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TRIO Student Support Services

Are you a college student? Unsure about what it takes to be successful? Do you need assistance in improving your study skills or test taking skills? TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) can help.

The program's mission is to help students improve their academic skills. SSS provides a comprehensive range of services that can help you be successful. It is designed to help students stay in school until they graduate and/or transfer to a four-year institution.

Why Apply?

We provide a personal safety net beginning your first year of college through graduation. You will learn to build upon your academic strengths and improve your weaknesses. You will gain access to services and opportunities only available to SSS students when you become a participant.


  • College Survival Skills
  • Financial Literacy
  • Healthy Living
  • Study Skills
  • Stress Management
  • Time Management
  • And more!

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for Student Support Services an applicant must be a U. S. citizen or permanent resident and meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • meet low income standards set by the federal government
  • be a first generation college students (neither parent has earned a bachelor s degree)
  • have a documented disability
  • have an academic need for services

All services are provided at no cost to participants.


Bluegrass Community & Technical College (BCTC) Student Support Services (SSS) is committed to preparing our student participants for a successful college experience through a program of engaging academic and career exploration, personalized coaching and advising, financial literacy, and enriching cultural exposure.  


BCTC SSS's vision is to inspire and to empower student participants to reach their full potential, positively impacting their families and communities.


Education... We value instilling knowledge, competence, and a love for learning through different ideas, new experiences, creative and critical thinking, and personal interaction.

Growth...  We value the empowerment and personal development that result from challenging ourselves and from capitalizing on opportunities for creativity and adventure.  
Integrity... We value doing the right thing by being transparent, ethical, honest and fair.

Relationships... We value creating and fostering connections through collaboration, cooperation and team-building.
Respect...  We value the innate worth of each person.  All people are accepted, welcomed, and recognized as enhancements to our community.

Responsibility... We value thoughtful stewardship, taking personal responsibility of our actions, and integrity by upholding commitments and obligations. 

Choose Your Location


Now Accepting Applications!

How to Apply...To see if you meet the criteria to qualify for the comprehensive services of the SSS program, please complete the application and return to the following location:

Student Support Services (SSS)
Danville Campus
59 Corporate Drive
Suite 104B
Danville, KY 40422

Contact Information:

Phone: 859.246.6884
Fax: 859.239.6931

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Now Accepting Applications

Complete the required application and return it to:

Bluegrass Community and Technical College
Student Support Services
102 AT Building
470 Cooper Drive
Lexington, KY 40506-0235


Bluegrass Community and Technical College
Student Support Services
103 Classroom Building
500 Newtown Pike
Lexington, KY 40508-1207

Contact Information


Phone: (859)246-6778

Rebecca Lorenzo, Administrative Assistant


Shawn Stokes, Director

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Marissa Smith, Educational Advisor

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Brandon Turnley, Educational Advisor

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