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RES Students Visit Area Technology Center

Fifth Graders at the Vocational School?

My fifth grade class visited the Area Vocational School on December 1, 2015.  I liked the Vocational School.  It looked like a lot of hard work but it would be something I would be interested in doing when I get into high school.  The Vocational School has a lot… Continue Reading RES Students Visit Area Technology Center

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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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Students Tour Toyota Plant

On Thursday, December 4th, Mr. Cook’s welding students and Mr. Fannin’s automotive students from Rockcastle Area Technology Center traveled to Georgetown, Kentucky.  The students toured the Toyota plant, asked questions, and learned about the day to day operations in the factory.   They ended the trip with lunch at Golden Corral. It was a great day of… Continue Reading Students Tour Toyota Plant

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Central Kentucky Welding Classic

On Thursday evening, November 20th, RATC Welding students Justin Barron, Josh Greenwell, and Toby Lawson traveled to Harrodsburg for the Central Kentucky Welding Classic.  They competed against 17 other schools from across Kentucky. The competition involved various welding, print reading, and cutting operations.  Senior Justin Barron placed 5th out of 54 students. Instructor, Sherman Cook… Continue Reading Central Kentucky Welding Classic

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Welding Students Volunteer at Elementary School

On Thursday October 2nd, Rockcastle ATC senior welding students made repairs to the bleachers at Roundstone Elementary.  The students used the GMAW-P welding process to make numerous repairs to the aluminum bleachers.  Welding instructor, Sherman Cook would like to thank Jerry Pensol and Godfather’s Pizza for donating pizza to the class for the work they… Continue Reading Welding Students Volunteer at Elementary School

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Rockcastle Area Technology Center Recognized for Career Readiness

Rockcastle Area Technology Center was recently recognized at the Kentucky Association for Career and Technical Education (KACTE) Conference for ranking in the top 10% among all Kentucky schools for the percent of students meeting Career Readiness accountability standards.  

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RATC Student Ranks Nationally at SkillsUSA Conference

Chris Abney, student at Rockcastle Area Technology Center, recently attended the 50th Annual SkillsUSA National Conference and Skills Competition held in Kansas City, MO where he ranked 19th in Industrial Motor Control.

SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit organization serving teachers, high school and college students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations,… Continue Reading RATC Student Ranks Nationally at SkillsUSA Conference

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