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 his welding training for approximately seven months.  We congratulate Eric and his family on his monumental achievement.

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Front row L to R:  Sherman Cook, Welding Instructor, Joyce McCracken, Eric’s mother, Eric McCracken and Randall McCracken, Eric’s father.
Back row L to R:  David Pensol, RCS Superintendent, Ralph Baker, Principal RATC, Dale Winkler, KDE Associate Commissioner, Garrett Milby, Tulsa Welding School Representative.

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