Bronx High School Seniors Awarded Berkeley College Scholarships

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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.


“You challenged yourself in high school and you have met those challenges,” said Michael J. Smith, President of Berkeley College. “Now it is time to take the next step. We are excited to present you with scholarships that will make the road to a college degree more accessible and affordable for you and your families. We are awarding you with a scholarship because we believe in you and we believe in your future.”


The following students have received scholarships to attend Berkeley College:


- Briana Allen, St. Catharine Academy

- Alesha Alli, Bronx Early College Academy for Teaching and Learning

- Shahine Clarke, St. Catharine Academy

- Jordan Drummond, Bard High School Early College

- Amber Duran, The Cinema School

- Darlenys Garcia, Cathedral High School

- Angel Jimenez, High School for Energy and Technology

- Phuong Hong Luu, High School for Teaching and the Professions

- Jonica McCartney, In-Tech Academy

- David Mena, La Salle Academy

- Hailey Moina, Saint Jean Baptiste High School

- Genesis Rivera, St. Catharine Academy

- Amanda Natalee Turner, St. Catharine Academy

- Algibel Valerio, Kingsbridge International 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 7,000 students – including more than 350 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 four campuses – Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park. Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. For six 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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