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Electricity Students Visit Safety Training Day

On April 28th 2016, 33 students from the RATC Electrical Technology Program had the opportunity to visit the Jackson Energy Cooperative Safety Training Day. The annual event, often referred to as the Lineman’s Rodeo, was held at the Jackson Energy Farm & Training Facilities. Students observed Jackson Energy Line personnel and People’s RTCC Line personnel… Continue Reading Electricity Students Visit Safety Training Day

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RATC Electricity Student Creates Custom “Rock” Sign

Adam McKinney, senior Electricity student at Rockcastle Area Technology Center, designed and completed an awesome project this year in his Level 3 Electricity class. Adam used recycled materials (including barn lumber and a panel from a broken dishwasher) to create a lighted “Rock” sign which is now on display in the RATC Electricity Lab. During… Continue Reading RATC Electricity Student Creates Custom “Rock” Sign

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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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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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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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National SkillsUSA Leadership Conference

Three Rockcastle County Area Technology Center students recently attended the National SkillsUSA Leadership Conference held in Louisville Kentucky.  State officer Hailey Harper assisted in set-up on June 19th.  Curtis Miller and Christian Sagraves attended on June 22nd.  While there, Curtis Miller competed in Job Demo “A” and Christian Sagraves competed in Action Skills.  Curtis Miller placed 7th… Continue Reading National SkillsUSA Leadership Conference

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RATC Students Excel at State SkillsUSA Competition

Fourteen SkillsUSA regional winners, and advisor Sherman Cook, traveled to the State SkillsUSA competitions in Louisville on April 16-19th.  Students stayed at the Galt House Hotel and competed in leadership, technical, and soft skills events. All fourteen students earned their Kentucky Statesman awards.  Also, ten students brought home medals as contests winners:

  • Chris Abney –… Continue Reading RATC Students Excel at State SkillsUSA Competition
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    Rockcastle FBLA Places at Region 6 Conference

    By: Meghin Helton

    The students pictured below were just six of 25 FBLA members who competed at the FBLA Region 6 Conference, on March 8, 2013 at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Kentucky. Rockcastle FBLA competed in 18 events, either as an individual or as a team. These events allowed members to demonstrate their leadership… Continue Reading Rockcastle FBLA Places at Region 6 Conference

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    ATC Students Attend Fall SkillsUSA Leadership Event

    On November, 16th 2012, thirty Rockcastle County ATC students attended the fall SkillsUSA leadership event at Levi Jackson state park. The students learned leadership skills in order to receive their statesmen’s pen that would allow them to compete at the regional level. Dianna Rowand, regional director for SkillsUSA, awarded all students their statesmen’s pen. The… Continue Reading ATC Students Attend Fall SkillsUSA Leadership Event

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