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ATC Students Tour Wolf Creek Dam

Wolf Creek Dam

On December 11th students from the Electrical Technology class and Automotive class had the opportunity to tour the Wolf Creek Dam in Jamestown, KY. Students got to go all the way to the river bed level of the dam and see the generator producing power. We also made a short visit to the national fish… Continue Reading ATC Students Tour Wolf Creek Dam

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Conduit Bender Demonstrated to Electrical Technology Students

Conduit

On January the 10th, Justin Spears from M and L Electric brought an electric conduit bender and donated his time and material to demonstrate some real life conduit bending for the students. We want to say a special thank you to M and L Electric of Bowling Green, KY.

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HOSA Week is November 4-10

HOSA Week

HOSA is a career and technical student organization for high school, postsecondary, and middle school students who plan to pursue a health career. HOSA is a pipeline for future health professionals that provides a strong foundation for preparing tomorrow’s health care professionals through skill development, leadership opportunities, and community service. In recognition of HOSA week,… Continue Reading HOSA Week is November 4-10

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ATC Students Earn OSHA10 Certification

osha

Senior students from Rockcastle ATC’s Automotive, Electricity, and Welding programs recently received their OSHA10 safety certification cards. OSHA10 certified Electricity instructor, Jeff Draper, held the ten hour class covering numerous aspects of safety, and administered the required assessment to all students present for the entire class.  This safety certification is recognized nationally.  Congratulations to all… Continue Reading ATC Students Earn OSHA10 Certification

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HOSA Members Attend Leadership Conference

hosa leadership

HOSA Future Health Professionals is an international student organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Health Science Education (HSE) Division of ACTE. HOSA’s two-fold mission is to promote career opportunities in the health care industry and to enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people.

The mission of HOSA is to enhance the delivery… Continue Reading HOSA Members Attend Leadership Conference

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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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