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 high school students recognize the importance of achievement and being successful,” said Michael J. Smith, President of Berkeley College. “We commend them, their schools, and their families who provide support to advance their futures through higher education.”


The following students have received scholarships to attend Berkeley College:


- Nayeli Capellan Guzman, The College Academy

- Diego Cholula, East Side Community High School

- Jala Crayton, Murray Hill Academy

- Gregorio Duran, New Explorations into Science, Technology and Math

- Yusuf Figueroa, Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics

- Tiffany Gonsalves, Cathedral High School

- Swazyene Grant, Gotham Collaborative High School

- Jeniffer Hernandez, The Facing History School

- Erjona Hoti, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis High School

- Abigail Mcmillan, Life Sciences Secondary School

- Rachel Mejia, Mott Hall High School

- Kate Mendoza, Cathedral High School

- Masilah Michaels, Harlem Children’s Zone Promise Academy High School

- Jaeda Richardson, Ralph R. McKee Career and Technical Education High School

- Alexander Sosunov, The Bronx High School of Science

- Natalia Tapia, The College Academy

- Junique Thompson, Frederick Douglass Academy

- Christian Jesus Toledano, La Salle Academy

- Oasiah Washington, The Calhoun School


A leader in providing career-focused education since 1931, Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and enrolls more than 7,100 students – including more than 440 international students – in its Master’s, Bachelor’s, and Associate’s 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 an MBA in Management online and in Woodland Park, NJ.


Berkeley College has three New York campuses – Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. In New Jersey there are five campuses – Dover, Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park. Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. For five consecutive years, U.S. News & World Report has named Berkeley College among the Best Colleges for Online Bachelor’s Programs and among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans. The website address is


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