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Activities & Organizations

There are many student groups at BSCTC. These groups range from extracurricular activity groups to honor societies. BSCTC Clubs and Organizations must follow guidelines outlined in the Student Code of Conduct and comply with KCTCS Business Procedures.

Any student organization which wishes to use BSCTC facilities or to solicit thereon must be registered through the office of student activities.

Student Clubs and Organizations

The Academic Team is a part of the Kentucky Collegiate Quick Recall League and participates in several academic meets every year hosted by member schools.  The team competes against other colleges and universities from across the state to showcase our student’s academic prowess and represent the college in quick recall question matches.  Regular practice, meets and other events encourage and support student team members throughout their academic career here at BSCTC.

For more information, you may contact:

Josh Thacker 
(606) 218-1208

The Baptist Campus Ministry is a non- denominational, voluntary, and student-led organization that meets weekly through the Fall and Spring semesters. Meetings may include a short devotional fellowship, bible study, and reports from BSU member club activities. All students, faculty, and staff are welcome.

For more information, you may contact:

Jenifer Biddle

The Karate Club promotes health and wellness; Promotes a greater sense of self confidence ; live in greater connection with your body; provides a group of likeminded individuals who will encourage you to succeed; fun learning environment; meet new people; practice the art of Shaolin-Do; Events – Karate Competitions, Barbeques, and club fund raisers; Learn self-defense and learn weaponry.

For more information, contact:

Charles Moore 

Tristin Vinson  
(606) 218-1200

The Multicultural Student Organization (MSO) is dedicated to celebrating the beauty of culture and diversity within a world of disappearing borders by engaging students in activities which embrace various cultural aspects of the student population, the community, and the world. The MSO encourages educational awareness among all people, not only by encouraging students to learn about cultural aspects of other people they may encounter, but also by encouraging students to embrace and share their own cultures. MSO provides community service projects each semester and MSO raises money for books and scholarships.

For more information, contact:

Tina Terry – Advisor 

Jennifer Little - Co advisor
(606) 889-4736

The Christian Student Union (CSU) is a non-denominational organization that meets twice a month on the Pikeville and Mayo Campuses of BSCTC. All students, faculty and staff are welcome.

For more information, contact:

Charles Moore
(606) 218-1244,

Lisa Redmiles 
(606) 218-1255

The Criminal Justice Club is composed of criminal justice students whose main goal is service to their fellow students. The club is service oriented and has regular fundraisers to raise money for an annual college scholarship for a deserving criminal justice student.

The amount of the scholarship is $ 1,000.00 and the criteria demonstrates financial need and academic program.

For more Information, contact:

Les Varney
(606) 886-3863

Academic Organizations

Kentucky Association of Nursing Students is a pre-professional organization for pre-nursing and nursing students enrolled in Kentucky accredited diploma, associate, and baccalaureate degree programs. KANS is a constituent member of the National Student Nurses Association (NSNA).



Teddie Ratliff
(606) 889-4741

Kimberly Connors 
(606) 886-7367

Alpha Nu Zeta Chapter

Phi Theta Kappa is an honor society for two-year colleges. To become a member, a student must maintain a 3.5 grade point average and complete a minimum of twelve hours in associates degree course work. There are many benefits of becoming a member, including a chance to help people in your college and community, as well as exclusive scholarship opportunities. Contact one of our officers or our chapter advisors for more information on the Alpha Nu Zeta Chapter at Big Sandy Community and Technical College.


Contact Information

Dr. Kathryn Miller
Prestonsburg Campus, Pike Bldg,Rm 204
(606) 218-1259

Mark Wells
Prestonsburg Campus, Pike Bldg, Rm 215E
(606) 788-2830

Diana Pack
(606) 788-2856

The purpose of the student government is to provide a channel of communication whereby students can express themselves and make their views known to fellow students, faculty, and administration. The student government assists in sponsoring and regulating student activities and encourages the active participation of students in these activities.

It is concerned with student involvement in all aspects of college life along with an appreciation of the privileges and responsibilities of being a college student. Members of the student government are elected representatives of the student body.

For More Information, Contact

Brandie Davis - Advisor 

Hubi Smith  
(606) 889-4748

Skills USA empowers its members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens. Skills USA improves the quality of America’s skilled workforce through a structured program of citizenship, leadership, employability, technical and professional skills training. Skills USA enhances the lives and careers of students, instructors and industry representatives as they strive to be champions at work.

For more information, contact

Jimmy Mcclure
(606) 789-8240

Charles Vanhoose 
(606) 789-2888


Eligible organizations must have a focus on, or include these categories:

  • Honor, Leadership, Recognition Societies, Divisional Organization & Professional Fraternities;
  • Political Organizations; Governmental Organizations, Specialty Organizations (religious, athletic, military, etc.);
  • Social Sororities and Fraternities.


Membership is limited to students, faculty and staff of BSCTC, except Honor, Leadership and Recognition Societies, which include other persons as provided by their national constitutions.
Every organization shall have a college advisor.

Application Process

  1. Submit petition by person or(s) desiring registration.
  2. Provide a copy of the constitution or policy and procedures.
  3. Provide a statement of non discrimination ( EEOC statement)
  4. Complete the Application for Registration of Student Organization

Approval Process

  1. The Office of Student Activities or designee will review all documents submitted.
  2. The Student Government Association of BSCTC will also review all documents and vote for approval of the group.
  3. The Office of Student Activities or designee will submit a correspondence of approval accompanied by the Business Procedures Manual and KCTCS Code of Student Conduct.
  4. The Office of Student Activities and advisor(s) will attend the organizational meeting of the group to review applicable Business Procedures Manual.