Hudson County High School Seniors Awarded Berkeley College Scholarships

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2015
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
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HUDSON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS
AWARDED BERKELEY COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS

 

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

- Alejandra Mariel Alcantara of Union City, Union City High School
- Jennifer Baquedano of West New York, Memorial High School
- Jamie Bruno of Harrison, Harrison High School
- Kaitlyn Cabrera of North Bergen, North Bergen High School
- Prayie Carbone of Union City, Union City High School
- Angelina Castillo of Bayonne, Bayonne High School
- Nancy Chicas of West New York, Memorial High School
- Elisa Cortez of Union City, Union City High School
- Daniela Curi of Kearny, Queen of Peace High School
- Stephanie Davila of North Bergen, North Bergen High School
- Hillary Germoso of Union City, Union City High School
- Jonathan Hernandez of Kearny, Kearny High School
- Jordan Holmes Jr. of North Bergen, North Bergen High School
- Carolina Jaime of Union City, Union City High School
- Jennifer Leonard of Union City, Union City High School
- Bryan Menendez of North Bergen, North Bergen High School
- Vanessa Nunez of Bayonne, Union City High School
- Joanna Guadalupe Peña of West New York, Memorial High School
- Anayely Perez of Union City, Union City High School
- Efrain Ramos of North Bergen, North Bergen High School
- Nicole Ruiz of Harrison, Harrison High School
- Ronnie Salazar of North Bergen, North Bergen High School
- Melissa Sanchez of Harrison, Harrison High School
- Luis Antonio Silveira of Kearny, Kearny High School
- Zenaida Soto of West New York, Memorial High School
- Vittoria Tejada of Harrison, Harrison High School
- Melanie Zaros of Kearny, Queen of Peace 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 students from Hudson County received scholarships to attend Berkeley College

   Photo Caption A (L to R): High school seniors Joanna Guadalupe Peña of West New York, Jonathan Hernandez of Kearny, Ronnie Salazar of North Bergen and Prayie Carbone of Union City; and Carlos Gomez, Assistant Director, High School Admissions, Dover. The students received scholarships to attend Berkeley College.

 

Hudson County high school students received scholarships to attend Berkeley College

Photo Caption B (L to R): High school senior Stephanie Davila of North Bergen and Leigh LeBlanc, Berkeley College Director, High School Admissions, Newark. Ms. Davila received a scholarship to attend Berkeley College. 

 Hudson County students received scholarships to attend Berkeley College

Photo Caption C (L to R): High school senior Jordan Holmes Jr. of North Bergen and Carlos Gomez, Assistant Director, High School Admissions, Dover. Mr. Holmes received a scholarship to attend Berkeley College.

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