Project BEAM | SCC

Project B.E.A.M. (Bringing Education and Achievement to Migrants)

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beam students in the classroom studyingProject BEAM is funded through a grant to Somerset Community College by the Office of Migrant Education, U.S. Department of Education. Instruction and other assistance is provided to aid adults in completing their GED (Certificate of High School Equivalency) and entering college.

Qualified students can receive payment for instructional time and assistance with GED testing fees. Project BEAM also provides free books and study materials along with one-on-one tutoring for students.

Who is Eligible?

  • Do you need to earn a GED?
  • Have you worked on a farm within the last two years?
  • Has your spouse or have your parents worked on a farm within the last two years?

Instruction available in English and Spanish for the following subjects:




Social Studies

Language Arts


Melissa Adams, Director
Somerset Campus
Office (606) 451-6872
Cell (606) 425-8392

Alisha Johnson, Administrative Assistant
Russell Center
Office (270) 858-6506

Seven Locations

Adair County
(606) 451-6872

Casey County
(606) 787-4732

Fayette County
(606) 451-6872

McCreary County
(606) 376-7506

Pulaski County
(606) 451-6865
(606) 451-6913
(606) 451-6872

Russell County
(270) 858-6506

Wayne County
(606) 451-6872