Bergen County Students Recognized for Academic Achievement at Berkeley College

Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
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Students from Bergen County, NJ, have been named to the President’s and Dean’s Lists at Berkeley College for the fall 2017 semester.


“I am proud of our students and their academic accomplishments,” said Michael J. Smith, President of Berkeley College. “Their work ethic and talent will serve them well as they prepare to graduate and progress toward their future successes.” 


The following students from Bergen County have been recognized:


President’s List

- Christopher Galeano of Little Ferry

- Tiffany Garcia of Fairview

- Tami Goldenberg of Bogota

- Aliaa Metawee of Fairview

- Omair Mohammad of South Hackensack

- Yawen Mu Leyva of Palisades Park

- Alba Pagan of Cliffside Park

- Joffre Penafiel of Hackensack

- Jonathan Soler of Palisades Park

- Rama Tutari of Edgewater

- Morgan Wilson of Hackensack


Dean’s List

- Amy Aviles of Leonia

- Jordon Bailey of Hackensack

- Natalia Bar-Nadav of Fort Lee

- Nikolai Bazhenov of Hackensack

- Betsy Bodden of Ridgefield Park

- Kristen Buehler of Bogota

- Wendy Cajas of Hackensack

- Ciamely Camejo of Ridgefield

- Christian Colon of Fairview

- Arturo Damias of Hackensack

- Natasha Dempster of Hackensack

- Monyck Farias of Little Ferry

- Deanna Fatah of Hackensack

- Aissatou Faye of Fairview

- Sonya Fernandez of Hackensack

- Honey Fernandez-Almonte of Bogota

- Angelica Flores of Fairview

- Christopher Garcia of Cliffside Park

- Mariah Gorgonio Ramirez of Hackensack

- Janet Greene of Hackensack

- Ena Guzman of Bogota

- Taehyun Jung of Palisades Park

- Navoun Maxwell of Hackensack

- Erin McCullough of Ridgefield Park

- Bintou Papoute Ouedraogo of Hackensack

- Ashley Pacheco of Fort Lee

- Melissa Ramirez of Bogota

- Maria Reyes of Cliffside Park

- Marcos Ribeiro of Fairview

- Valary Rojas of Fairview

- Glendalis Rosa of Palisades Park

- Tymnasia Swain of Bogota

- Kayla Toney of Hackensack

- Rachelle Trenard of Bogota

- Alexandra Vargas of Hackensack

- Marlin Vasquez of Ridgefield Park


Berkeley College students who achieve a grade point average of 4.00 with a minimum of 12 academic credits qualify for the President’s List. Students who achieve a grade point average of 3.50 or better with a minimum of 12 academic credits qualify for the Dean’s List.

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