Essex County High School Seniors Awarded Berkeley College Scholarships

 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2016
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
973-278-5400, ext. 1-5122
igl@BerkeleyCollege.edu
 

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.

“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
- Franco Almerco of West Orange, West Orange High School
- Jennifer Azcona of Irvington, Bloomfield Vo-Tech High School
- Anthony Baez of Newark, Essex County VoTech – North 13th Street
- Ysmadelin Baez of Irvington, Irvington High School
- Talena Baumann of West Orange, West Orange High School
- Carolyne Chasi-Asqui of Bloomfield, Bloomfield High School
- John Cruz of West Orange, West Orange High School
- David De Luca of West Orange, West Orange High School
- Jefferson Diaz of Newark, Essex County VoTech – North 13th Street
- Jasmine Draughn of Irvington, Irvington High School
- Anarelys Espinal of Newark, Essex County VoTech – North 13th Street
- Megan Exume of Irvington, Irvington High School
- Aiyana Figueroa of Bloomfield, Bloomfield High School
- Christopher Flores of Belleville, Belleville High School
- Leonardo Galli of Newark, Essex County VoTech – North 13th Street
- Jordy Garcia of Newark, University High School
- Lauren Hill of East Orange, Cicely L Tyson Community School
- Stanley Jeanty of Orange, Orange High School
- D'onna Johnson of Newark, Science Park High School
- Anayyah Lockett of East Orange, Cicely L Tyson Community School
- Keisha Lopez of Newark, Bloomfield Vo-Tech High School
- Luinis Lugo of Newark, Paulo Freire Charter School
- Jennifer Lupian of Newark, Arts High School
- Wilson Mendez of Newark, Barringer STEAM Academy
- Kareem Merrill of Newark, Newark Vocational High School
- Katherine Morocho of West Orange, West Orange High School
- Safiyya Muhammad of East Orange, Cicely L Tyson Community School
- Christine Myrtil of East Orange, Cicely L Tyson Community School
- Maria Parada of Newark, Essex County VoTech – North 13th Street
- Tamara Parraga Saez of Newark, Essex County VoTech – North 13th Street
- Delissa Paul of Newark, Barringer High School
- Jareck Pardo of Newark, East Side High School
- Jerry Pierre of Irvington, Irvington High School
- Dodley Rene of Orange, Orange High School
- Ariel Rodas of Belleville, Belleville High School
- Ashley Sanchez of Newark, Essex County VoTech – North 13th Street
- Eddaleez Santaliz of Newark, West Caldwell High School
- Sahadatou Simpore of East Orange, East Orange Campus High School
- Keia Smith of Irvington, Irvington High School
- Gabriela Suarez of Newark, Science Park High School
- Luis Tejada of West Orange, West Orange High School
- Akeim Thelwell of Irvington, Essex County Vocational School
- Isiah Thomas of Maplewood, Newark Collegiate Academy
- Gwendolyn Timothy-Powell of East Orange, Cicely L Tyson Community School
- Bernado Vincent of West Orange, West Orange High School
- Nicole Wainen of Newark, Kearny Christian Academy
- Jamal Whittick of East Orange, East Orange Campus High School
- Josalyn Williams of Newark, Elyon Learning Center Academy
- Metin Yuksel of Belleville, Belleville 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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