Northern Bronx High School Seniors Awarded Berkeley College Scholarships

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High school students from the northern sections of the Bronx, 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 are very proud of the achievements of these high school students,” said Michael J. Smith, President of Berkeley College. “Supported by their families and schools, they have taken the first important steps on the path toward success. We are counting on these students to make the most of every opportunity to advance their futures through higher education.”


The following students have received scholarships to attend Berkeley College:


- Sharline Aldana, High School for Environmental Studies

- Priscilla Asamoah, Frederick Douglass Academy III Secondary School

- Kenisha Brea, West Bronx Academy for the Future

- Rosemarie Castillo, High School for Violin and Dance

- Emily Flores, Bronx Leadership Academy High School

- Maiya Foster-Daniels, Pelham Preparatory Academy

- Emprise Foster-Watson, The Bronxwood Preparatory Academy

- Ashley Hudson, Frederick Douglass Academy

- Kora Jammeh, Stephen T. Mather Building Arts and Craftsmanship High School

- Leidy Jimenez, Esperanza Preparatory Academy

- Ashley Mejia, Academy of Mount St. Ursula

- Luviannie Morales, St. Catharine Academy

- Silvano Pjetrani, Mount Saint Michael Academy

- Carlos Ramirez, High School for Environmental Studies

- Yesika Rodriguez, Bronx Bridges High School

- Tamoy Tracey, Pelham Preparatory Academy

- Nichol Vargas, South Bronx Preparatory

- Esmiliani Zabala, Monsignor Scanlan 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 more than 8,000 students – including more than 550 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 four 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

Berkeley College

Photo Caption (L to R): Students Emprise Foster-Watson, Kora Jammeh and Sharline Aldana; Evan Woodhouse, Associate, High School Admissions, Berkeley College; and students Carlos Ramirez, Yesika Rodriguez and Priscilla Asamoah. The students, all of the northern Bronx, received scholarships to attend Berkeley College.

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