Tag: area technology center

RATC Students Tour Hyster-Yale Plant

Rockcastle County Area Technology toured the Hyster-Yale plant on Thursday, August 30th.  Students took a tour and explored the various jobs, while also learning about company benefits and how to apply for a job.  Some of our students were very interested in working at Hyster-Yale.  Thanks to David Coffey, Dennis Hatfield, and Phillip Doan for… Continue Reading RATC Students Tour Hyster-Yale Plant

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Hyster-Yale Donates to Automotive Technology Program

Auto Tech

Rockcastle ATC would like to thank Hyster-Yale ( formerly NACCO) for their donation of fork truck engines and transmissions to our Automotive Technology program.  New RATC Automotive instructor, Lance Baldwin will be able to use these items to enhance instruction in his program.  Hyster –Yale has been a long time partner of Rockcastle ATC employing… Continue Reading Hyster-Yale Donates to Automotive Technology Program

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Electrical Technology School Wide Project

Electricity

RATC Senior Electricity Technology students are working on a school wide project to replace all clocks in the building with new clocks that will sync with the new clock system at RCHS.  Mr. Draper’s class is applying their knowledge in a real world setting using the skills they have acquired in that program.

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EST Provides Co-op Opportunity for RATC Student

Rockcastle ATC would like to thank EST Tool and Machine in Brodhead for once again providing a valuable co-op opportunity for one of the ATC’s Senior students.  Senior, Josh Martin will co-op out of his Welding Technology class this school year and gain valuable work experience, high school credit, and a competitive wage while working… Continue Reading EST Provides Co-op Opportunity for RATC Student

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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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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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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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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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