Northern Queens High School Seniors Awarded Berkeley College Scholarships

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2015
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
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NORTHERN QUEENS HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS
AWARDED BERKELEY COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS

 

High school students from the northern sections of Queens, 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 the northern sections of Queens have received scholarships to attend Berkeley College:

- Kazi Anika of Long Island City, Stuyvesant High School

- Evelyn Arpi of Long Island City, William Cullen Bryant High School

- Kendrick Baquero of Astoria, Long Island City High School

- Melissa Bautista of Elmhurst, John Bowne High School

- Jhon Jairo Carmona of Elmhurst, Bronx Aerospace High School

- Kevin Cisneros of East Elmhurst, Monsignor McClancy Memorial High School

- Sebastian Cordoba of East Elmhurst, Monsignor McClancy Memorial High School

- Elohim Cruz of Long Island City, Benjamin N. Cardozo High School

- Lesly Cuenca of Elmhurst, John Bowne High School

- Gabriel Flores of Astoria, William Cullen Bryant High School

- Jonathan Inga of Corona, Aviation High School

- Michael Irace of Astoria, Long Island City High School

- Richard Jimenez of Woodside, William Cullen Bryant High School

- Selina Ladino of Corona, John Bowne High School

- Annessa Larose of Queens Village, Jamaica High School

- Pema Lhamo of Jackson Heights, Academy of American Studies

- Chunyu Lin of Flushing, John Bowne High School

- Marissa Lozada of Queens Village, Saint Mary’s High School

- Karla Mendez of Corona, Humanities and the Arts High School

- Berdine Michel of Queens Village, Springfield Gardens High School

- Jayme Monje of Corona, Long Island City High School

- Valery Morales of Douglaston, St. John’s Preparatory School

- Anthony Morocho of East Elmhurst, Monsignor McClancy Memorial High School

- Sadiye Musovic of Astoria, St. John’s Preparatory School

- Cindy Nguyen of Flushing, John Bowne High School

- Nadia Nizam of Queens Village, Queens High School of Teaching, Liberal Arts and the Sciences

- Denise Pan of Corona, John Bowne High School

- Raul Pinos of Rego Park, Queens Metropolitan High School

- Sudarshani Prashad of Queens Village, Benjamin N. Cardozo High School

- Sergio Ruiz of Ridgewood, The Academy of Urban Planning

- Kelvin Salgado of Maspeth, Monsignor McClancy Memorial High School

- Erika Santos of East Elmhurst, World Journalism Preparatory

- Cesar Torres of East Elmhurst, Long Island City High School

- Susanna Torres of Corona, John Bowne 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 www.BerkeleyCollege.edu.

Berkeley College high school scholars from Queens

Photo Caption A (L to R): High school seniors Sudarshani Prashad of Queens Village and Jhon Jairo Carmona of Elmhurst; Allison Best, Berkeley College Associate, High School Admissions, Midtown Manhattan; and seniors Kendrick Baquero of Astoria and Valery Morales of Douglaston. The students received scholarships to attend Berkeley College. 

Berkeley College high school scholar from Queens

Photo Caption B (L to R): Mariel Rosario, Berkeley College Associate, High School Admissions, Midtown Manhattan, and high school senior Jayme Monje of Corona. Mr. Monje received a scholarship to attend Berkeley College. 

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