Category: RATC News

News from Rockcastle Area Technology Center.

School Calendar Amended

The Rockcastle County Board of Education approved amendments to the 2013-2014 school calendar at the January 14th board meeting.  The amendments to the calendar were as follows:  January 21st will change from Professional Development Day #3 to a regular instructional school day (students attend school).  Monday February 17th (President’s Day) will remain a regular instructional school day… Continue Reading School Calendar Amended

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ATC Students Excel at Welding Competition

On Thursday November 7th, Rockcastle ATC senior Welding students Koty Benge, Matt Alexander, and Dustin Turner competed in the 8th Annual Central Kentucky Welding Classic in Harrodsburg. They competed against 14 other schools from across the state. The competition involves Shielded Metal Arc, Gas Metal Arc, Gas Tungsten Arc, Oxy-fuel Cutting, print reading, and layout skills.… Continue Reading ATC Students Excel at Welding Competition

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Skills USA Members Participate in Leadership Day

On Friday, November 1st, Rockcastle SkillsUSA members participated in a leadership day at Levi Jackson State Park.  The members worked on professional development activities and earned their Regional Statesman Awards. Skills USA members from the Automotive, Electricity, and Welding programs of Rockcastle Area Technology Center completed this activity to be eligible to compete in the… Continue Reading Skills USA Members Participate in Leadership Day

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Student Enrollment Form

Rockcastle County Schools has a new Student Enrollment Information form that will be used at every school in the district.  This one form will replace the many forms that have been placed in folders and sent home at the beginning of school.   Our goal is to assist families in making the beginning of school as pleasant… Continue Reading Student Enrollment Form

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Students Receive Pins for Completing Business Awards

By: Hannah McClure; FBLA Reporter

The Business Achievement Award is a Leadership Program complementing students academics while accelerating in their leadership skills. Six of the FBLA members achieved the “Future Business Award” this year. The award focuses on business skills, introduction to community service and FBLA involvement at the local level. These students had to… Continue Reading Students Receive Pins for Completing Business Awards

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Board of Education Scholarship Awarded

To honor the service of the 2013 Rockcastle County Board of Education, a $250 scholarship was awarded to a Rockcastle County High School senior based on class rank, GPA, College and Career Readiness measures, community service activities and commitment to a specific college and major field of study.

The first ever recipient of this scholarship… Continue Reading Board of Education Scholarship Awarded

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FBLA State Leadership Conference

By: Hannah McClure, Reporter

Six students advanced to FBLA State competition in Louisville, KY from the Region 6 competition.  During the EKU competition, Brad Taylor placed 1st in Business Law, Austin Brown placed 2nd in Business Math, Celine Potter and Kennedy Convery competed together to place 1st in Digital Design, and Ashley McCoy and Gabby… Continue Reading FBLA State Leadership Conference

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Rockcastle ATC Student Receives $18,000 Scholarship

On May 3rd, Rockcastle ATC Welding student Eric McCracken took part in a scholarship signing with Tulsa Welding School. Eric received an $18,000.00 scholarship for placing 1st in the state in the Welding II Competition at the State SkillsUSA Leadership Conference in April.  Eric will attend the Jacksonville, Florida campus in June and… Continue Reading Rockcastle ATC Student Receives $18,000 Scholarship

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Students Excel at SkillsUSA State Leadership Conference

On April 3rd, Curtis Miller represented Rockcastle SkillsUSA at the State Leadership Conference in Louisville.  Curtis competed in Job Demo A demonstrating the procedure for using an oxy-acetelyne torch and placed 1st in the state. Rockcastle ATC appreciates the work and dedication demonstrated by Curtis.

Rebekah Renner, Automotive Technology student at Rockcastle… Continue Reading Students Excel at SkillsUSA State Leadership Conference

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Students Excel at Kentucky Skills USA Leadership Conference

On April 2nd – 5th, twelve students and advisors Gerald Hammons and Sherman Cook attended the Kentucky Skills USA Leadership conference in Louisville. Justin Barnes competed in Job Interview. James Deaton / Industrial Motor Controls. Eric McCracken and Tommy Keating / Welding Competition. Curtis Miller / Job Demonstration. Austin Spoonamore / Talent Show. Rebekah Renner… Continue Reading Students Excel at Kentucky Skills USA Leadership Conference

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