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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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CTE Newsletter – Winter Edition

The Winter Edition of the Career & Technical Education Newsletter contains several articles about partnerships among secondary CTE programs, the Kentucky Community & Technical College System, local government agencies, and Kentucky businesses.  Also included is an article about the Central Kentucky Welding Classic, which highlights students from Rockcastle Area Technology Center.  Click here to view… Continue Reading CTE Newsletter – Winter Edition

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