Nassau County High School Seniors Awarded Berkeley College Scholarships

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

- Dgerdy Alabre of Freeport, Freeport High School

- Christina Athanisiadis of Levittown, Farmingdale High School

- Pooja Bhardwaj of Floral Park, The Mary Louis Academy

- Rebecca Clifton of Hicksville, Holy Trinity High School

- Gabriella Espaillat of Elmont, Elmont Memorial High School

- Yronely Estevez of Baldwin, Baldwin Senior High School

- Joshua Galley of Uniondale, Uniondale High School

- Natalia Golebiewska of New Hyde Park, New Hyde Park Memorial High School

- Karl Hoerlein of Lynbrook, Holy Trinity High School

- David Brian Jacob of Valley Stream, Valley Stream Central High School

- Dimitri Joseph of West Hempstead, West Hempstead High School

- Taranjit Kaur of Valley Stream, Valley Stream Central High School

- Kimberly Lozada of Baldwin, Baldwin Senior High School

- Kenyah Imani O’Neal-Boyd of Hempstead, Holy Trinity High School

- Michelle Olivo of Franklin Square, Sacred Heart Academy

- Cristina Peralta of Glen Cove, Glen Cove High School

- Anastasia Reilly of Franklin Square, H. Frank Carey High School

- Daniel Reyes of Westbury, W. Tresper Clarke High School

- Karen Reyes of Lynbrook, Malverne Senior High School

- Erin Simpson of Uniondale, Uniondale High School

- Elijah Valette of West Hempstead, West Hempstead High School

- Kenny Vasquez of New Hyde Park, New Hyde Park Memorial High School

- Julia Lynn Winsky of Bethpage, Plainedge 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 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 scholar from Nassau County

Photo Caption (L to R): High school senior Yronely Estevez of Baldwin and Allison Best, Berkeley College Associate, High School Admissions, Midtown Manhattan. Ms. Estevez received a scholarship to attend Berkeley College.

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