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RTC student Anna White
Monday, January 21, 2019
Resilient student wins Transforming Lives award

Anna White is breaking her family’s cycle of addiction. She says attending RTC was one of the best decisions in her life.

RTC Board Chair Entenman
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
RTC Board Chair Entenman joins State Legislature

A former non-traditional student, RTC Board Chair Debra Entenman knows the power of community and technical colleges.

Tom Douglas instructs RTC culinary students in the kitchen
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Renowned Chef Tom Douglas wows RTC community

RTC’s culinary students cooked alongside one of the most renowned chefs in the country when Tom Douglas served as Celebrity Chef.

RTC Instructor Camille Pomeory smiling
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
RTC downtown center to offer classes and serve community

Renton Technical College will open a convenient location in downtown Renton to serve students this winter at 232 Burnett Ave.

RTC Stories

Student endures hardships to become a nurse

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

Single mom found success in computer science

Rachel Houghton says her RTC education changed her life. "My quality of life is so different."

From Basic Studies to bachelor's degree

"RTC gave me everything. It’s life-changing, not only for the individual, but for the generations," Jose said.

Computer student thrives at RTC despite tragedy

Along with her computer training, Jasmine Holman became a great teammate and leader at RTC.


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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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