Next week, Newport Area Career and Tech student Chris Kamps will head to Louisville, Kentucky to compete in the 51st annual SkillsUSA National Championship where he will represent Rhode Island in the Technical Computer Applications contest.
The Volvo Ocean Race fleet has sailed away, leaving in its wake thousands of local youth with fresh exposure to the excitement of boating. A new boatbuilding program that launches this summer in Newport will give those young people who want to further their interest an opportunity to explore the marine trades as a potential career path.
The Newport Area Career and Technical Center (NACTC) kicks-off an informational campaign designed to inform the public about the different types of educational opportunities that are available to high school students and highlight the fact that all students in Newport and the surrounding districts have the right to attend NACTC at no additional cost to families.
The Rogers High School Robotics Team takes top honors in both divisions of the 5th annual SeaPerch Undersea Robotics Derby on Saturday, 31 January 2015. Rogers Robotics entered two teams, Team Thor for the Open Division, and The Pink Panthers for the Stock Division. Both Teams won Overall Champion in their divisions. The competition was fierce, and the Open Division title finish was a sudden death tiebreaker. Team Thor rallied and came away victorious, winning 1st Place Overall in the advanced division.