March 17, 2016 six HOSA members from the Rockcastle Area Technology Center traveled to Louisville Kentucky for the 2016 Kentucky HOSA Conference. These highly motivated students competed in leadership and skill competitions. Senior Caitlyn Whitt competed in nursing assistant, Juniors Jaiden Barnes, Chelsea Barnett, Abby Bray, and Arie-Anna Lawson competed in HOSA bowl… Continue Reading Students Compete at Kentucky HOSA Conference

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Mar 10 2016

13th Region SkillsUSA Competition Results

On March 9, 2016, thirty one SkillsUSA members from the Rockcastle Area Technology Center traveled to Bell County ATC for the 13th Region SkillsUSA competitions.  These highly motivated students competed in various hard and soft skill competitions.  Once again, Rockcastle County students excelled in performance.  Numerous medals were earned as reward for hard work and… Continue Reading 13th Region SkillsUSA Competition Results

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Mar 03 2016

RATC Students Preparing for Leadership Competitions

As spring approaches, Rockcastle ATC Welding students get busy preparing for competition.  On March 9th,  Skills USA members will travel to Bell County to compete in various leadership contests.  The following are just a sampling of the 32 students making preparations for numerous contests. Chris Taylor- Individual Talent William Taylor- Prepared Speech Sabastien McGuire and… Continue Reading RATC Students Preparing for Leadership Competitions

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Mar 03 2016

RATC Students Compete in Skills USA Southeast Region Welding Tournament

On March 2nd, six Rockcastle ATC Welding students travelled to Clay County ATC to compete in the annual Skills USA Southeast Region welding tournament.  Juniors Jarod Robinson, Jacob Wade, and Destiny Peters competed in Level 1.  Seniors Curtis Miller, Hailey Harper, and Josh Greenwell competed in Level 2.  The results will be announced during the… Continue Reading RATC Students Compete in Skills USA Southeast Region Welding Tournament

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Jan 05 2016

KET’s College Financial Aid Call-In 2016

College should be a time of growth and discovery, but for many it can also be a source of stress as students and parents try to find a way to pay for it. Fortunately, financial aid assistance is available. KET’s “College Financial Aid Call-In 2016,” a one-hour, live special edition of Education Matters offers help… Continue Reading KET’s College Financial Aid Call-In 2016

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Dec 14 2015

RES Students Visit Area Technology Center

Fifth Graders at the Vocational School? My fifth grade class visited the Area Vocational School on December 1, 2015.  I liked the Vocational School.  It looked like a lot of hard work but it would be something I would be interested in doing when I get into high school.  The Vocational School has a lot… Continue Reading RES Students Visit Area Technology Center

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Nov 23 2015

SkillsUSA Leadership Day at Quail Park

On Friday, November 13th, 32 Rockcastle SkillsUSA members and advisor Sherman Cook participated in a leadership day at Quail Park.  Members of the organization worked on leadership activities and earned their Regional Statesman Award.  SkillsUSA members from the Welding, Electricity, Automotive, and Health programs of Rockcastle Area Technology Center completed this activity to be eligible… Continue Reading SkillsUSA Leadership Day at Quail Park

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Oct 28 2015

Life Is Cool Program Teaches 4th and 5th Graders Healthy Lifestyle Choices

The Donate Life Kentucky State Team was in Rockcastle County earlier this month to present the “Life is Cool” program to all Rockcastle County students in the 4th and 5th grades.   A special thank you to Diana Thacker, KODA Client Services Coordinator who has worked with these events across Kentucky, she was instrumental in working… Continue Reading Life Is Cool Program Teaches 4th and 5th Graders Healthy Lifestyle Choices

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