Nassau County Students Recognized for Academic Achievement at Berkeley College

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Students from Nassau County, NY, have been named to the President’s and Dean’s Lists at Berkeley College for the Fall 2014 Quarter. 

“Congratulations to these students who have worked hard in their pursuit of academic excellence,” said Dario A. Cortes, PhD, President of Berkeley College. “This recognition of top-performing students sets a solid foundation for their future success.” 

The following students from Nassau County have been recognized: 

President’s List

- John Bottone of Long Beach
- Shantaley Foster-Bey of Freeport
- Shakira Harewood of Roosevelt
- Ethan Joseph of Baldwin
- Fatima Khawaja of Elmont
- Sabrina Lafleur of Freeport
- Billy Santana of Farmingdale
- Marzan Shams of Syosset
- Alana Sierra of Rockville Centre
- Antoinette Singfield of Westbury
- Terae Studgon of Valley Stream
- Cristina Zirpolo of Port Washington

Dean’s List
- Jessica Ashner of Oyster Bay
- Stephannie Bermudez of Valley Stream
- William Daugherty of Long Beach
- Daisy Galindo of Westbury
- Ekanki Govekar of Floral Park
- Karla Herrera of Levittown
- Ciara Hudson of Valley Stream
- Christian Kapata of Hempstead
- Ricky Khubani of Valley Stream
- Petagay McKinson of Inwood
- Alejandra Munt of Elmont
- Sandhir Singh Oberoi of Hicksville
- Juan Oliva of Valley Stream
- Olaseni Olukogbon of Valley Stream
- Linda Perez of Valley Stream
- Pamela Santos of Hempstead
- Alexa Todaro of Franklin Square

Berkeley College students who achieve a grade point average of 4.00 with a minimum of 12 academic credits qualify for the President’s List. Students who achieve a grade point average of 3.50 or better with a minimum of 12 academic credits qualify for the Dean’s List.

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