FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2015
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
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FAIRFIELD COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS
High school students from Fairfield County, CT, have received scholarships to attend Berkeley College. Each year, these scholarships are awarded to high school seniors who demonstrate a high level of achievement. The scholarships are renewable, based on the recipient’s cumulative grade point average at the end of each academic year and continued enrollment as a full-time student.
“These students have demonstrated their ability and desire to further their achievements by pursuing a college degree,” said Dario A. Cortes, PhD, President of Berkeley College. “They deserve these scholarships, which can go a long way in helping the next generation of students access a well-rounded, career-focused education.”
The following students from Fairfield County have received scholarships to attend Berkeley College:
- Anggie Arbelaez of Norwalk, Norwalk High School
- Ashley Castellano of Norwalk, Academy of Information Technology & Engineering
- Nicole Connolly of Sandy Hook, Newtown High School
- Jared Duhaime of Shelton, Shelton High School
- Diana Escobar of Norwalk, Norwalk High School
- Destiny Garcia of Bridgeport, Bullard-Havens Technical High School
- Brianna Marucci of Bethel, Henry Abbott Technical High School
- Tera-Je McLennon of Stratford, Stratford High School
- Essence Moody of Bridgeport, Bullard-Havens Technical High School
- Maritza Pacheco of Bridgeport, Bassick High School
- Nashae Pharr of Bridgeport, Bullard-Havens Technical High School
- Jennifer Schaller of Ridgefield, Ridgefield High School
- Demetrica Williams of Norwalk, Norwalk High School
Berkeley College provides traditional and online degree options and blended learning opportunities to prepare students for careers in some of today’s most in-demand professions. The College was recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the Best Colleges in the 2014 and 2015 Online Bachelor Degree category rankings. Students at Berkeley College benefit from a supportive, flexible, diverse learning environment that connects them with workplace experiences in their areas of study and pathways to dynamic careers.
A leader in providing career-focused education since 1931, Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and enrolls approximately 8,000 students – including more than 900 international students – in its Baccalaureate and Associate degree and Certificate programs. The College has three New York locations – Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. In New Jersey there are six locations – Woodland Park, Paramus, Woodbridge, Newark, Clifton and Dover. Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. Programs are offered in more than 20 career fields in the Larry L. Luing School of Business, the School of Professional Studies, the School of Health Studies, and the School of Liberal Arts. The website address is www.BerkeleyCollege.edu.
Photo Caption A (L to R): Mariel Rosario, Berkeley College Associate, High School Admissions, Midtown Manhattan; high school senior Essence Moody of Bridgeport; and Melisa Chavez, Berkeley College Associate, High School Admissions, Midtown Manhattan. Ms. Moody received a scholarship to attend Berkeley College.
Photo Caption B: Ted Havelka, Berkeley College Campus Operating Officer, White Plains (second from left); and (L to R) high school seniors Jennifer Schaller of Ridgefield, Destiny Garcia of Bridgeport, Jared Duhaime of Shelton and Tera-Je McLennon of Stratford. The students received scholarships to attend Berkeley College.
Photo Caption C (L to R): Ted Havelka, Berkeley College Campus Operating Officer, White Plains (second from left), and high school seniors Demetrica Williams, Diana Escobar and Ashley Castellano, all of Norwalk. The students received scholarships to attend Berkeley College.
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