Bergen County High School Seniors Awarded Berkeley College Scholarships

FRIDAY, MARCH 31, 2017
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
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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 are very proud of the achievements of these high school students,” said Michael J. Smith, President of Berkeley College. “Supported by their families and schools, they have taken the first important steps on the path toward success. We are counting on these students to make the most of every opportunity to advance their futures through higher education.”


The following students have received scholarships to attend Berkeley College:


--Monyck Ribeiro Farias of Little Ferry, Ridgefield Park Junior-Senior High School

--Angelica Flores of Fairview, Cliffside Park High School

--Tiffany Garcia of Fairview, Cliffside Park High School

--Zahara Jaafar of Fort Lee, Fort Lee High School

--Christina Pedoto of Fairview, Bergen County Technical High School

--Saad Quraishi of Fort Lee, Fort Lee High School

--Jocelyn Salgado of Fairview, Cliffside Park High School

--Tymnasia Swain of Bogota, River Dell Regional High School

--Rama Tutari of Edgewater, Sage Day School

--Edgar David Reyes Paredes of Hackensack, Hackensack High School

--Dylan Vazquez of Hackensack, Hackensack High School

--Jordan Vazaquez of Bogota, Bogota High School


Berkeley College

Photo Caption (L to R): Dylan Vazquez of Hackensack; Edgar David Reyes Paredes of Hackensack; Christina Pedoto of Fairview; Steven Guerra of Garfield; Monyck Ribeiro Farias of Little Ferry; Tymnasia Swain of Bogota; and Tammy Vaughn, Director, High School Admissions, Berkeley College in Paramus. The students have received scholarships to attend Berkeley College.


A leader in providing career-focused education since 1931, Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and enrolls more than 8,000 students – including more than 550 international students – in its Master’s, Bachelor’s and Associate’s 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 an MBA in Management online and in Woodland Park, NJ.


Berkeley College has five New Jersey campuses – Dover, Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park. In New York there are three campuses – Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. For four consecutive years, U.S. News & World Report has named Berkeley College among the Best Colleges for Online Bachelor’s Programs and among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans. The website address is


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