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RTC faculty Elizabeth Flanagan and Marty Cooksey poses with their awards next to the emcee and Mrs. Renton winner.
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Math instructors honored for excellent teaching

Math instructors Marty Cooksey and Elizabeth (Demong) Flanagan were recognized as among the best teachers in Renton.

Thursday, April 18, 2019
Employers seek hundreds of new hires at job fair May 1

Nearly 80 employers will recruit and interview job seekers at the Renton Career Fair May 1 from 3-6 p.m. at the RTC Cafeteria.

Photo of Anna White, Ronnie Larry, and Reba Haas on stage
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Foundation raises over $100,000 for scholarships

Student success and removing financial barriers were at the core of the inspirational annual breakfast sponsored by the RTC Foundation.

Vertically split image of RTC students, All-Washington Academic Team honorees: on the left is Michael Greer; on the right is Ana Carolina de Souza Mendes
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Two students honored for their academics and service

Michael Greer and Ana Carolina de Souza Mendes were named to the All-Washington Academic Team. They'll be recognized in Olympia on March 21.

RTC Stories

Student doesn’t let his past define him anymore

Ronnie Larry talks about his journey to RTC, finding support and a future in Ford Asset Program.

Resilient student finds her place at RTC

Anna says attending RTC was one of the best decisions of her life. “There truly is a place for everybody.”

Reaching for the stars: from biotech to astro-informatics

Lee Gordon finds support at RTC: "They embrace students from all backgrounds and walks of life."

Student endures hardships to become a nurse

Kathryn Forman’s tenacity is rooted in her upbringing in Russia and a painful transition to America.


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RTC is one of the Top 10 Community Colleges in the country.

For the third straight year, The Aspen Institute named Renton Technical College one of the Top Community Colleges in the Country. 

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