Bronx High School Seniors Awarded Berkeley College Scholarships

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



High school students from the Bronx, NY, 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 high school students recognize the importance of achievement and being successful,” said Michael J. Smith, President of Berkeley College. “We commend them, their schools, and their families who provide support to advance their futures through higher education.”


The following students from the Bronx* have received scholarships to attend Berkeley College:


- Elijah Batista, Stephen T. Mather Building Arts and Craftsmanship High School

- Warren Biagas-Hill, Bronx Career and College Preparatory High School

- Ryan Boatswain, Roosevelt High School Early College Studies

- Gilberto Contreras, Bronx Career and College Preparatory High School

- Katerine Delacruz, Bronxdale High School

- Daniel Figueroa, Urban Assembly Media High School

- Alaysa Garcia, Food and Finance High School

- Ruby Garcia, Broome Street Academy

- Alexis Gregory, Explorations Academy

- Avril Hernandez, Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics

- Emily Ann Hernandez, The High School of Fashion Industries

- Majula Jammeh, High School for Teaching and the Professions

- Anthony Josue Mejia, High School of World Cultures

- Michelle Mendez, High School for Violin and Dance

- Amir Mendoza, Bronx Collegiate Academy

- Rosa Montero, Cathedral High School

- Dayana Morales, Monsignor Scanlan High School

- Christopher Ovalles, Eximius College Preparatory Academy

- Niya Petersen, Mott Hall Bronx High School

- Mayelin Sanchez, High School for Violin and Dance

- Dayana Santana, High School of World Cultures

- Kishawn Subrian, Bronx Aerospace High School

- Alexah Tonge, Harlem Children’s Zone Promise Academy 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 more than 7,100 students – including more than 440 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 three New York campuses – Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. In New Jersey there are five campuses – Dover, Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park. Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. For five 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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