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RATC Student Receives 1st Place Award in Industrial Motor Control

Rockcastle Area Technology Center student Chris Abney was recently awarded 1st place for his Industrial Motor Control skills at the 2014 SkillsUSA KY State Conference Partnership with IEC and Dan Endris.

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RATC Welding Contest

The Rockcastle Area Technology Center Welding Technology Program held class welding contests on Friday, May 23rd 2014 for Level 1 and Level 2 welding students.  Level 1 winners were Drew Martin (1st), Ciana Owens (2nd) and Tommy Benge (3rd).  Level 2 winners were Levi Coffey (1st), Justin Barron (2nd), and Cody Anderson (3rd).  Congratulations to… Continue Reading RATC Welding Contest

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2014 SkillsUSA KY Welding Fabrication Competition

When long time welding fabrication chairman Karl Watson found out SkillsUSA KY was going to help the Active Heroes organization, he immediately offered assistance because of the value he places on the veterans of our nation. With this in mind, he created a grill project that would serve a useful purpose and set a goal… Continue Reading 2014 SkillsUSA KY Welding Fabrication Competition

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Rockcastle County FBLA Wins Big in Louisville

By: Shawna Stoneking

The Rockcastle County FBLA Chapter traveled to the Kentucky State FBLA Conference April 14th-16th. Fourteen members traveled to Louisville, Kentucky to further our chapter. Ten members competed and five of those came home with trophies.

Brittany Carpenter and Ashley Fletcher placed 5th in Business Plan. Alexis King placed 4th in Health Care… Continue Reading Rockcastle County FBLA Wins Big in Louisville

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Welding Students Tour Manufacturing Facility

Rockcastle County ATC would like to express their gratitude to NACCO Materials Handling Group for hosting a plant tour on April 28th.  Thirty-nine welding students, Ralph Baker (Principal), and Sherman Cook (Instructor) were given an extensive tour of the facility which produces high quality lift trucks.  The tour was led by NACCO employees Ken Holt… Continue Reading Welding Students Tour Manufacturing Facility

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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:

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    NACCO Donates $500 to RATC Welding Program

    The Rockcastle County ATC Welding Technology program would like to thank NACCO Materials Handling Group of Berea for a recent donation to the program.  NACCO generously donated $500.00 to be used for the purchase of much needed welding supplies. Pictured is the Senior welding class and representatives from NACCO: Daniel Boone (far left), Charlie Gruen… Continue Reading NACCO Donates $500 to RATC Welding Program

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    SkillsUSA Students Excel at Southeast Region Competition

    On Friday, March 14th, 36 Rockcastle SkillsUSA members traveled to Bell County Area Technology Center to compete in the Southeast Region competitions. Those attending competed in various hard and soft skill competitions. The results are as follows: (All 1st place winners will have the opportunity to attend the State SkillsUSA competitions in April in Louisville)

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    Capital City Welding Classic

    On Friday, February 14th, Andrew Burton, Jordan Hemsley, Koty Benge, and  welding instructor Sherman Cook attended the Capital City Welding Classic in Frankfort.  The students performed welds using the SMAW,GMAW, and Oxy-fuel processes.  Jordan Hemsley received 4th place individual, and they received 4th place team.  Congratulations to the Rockcastle ATC Senior Welding Team.

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    RATC Welding Students Represent Kentucky Career & Technical Education in Louisville

    Rockcastle Area Technology Center students Koty Benge, Bryan King and Kayla Lovell were selected to represent all Kentucky and Indiana career and technical education welding programs. Twelve programs from across the two states came together to showcase projects, certifications, credentials, skills and leadership in the SkillsUSA program. They presented in front of The Louisville Mayor,… Continue Reading RATC Welding Students Represent Kentucky Career & Technical Education in Louisville

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