The Career & Technical Education Program

Rockingham County Schools

511 Harrington Hwy. Eden NC 27288


RockATOP Career Center RCC Reset_Rockingham NCDPI RockATOP

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January 28, 2017

RCHS Upcycle RCHS Upcycle

RCHS students were introduced to the idea of upcycling by Ms. Gwenn Lance in their Apparel I class. Upcycling, also known as creative reuse, is the process of transforming by-products, waste materials, useless, or unwanted products into new materials or products of better quality or for better environmental value (source: Wikipedia).

October 8, 2016


Ms. Lance's Apparel Design I class is off to a great start as evidenced by the picture above. Ms. Lance's students created patchwork potholders. Her Apparel Design students did everything from design work to pattern making, cutting and sewing. Really nice work!

September 23, 2016


Ms. Broadnax's Foods I students recently presented information regarding the importance of safe food preparation in order to avoid serious illness. Ms. Bropadnax's students worked in groups to create posters and PowerPoint presentations that detailed some of the common causes of food poisoning

June 5, 2016


CAD in Interior Design: The students in Ms. Melia Cardwell's Interior Design II class at Dalton McMichael High are gaining valuable experience in computer aided design with excellent results. The students rendered interior and exterior views of thier designs in a computer aided design program. The students worked in teams to design a plans for a local business. Students also utilized the CAD program to design their dream homes. The ability to model ideas within a CAD program is a skill crucial to success in engineering, architecture, graphic design, landscape design, and product desing as well as interior design. Thanks to Emily, Corey, Dillon, Katelyn and Brianna for sharing their designs. Click here for a few images of their plans: DMHS Interior CAD Drawings

April 8, 2016


Chef Jeff Harris from Johnson & Wales University visited Ms. Holland's Foods Classes at Morehead High School. Pictured above are Chef Harris demonstrating making Spring Rolls and Missie Reed from The Art Institute's International Culinary School demonstrating making Sushi. Thanks to Chef Harris and Ms. Reed for doing sucha fantastic job telling our students about their culinary schools the other degrees they offer. Check out the programs at Johnson & Wales here: Johnson & Wales Programs and the Culinary School at the Art Institute here:Art Institute Programs

Ms. Patterson-Bryant works with a student in her Apparel Class at RCHS.