Tag: welding

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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ATC Students Tour Toyotetsu America Inc.

On Friday September 29th, senior automotive, welding, and electricity students from Rockcastle ATC participated in an industry tour of Toyotetsu America Inc. (TTAI).  35 students along with instructors Ken Fannin, Jeff Draper, and Curtis Burton toured the facility that manufacturers numerous body components for the Toyota Camry assembled in Georgetown.  The tour was a collaboration… Continue Reading ATC Students Tour Toyotetsu America Inc.

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Hyster-Yale Hosts Rockcastle ATC Students

On December 14th, Hyster-Yale Manufacturing hosted Rockcastle ATC senior and junior welding students on an interesting and informative plant tour.  Hyster-Yale employees Ken Holt and Dennis Hatfield provided valuable information about their company’s philosophy and needs.  Rockcastle ATC welding instructor Curtis Burton and principal Sherman Cook were impressed by the quality of the fork trucks… Continue Reading Hyster-Yale Hosts Rockcastle ATC Students

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RATC Project Based Learning Showcase

The faculty and staff of the Rockcastle Area Technology Center would like to extend an invitation to visit our facility from 3:30 to 6:30pm Tuesday, October 11th.  In addition to the RCHS/RATC parent teacher conference, we will be hosting a Project Based Learning Showcase.  Students in our Automotive, Business Education, Electricity, Health Science, and Welding… Continue Reading RATC Project Based Learning Showcase

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Students Fabricate Swing Frame for Elementary School

Rockcastle ATC Welding Technology students recently fabricated a swing frame for Mount Vernon Elementary. The frame will be used with a wheelchair accessible swing. Building the swing frame involved print design, measuring, geometry, and various welding and cutting techniques.

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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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RATC Students Compete in Skills USA Southeast Region Welding Tournament

On March 2nd, six Rockcastle ATC Welding students travelled to Clay County ATC to compete in the annual Skills USA Southeast Region welding tournament.  Juniors Jarod Robinson, Jacob Wade, and Destiny Peters competed in Level 1.  Seniors Curtis Miller, Hailey Harper, and Josh Greenwell competed in Level 2.  The results will be announced during the… Continue Reading RATC Students Compete in Skills USA Southeast Region Welding Tournament

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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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Hailey Harper Attends Washington Leadership Training

Rockcastle ATC Senior Welding student Hailey Harper recently attended the Washington Leadership Training Institute, in Washington D.C.  WLTI is a training facility for SkillsUSA state officers and school chapter leaders. While in D.C., Hailey toured numerous memorials, attended various training sessions about leadership, and made visits to our Congressional representatives where she conferenced with them… Continue Reading Hailey Harper Attends Washington Leadership Training

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NACCO Donates $500 to Welding Program

The Rockcastle ATC Welding Technology Program would like to extend a sincere thank you to NACCO Materials Handling Group in Berea.  Last week NACCO graciously hosted a facility tour attended by 39 welding students.  While there, Ken Holt presented the welding program with a check for $500. This check will be used to purchase supplies… Continue Reading NACCO Donates $500 to Welding Program

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