Elizabeth High School Seniors Awarded Berkeley College Scholarships

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2015
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
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ELIZABETH HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS
AWARDED BERKELEY COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS

 

High school seniors from Elizabeth in Union County, NJ, 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 Elizabeth have received scholarships to attend Berkeley College: 

- Shammi Ahmed, Elizabeth High School
- Theocita Allen, John E. Dwyer Technology Academy
- Michaela Almonte, Admiral William Halsey Leadership Academy
- Jeralmi Bido, Admiral William Halsey Leadership Academy
- Sheila Bonilla, Alexander Hamilton Preparatory Academy
- Tasheka Brown, Admiral William Halsey Leadership Academy
- Ricardo DeSousa, Alexander Hamilton Preparatory Academy
- Ashly Nataly Diaz, Alexander Hamilton Preparatory Academy
- Seryi Hernandez, Admiral William Halsey Leadership Academy
- Bruno Lima, Admiral William Halsey Leadership Academy
- Genesis Linares, Alexander Hamilton Preparatory Academy
- Loriann Graca Loneker, Thomas Jefferson Arts Academy
- Gabriella Melo, Alexander Hamilton Preparatory Academy
- Ariel Moraes, John E. Dwyer Technology Academy
- Jahtasia Muse, Admiral William Halsey Leadership Academy
- Zuleyma Orellana, Admiral William Halsey Leadership Academy
- Suyapa Ortiz, Admiral William Halsey Leadership Academy
- Guerschom Phillippe, Alexander Hamilton Preparatory Academy
- Witchel Poinvil, Admiral William Halsey Leadership Academy
- Mirian Rojas, Alexander Hamilton Preparatory Academy
- Alexandra Aimee Santana-Acosta, Admiral William Halsey Leadership Academy
- Maria Suquilanda, Alexander Hamilton Preparatory Academy
- Pedro Vizcarra, John E. Dwyer Technology Academy
- Destiney Wilson, Elizabeth High School

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 since 1931, 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 six New Jersey locations – Woodland Park, Paramus, Woodbridge, Newark, Clifton and Dover. In New York there are three locations – Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. Programs are offered in more than 20 career fields in the Larry L. Luing School of Business, the School of Professional Studies, the School of Health Studies, and the School of Liberal Arts. The website address is www.BerkeleyCollege.edu

  High school senior Shammi Ahmed of Elizabeth receives a Berkeley College scholarship

Photo Caption A (L to R): Carlos Gomez, Berkeley College Assistant Director, High School Admissions, Dover, and high school senior Shammi Ahmed of Elizabeth. Ms. Ahmed received a scholarship to attend Berkeley College.

 High school senior Jeralmi Bido of Elizabeth receives a scholarship to attend Berkeley College

 Photo Caption B (L to R): High school senior Jeralmi Bido of Elizabeth and Byron Hargrove, PhD, Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences, Berkeley College School of Liberal Arts. Mr. Bido received a scholarship to attend Berkeley College.

   High school senior Ricardo DeSousa of Elizabeth receives a Berkeley College scholarship

Photo Caption C (L to R): High school senior Ricardo DeSousa of Elizabeth and Byron Hargrove, PhD, Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences, Berkeley College School of Liberal Arts. Mr. DeSousa received a scholarship to attend Berkeley College.

 High school senior Theocita Allen of Elizabeth receives a Berkeley College scholarship

 Photo Caption D (L to R): High school senior Theocita Allen of Elizabeth and Byron Hargrove, PhD, Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences, Berkeley College School of Liberal Arts. Ms. Allen received a scholarship to attend Berkeley College.

   High school seniors from Elizabeth receive Berkeley College scholarships

Photo Caption E (L to R): Standing are Tracey Tamuzza, Berkeley College Associate, High School Admissions, Woodbridge; high school seniors Markeythah Johnson of Scotch Plains, Guerschom Phillippe and Bruno Lima, both of Elizabeth; and Corina Hicks of Rahway; and Joseph Siriano, Berkeley College Associate, High School Admissions, Woodbridge. Seated are high school seniors Aleksandra Kosakowska of Linden, Sheila Bonilla of Elizabeth, Kayla Carter of Hillside and Alexandra Ribau of Springfield. The students received scholarships to attend Berkeley College.

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