Upward Bound Math and Science

Beginning in 1999, Berea College has been home to a federal TRIO Upward Bound Math and Science program. The Berea College Upward Bound Carter G. Woodson Math and Science Institute provides high quality college preparatory experiences for students from 9th-12th grades with an aptitude for math and science. The goal of this program is to increase the rate at which participants graduate high school and enroll in and graduate from colleges and universities.

Upward Bound Math and Science focuses on low-income and first-generation students in Berea Community High School, Estill County High School, Jackson County High School, Lee County High School, Madison Central High School, Madison Southern High School, and Rockcastle County High School. The program serves 60 students per year. Services provided include intensive academic summer programs at Berea College, college visits, cultural field trips, ACT preparation, and financial aid and college application assistance.

The Berea College TRiO Program Upward Bound Math & Science is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all eligible children free of charge. (To be eligible to receive free meals children must meet the income guidelines for reduced-price meals in the National School Lunch Program. The income guidelines for reduced- priced meals by family size are listed on the next page.) Children who are part of households that receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly foods stamps) benefits, or benefits under the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR), or Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) are automatically eligible to receive free meals.
Acceptance and participation requirements for the Program and all activities are the same for all regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Meals will be provided at the sites and times as follows:
Site Name & Address Begin Date End Date Estimated
Number To
Be Served
Meal Time
Meal Time Ends
Berea CollegeOne Scatfold
Cane Rd.
Berea, KY
June 10, 2013 July 18, 2013 63 B- 7:15 AML- 11:45 AMD- 5:00 PM B- 8:30 AML- 1:00 PMD- 6:00 PM
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