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. 

“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: 

- Kenya Arias, Notre Dame School
- Simmiagi Beauford, KIPP NYC College Prep
- Aliyah Campbell, Saint Jean Baptiste High School
- Leah Clark, Gramercy Arts High School
- Jessica Coronel, Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics
- Jordan Del Toro, La Salle Academy
- Rachelly Emeterio, High School for Environmental Studies
- Luis Espino, Unity Center for Urban Technologies
- Adama Fall, Academy for Social Action
- Angelica Garcia, East Side Community High School
- William Garcia, Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics
- Sasha Green, The High School of Fashion Industries
- Bryant Jenkins, Mott Hall High School
- Tamara Jones, Frederick Douglass Academy
- Hitchweist Juste, Liberty High School
- Kewin Juszczyk, Vanguard High School
- Manissa Kouyate, Academy of Mount St. Ursula
- Angelica Mejia, The High School of Fashion Industries
- Maria Moreno, Essex Street Academy
- Delladira Najera, Life Sciences Secondary School
- Monica Rodriguez, Esperanza Preparatory Academy
- Kayla Rodriguez, Murray Hill Academy
- Olga Tejada, Cathedral High School
- Samela Toskic, The Urban Assembly School of Business for Young Women
- Hillary Valdez, Manhattan Village Academy
- Max Velazquez, High School for Environmental Studies
- Rubi Ventura, Academy of Mount St. Ursula

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 three New York locations – Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. In New Jersey there are six locations – Clifton, Dover, Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park. 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

 Berkeley College Manhattan

Photo Caption (L to R): Standing are Jordan Del Toro, Maria Moreno, Rubi Ventura, Tamara Jones, Bryant Jenkins, Olga Tejada, Kenya Arias and Angelica Garcia; Luan Ximines, Berkeley College Associate, High School Admissions, Midtown Manhattan; and student Adama Fall. Seated are students Jessica Coronel, Samela Toskic and Simmiagi Beauford. The students, all of Manhattan, received scholarships to attend Berkeley College.

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