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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2015
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CENTRAL BRONX HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS
High school students from the central sections of 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 students have demonstrated their ability and desire to further their achievements by pursuing a college degree,” said Dario A. Cortes, PhD, President of Berkeley College. “They deserve these scholarships, which can go a long way in helping the next generation of students access a well-rounded, career-focused education.”
The following students from the central sections of the Bronx have received scholarships to attend Berkeley College:
- Leslie Alonzo, Manhattan Business Academy
- Katherine Cedano, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis High School
- Mouria Chowdhury, Health Opportunities High School
- Alondra Corona, Bronx High School for Medical Science
- Yuneydi De Leon, Fordham Preparatory School
- Ashley Disen, Bronx Preparatory Charter School
- Jailene Guerrero, Mother Cabrini High School
- Ashley Hernandez, Bronxdale High School
- Leonel Hernandez, Health Opportunities High School
- Shaylin Hernandez, Murry Bergtraum High School for Business Careers
- Cynthia Lopez, St. Catharine Academy
- Amanda Marisa Mari, Herbert H. Lehman High School
- Melissa Rojas, Academy of Mount St. Ursula
- German Santos, Herbert H. Lehman High School
- Juan Carlos Santos, Academy for Scholarship and Entrepreneurship
- Michelle Solozano, Bronx International High School
- Liz Tapia, Herbert H. Lehman High School
- Paola Tapia, New World High School
- Melisse Valdez, High School for Violin and Dance
Berkeley College provides traditional and online degree options and blended learning opportunities to prepare students for careers in some of today’s most in-demand professions. The College was recognized by U.S. News & World Reportas one of the Best Colleges in the 2014 and 2015 Online Bachelor Degree category rankings. Students at Berkeley College benefit from a supportive, flexible, diverse learning environment that connects them with workplace experiences in their areas of study and pathways to dynamic careers.
A leader in providing career-focused education for more than 80 years, Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and enrolls approximately 8,000 students — including more than 900 international students — in its Baccalaureate and Associate degree and Certificate programs. The College has three New York locations — Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. In New Jersey there are six locations — Woodland Park, Paramus, Woodbridge, Newark, Clifton and Dover. Berkeley College Online® also offers full degree programs. Programs are offered in more than 20 career fields. The website address is www.BerkeleyCollege.edu.
Photo Caption A (L to R): Mariel Rosario, Berkeley College Associate, High School Admissions, Midtown Manhattan; and high school seniors Paola Tapia and Cynthia Lopez, both of the central Bronx. The students received scholarships to attend Berkeley College.
Photo Caption B (L to R): High school seniors Alondra Corona of the central Bronx, Renee Amador and Cindy Peralta, both of the southern Bronx, and Ashley Disen of the central Bronx. The students received scholarships to attend Berkeley College.
Photo Caption C (L to R): Mariel Rosario, Berkeley College Associate, High School Admissions, Midtown Manhattan, and high school senior Shaylin Hernandez of the central Bronx. Ms. Hernandez received a scholarship to attend Berkeley College.
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