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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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FBLA Members Attend State Competition in Louisville

On Monday, April 18th members of Rockcastle Chapter, Future Business Leaders of America traveled to state competition at the Galt House in Louisville for three days. Seven members attended, Brad Taylor, Aaron McNabb, Zach Loudermilk, Austin Mills, Destiny Osborne, Kayla Horn and Kristen Day. Kayla Horn and Rebekah Hurley received the prestigious Leader Award which… Continue Reading FBLA Members Attend State Competition in Louisville

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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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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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Life Is Cool Program Teaches 4th and 5th Graders Healthy Lifestyle Choices

The Donate Life Kentucky State Team was in Rockcastle County earlier this month to present the “Life is Cool” program to all Rockcastle County students in the 4th and 5th grades.   A special thank you to Diana Thacker, KODA Client Services Coordinator who has worked with these events across Kentucky, she was instrumental in working… Continue Reading Life Is Cool Program Teaches 4th and 5th Graders Healthy Lifestyle Choices

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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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Rockcastle ATC Ranks #1 in 2015 Work Keys Results

ACT’s National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) is a portable credential that demonstrates achievement and a certain level of workplace employability skills in Applied Mathematics, Locating Information, and Reading for Information.  Work Keys assessments measure “real world” skills that employers believe are critical to job success. Test questions are based on situations in the everyday work… Continue Reading Rockcastle ATC Ranks #1 in 2015 Work Keys Results

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RATC Students Excel at 13th Region Leadership Competition

On Thursday, March 24th, 32 members and 3 advisors from Rockcastle County ATC Skills USA Club attended the 13th Region Leadership Competition in Bell County. The 32 attending members competed in various leadership and skill competitions.  The club brought home eleven 1st place awards, six 2nd place, and five 3rd place awards. Automotive Tech Level… Continue Reading RATC Students Excel at 13th Region Leadership Competition

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Capital City Welding Classic

On January 15th, Rockcastle ATC Welding students Tyler Langford, Ryan Moore, and Justin Barron traveled to Frankfort to compete in the Capital City Welding Classic.  They utilized a variety of welding, cutting, and print reading skills to complete a contest project.  Justin Barron placed 5th individual and the team placed 3rd overall.  Welding instructor Sherman… Continue Reading Capital City Welding Classic

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RATC Students Earn Career Ready Industry Certifications

Nine Rockcastle Area Technology Center student enrolled in the Medicaid Nurse Aide class traveled to Lexington KY on Dec 4th to take their state exam. Congratulations to all nine students for passing their certification exam. This certification is required of all students who want to enroll in an LPN or RN program. Those students are… Continue Reading RATC Students Earn Career Ready Industry Certifications

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