Central Bronx Seniors Awarded Berkeley College Scholarships

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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. 

“We congratulate these students who have demonstrated their ability and desire to further their achievements by pursuing a college degree with a career focus,” said Michael Smith, President of Berkeley College. “These scholarships will help them succeed.” 

The following students have received scholarships to attend Berkeley College: 

- Sujayliz Alfred, The Cinema School
- Shadalis Ayala, Preston High School
- Ysabel Ayala, Women’s Academy of Excellence
- Arnora Balidemaj, Saint Raymond Academy for Girls
- Jefri Bautista, The Urban Assembly School for Applied Math and Science
- Crystal Briskovic, Herbert H. Lehman High School
- Fatia Brunson, Bronx Leadership Academy High School
- Yamileth Cedeno, West Bronx Academy for the Future
- Amelia Chan, Saint Raymond Academy for Girls
- Ousmane Diallo, South Bronx Preparatory
- Stephanie Estrella, Bronx Leadership Academy High School
- Anahi Flores, Bronx High School for the Visual Arts
- Rossana Gianfrancesco, Mahopac High School
- Jessica Gomez, In-Tech Academy
- Amber Greer, Fordham High School for the Arts
- Gipcy Guzman, The Cinema School
- Hassan Heard, St. Raymond High School for Boys
- Emily Laster, Preston High School
- Yamilet Lopez, Marble Hill School for International Studies
- Michelle Rendon-Velasco, Essex Street Academy
- Laura Rosas, Harry S. Truman High School
- Janelle Tapia, The Urban Assembly School for Applied Math and Science

A leader in providing career-focused education since 1931, Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and enrolls approximately 8,300 students – including more than 700 international students – in its Baccalaureate and Associate 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 a Master of Business Administration degree in Management online and in Woodland Park, NJ. 

Berkeley College has three New York locations – Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. In New Jersey there are six locations – Clifton, Dover, Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park. Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. In January 2016, U.S. News & World Report named Berkeley College one of the Best Colleges for Online Bachelor’s Degrees for the third consecutive year.  The website address iswww.BerkeleyCollege.edu

 Berkeley College Bronx Central

Photo Caption (L to R): Students Yamileth Cedeno, Hassan Heard, Ysabel Ayala, Janelle Tapia, Amelia Chan, Emily Laster, Anahi Flores, Ousmane Diallo and Crystal Briskovic, all of the central Bronx; and Luan Ximines, Berkeley College Associate, High School Admissions, Midtown Manhattan. The students received scholarships to attend Berkeley College.

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