Manhattan High School Seniors Awarded Berkeley College Scholarships

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High school students from Manhattan, NY, 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 Manhattan have received scholarships to attend Berkeley College:

- Marian Cai, New Explorations into Science, Technology and Math

- Nicole Chenet, Legacy School for Integrated Studies

- Stephanie Da Silva, Cathedral High School

- Deniqua Edmonds, Choir Academy of Harlem

- Glennis Fernandez, Leadership and Public Service High School

- Alexis Gonzalez, The High School of Fashion Industries

- Magdelin Jimenez, Saint Jean Baptiste High School

- Julissa Lin, Cristo Rey New York High School

- Isuara Martinez, Aquinas High School

- Jazmine Mikell, The High School of Fashion Industries

- Brandon Monderson, Vanguard High School

- Bianca Nunez, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis High School

- Christelle Ombele, St. John’s Preparatory School

- Stephanie Ortiz, Jonathan Levin High School of Media and Communications

- Herman Rodriguez, Life Sciences Secondary School

- Ismaeli Rodriguez, Saint Jean Baptiste High School

- Tiara Roper, St. Catharine Academy

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 for more than 80 years, 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 three New York locations — Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. In New Jersey there are six locations — Woodland Park, Paramus, Woodbridge, Newark, Clifton and Dover. Berkeley College Online® also offers full degree programs. Programs are offered in more than 20 career fields. The website address is

Berkeley College high school scholars from NYC

Photo Caption (L to R): High school seniors Deniqua Edmonds, Tiara Roper, Ismaeli Rodriguez and Marian Cai, all of Manhattan, and Mariel Rosario, Berkeley College Associate, High School Admissions, Midtown Manhattan. The students received scholarships to attend Berkeley College.

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