Bergen County Students Recognized for Academic Excellence at Berkeley College

Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
973-278-5400, ext. 1-5122





Students from Bergen County, NJ, have been named to the President’s and Dean’s Lists at Berkeley College for the Fall 2015 Quarter.

“I am so proud of these students for their hard work,” said Michael J. Smith, President of Berkeley College. “The contributions of these high achievers make Berkeley College shine.”

The following students from Bergen County have been recognized: 

President’s List

- Kofi Aboagye of Lodi

- Azziyna Alexander of Garfield

- Valentina Aliano of Elmwood Park

- Krystal Apanah of Lodi

- Divairy Aponte of Elmwood Park

- Gina Ascione of Hasbrouck Heights

- Lissette Baez of Lodi

- Angela Bezzina of Moonachie

- Michael Bezzina of Moonachie

- Shamaya Brown of Garfield

- Quadhir Cline of Elmwood Park

- Agnieszka Czerwinska of Garfield

- Aubrey Deleeuw of Garfield

- Mary Delgado of Lodi

- Michael Desantis of Fair Lawn

- Amina Elhafiane of Lodi

- Hammad Farooq of Lodi

- Matthew Ferry of Fair Lawn

- Muryong Kim of Wallington

- Katarzyna Krzywicki of Lodi

- Beata Kulik of Wallington

- David Maldonado of Elmwood Park

- Kristina Martin of Garfield

- Nicole Novotny of Lodi

- Alexis Sheridan of Rochelle Park

- Sergio Soto of Rochelle Park

- Nathaniel Vazquez of Lodi


Dean’s List

- Josento Alapatt of Maywood

- Natalie Alvarez of Saddle Brook

- Itzel Avila of Garfield

- Yinett Baez of Garfield

- Bianca Battaglia of Wood-Ridge

- Tiara Beesley of Maywood

- Colleen Callahan of Lodi

- Karen Castaneda of Garfield

- Rene Davila of Lodi

- Isomeris Depena of Saddle Brook

- Damain Douglas of Lodi

- Shamira Drakeford of Wood-Ridge

- Patrick Duffy of Elmwood Park

- Jennifer Encarnacion of Saddle Brook

- Jessica Gutierrez of Elmwood Park

- Katarzyna Konefal of Wallington

- Suzan Kourani of Garfield

- Vanessa Matos of Garfield

- Maria Menendez of Lodi

- Fatma Merbah of Lodi

- Dennis Molina of Garfield

- Thomas Montez of Garfield

- Jennifer Ortiz of Garfield

- Lara Parchinski of Wood-Ridge

- Anya Polanco of Fair Lawn

- La-Nida Smith of Elmwood Park

- David Tanis of Lodi

- Andrew Teran of Saddle Brook

- Emily Urrego of Elmwood Park

- Santiago Vasquez of Lodi

- Margaret Wiktorowski of Garfield 

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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