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ROC Opens Its Doors to Industry Leaders

ROC recently hosted 30 community members for the KHSD’s annual Principal Partners Day event. Industry partners and postsecondary partners got a chance to learn about all of the opportunities provided to ROC students that will help to prepare them to be successful on their career path.
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ROC Student Reps in D.C.

The Kern High ROC SkillsUSA Chapter representatives Eric Gonzalez and Brian Andriano joined other SkillsUSA California State Officer team members at this year’s Washington Leadership Training Institute (WLTI) in Washington D.C. in late-September.
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ROCking it at the Fair!

Kalah Kohfield-Stout with the Kern High ROC FFA chapter showed her two lambs, Petal and Felix in this year's Kern County Fair. During the Suffolk Market Show Kalah placed 2nd in both her classes and qualified to compete in the final drive for Champion Suffolk. Congratulations Kalah!
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ROC Vet Tech Students Save a Life

One of the tenants of the ROC is to put students in real world situations that allow them to learn the skills that will help them develop into young professionals. Recently the students in the Vet Tech program with the guidance of their two instructors, Dr. Hudek and Ms. Rogers, had an opportunity to put that practice into play.
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Welcome to ROC

ROC is excited to welcome our 2018 - 2019 student body. We are a unique school dedicated to helping students transition to both college and career. Below is the link to our Welcome Newsletter that was also mailed to enrolled students' homes.
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ROC Students Take Top Prize in Nation

Recently the Regional Occupational Center (ROC) had seven students qualify for national competitions through the SkillsUSA organization. SkillsUSA is a national students leadership organization focused on closing the skills gap in the American workforce.
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Having just earned his certificate from ROC's Pharmacy Tech program, Luis Pineda was ready for the next STEM challenge. He was one of the 10% of applicants to be selected to participate in this year's 'REVS UP' summer program at CSUB.
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ROC Expansion Groundbreaking Ceremony

Next year will be a busy one for ROC! In addition to building a new campus in SW Bakersfield, the original campus will be expanded. New programs slated to open during the 2019-2020 school year include Construction, Cosmetology, and Culinary Arts. Auto Tech and Vet Tech will also see their program areas updated.
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ROC Announces 2018 Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to the 7 high school seniors who were selected for the 2018 ROC scholarship so they are better able to further their college career. Here is a brief look into each of their plans after they walk the stage next week ...
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