Bergen County High School Seniors Awarded Berkeley College Scholarships

 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2016
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
973-278-5400, ext. 1-5122
igl@BerkeleyCollege.edu
 

BERGEN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS
AWARDED BERKELEY COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS

 

High school students from Bergen County, NJ, 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.

“We congratulate these students who have demonstrated their ability and desire to further their achievements by pursuing a college degree with a career focus,” said Michael Smith, President of Berkeley College. “These scholarships will help them succeed.”

The following students have received scholarships to attend Berkeley College:

- Cristian Alarcon of Bergenfield, Bergenfield High School
- Jose Alcantara of Woodridge, Hasbrouck Heights High School
- Anthony Argueta of Cliffside Park, Cliffside Park High School
- J-Sie Cayanan of Little Ferry, Ridgefield Park Junior-Senior High School
- Giuseppe Eslava of Tenafly, Palisades Park Junior/Senior High School
- Natalie Grant of Hackensack, Hackensack High School
- Brian Gutierrez of Little Ferry, Ridgefield Park Junior-Senior High School
- Begum Hekimoglu of Carlstadt, Henry P. Becton Regional High School
- Matthew Hernandez of Hackensack, Hackensack High School
- Taylor Heuer of Fair Lawn, Fair Lawn High School
- Kimberly Kasley of Rutherford, Rutherford High School
- Raymond Kassas of Paramus, Paramus High School
- Annie Khan of Bergenfield, Bergenfield High School
- Joseph Kruk of Wallington, Wallington High School
- Sandra Martinez of Lyndhurst, Lyndhurst High School
- Conor McDonnell of Bogota, Bogota High School
- Ernesto Mendez of Lyndhurst, Lyndhurst High School
- Aliaa Metawee of Fairview, Union City High School
- Miguel Montesino of Lodi, Lodi High School
- Chris Pedraza of Garfield, Garfield High School
- Joseph Pepin of Garfield, Garfield High School
- Odalys Perea Isidoro of Lyndhurst, Lyndhurst High School
- Nancy Perez of Fairview, Cliffside Park High School
- Melissa Ramirez of Bogota, Bogota High School
- Hakeem Reardon of Lodi, Lodi High School
- Edward Redfield of Old Tappan, Northern Valley High School
- Alyssa Rose of Ramsey, Immaculate Heart Academy
- Dennis Taras of Lyndhurst, Lyndhurst High School
- Michael Taveras of Ridgefield Park, Ridgefield Park Junior-Senior High School
- Petar Trajkovski of Garfield, Garfield High School
- Carlos Valdivia of Maywood, Hackensack High School

A leader in providing career-focused education since 1931, Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and enrolls approximately 8,300 students – including more than 700 international students – in its Baccalaureate and Associate degree and Certificate programs. Students can study in more than 20 career fields. Berkeley College is comprised of the Larry L. Luing School of Business, the School of Professional Studies, the School of Health Studies, and the School of Liberal Arts. The School of Graduate Studies offers a Master of Business Administration degree in Management online and in Woodland Park, NJ.

Berkeley College has six New Jersey locations – Clifton, Dover, Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park. In New York there are three locations – Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. In January 2016, U.S. News & World Report named Berkeley College one of the Best Colleges for Online Bachelor’s Degrees for the third consecutive year. The website address iswww.BerkeleyCollege.edu.  

 

Photo Caption A (L to R): (Standing) Angela Occidentale and Denise Prieto, both Berkeley College Admissions Associates; Matthew Hernandez of Hackensack; Alyssa Rose of Ramsey; Edward Redfield of Old Tappan; Sandra Martinez, Odalys Perea Isidoro and Dennis Taras, all of Lyndhurst; and Christian Alarcon of Bergenfield. Seated: Chris Pedraza of Garfield; Natalie Grant of Hackensack; J-Sie Cayanan of Little Ferry; Keely Portillo of New City, NY, Joseph Kruk of Wallington; and Hakeem Reardon of Lodi. The students received scholarships to attend Berkeley College.

Photo Caption B (L to R): Student Nancy Perez of Fairview, a senior at Cliffside Park High School, and Luan Ximines, Berkeley College Associate, High School Admissions, Midtown Manhattan. Ms. Perez received a scholarship to attend Berkeley College.

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