Essex County High School Seniors Awarded Berkeley College Scholarships

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2015
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
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ESSEX COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS
AWARDED BERKELEY COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS

 

High school students from Essex 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 Essex County have received scholarships to attend Berkeley College:

 

- Rashana Archer of East Orange, Essex County Vocational Technical School

- Junior Azcona of Irvington, Irvington High School

- Kellisha Benjamin of Irvington, Irvington High School

- Breman Hassan Bookhart of Irvington, Irvington High School

- Hadiyah Brookins of Irvington, Essex County Vocational Technical School

- Mordecai Desuignes of East Orange, East Orange Campus High School

- Nicole Dy of Belleville, Belleville High School

- Fedeline Exavier of Irvington, Irvington High School

- Julissa Fernandez of Belleville, Belleville High School

- Randy Fernandez of Belleville, Belleville High School

- Clara Garcia of Belleville, Belleville High School

- Aurys Gomez of East Orange, Essex County Vocational Technical School

- Stephanie Guzman of Orange, Benedictine Academy

- Dannie Napoleon of Irvington, Irvington High School

- Alicia Nesbitt of Orange, Orange High School

- Darlene Ortega of Belleville, Belleville High School

- Vittorio Pugliano of Montclair, Montclair High School

- Dotide Richard of Irvington, Irvington High School

- Miguel Alejandro Rios of Irvington, Bloomfield Tech High School

- Deneshia Altia Ross of East Orange, East Orange Campus High School

- Hadassa Saintil of Irvington, Essex County Vocational Technical School

- Brian Smith of Irvington, Irvington High School

- Carleen Torres of East Orange, Essex County Vocational Technical School

- India Williams of Orange, Orange High School

- Vanessa Czarina Wilson of East Orange, Cicely L. Tyson Community School of Performing and Fine Arts

 

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.

 Essex County high school seniors receive scholarships from Berkeley College

Photo Caption A (L to R): High school seniors Nicole Dy of Belleville, India Williams of Orange, Darlene Ortega of Belleville and Samantha Lee Sweeney of Verona; and Delma Rose, Berkeley College Associate, High School Admissions, Clifton. The students received scholarships to attend Berkeley College.

 High school seniors from Essex County receive scholarships from Berkeley College

Photo Caption B (L to R): Tracey Tamuzza, Berkeley College Associate, High School Admissions, Woodbridge; high school senior Hadiyah Brookins of Irvington; and Joseph Siriano, Berkeley College Associate, High School Admissions, Woodbridge. Ms. Brookins received a scholarship to attend Berkeley College.

 Essex County high school seniors receive Berkeley College scholarships

Photo Caption C (L to R): High school seniors Vanessa Czarina Wilson and Rashana Archer, both of East Orange. The students received scholarships to attend Berkeley College.

 Randy Fernandez of Belleville receives a scholarship to attend Berkeley College

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

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