New Haven County High School Seniors Awarded Berkeley College Scholarships

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Students from New Haven County, CT, 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 from New Haven County have received scholarships to attend Berkeley College:

- Shanice Berrios of Meriden, Horace C. Wilcox High School
- Simone Carrasco of Hamden, Hamden High School
- Madison Johnson of Wallingford, Lyman Hall High School
- Heidi Martinez of Meriden, Horace C. Wilcox High School
- Immanuel Orphe of Hamden, Eli Whitney Technical High School
- Amanda Perry of Hamden, Eli Whitney Technical High School
- Gabriel Rodriguez of Waterbury, Wilby High School
- Alicea Velez of Hamden, Hamden High School

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

Photo Caption: (L to R) Students Madison Johnson of Wallingford; Alicea Velez of Hamden; Heidi Martinez and Shanice Berrios, both of Meriden; Immanuel Orphe and Amanda Perry, both of Hamden; and Berkeley College Admission Associate Daniel Lapan. The students received scholarships to Berkeley College.


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