FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2016
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ESSEX COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS
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.
“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:
- Martica Alexandre of Orange, Orange 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 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 six New Jersey locations – Clifton, Dover, Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park. In New York there are three locations – Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. 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.
Photo Caption (L to R): (Back row) Akeim Thelwell of Irvington; Lauren Hill of East Orange; Stanley Jeanty of Orange; David De Luca of West Orange; Ariel Rodas of Belleville; Gwendolyn Timothy-Powell of East Orange; Telena Baumann of West Orange; Keisha Lopez of Newark; Katherine Morocho of West Orange; Jennifer Lupian of Newark; Megan Exume of Irvington; and Wilson Mendez of Newark. (Front row) Berkeley College Associate Vice President, Enrollment, Carol Allen Covino; Anayyahh Lockett of East Orange; Safiyya Muhammad of East Orange; D’onna Johnson of Newark; Jasmine Draughn of Irvington; Ashley Sanchez of Newark; Eddaleez Santaliz of Newark; and Jamal Whittick of East Orange. The students received scholarships to attend Berkeley College.
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