FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MONDAY, APRIL 3, 2017
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
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SOMERSET COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS
High school students from Somerset County, NJ, 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:
- Camrin Cronheim of South Bound Brook, Bound Brook High School
- Daniela Cruz of Bound Brook, Bound Brook High School
- Gissel Escalante of Bound Brook, Bound Brook High School
- Laurina Palin-Thomas of North Plainfield, North Plainfield High School
- Zasha Palomeque of North Plainfield, Monroe Township High School
- Naomi Taylor of North Plainfield, North Plainfield High School
- Jose Vargas of South Bound Brook, Bound Brook High School
Photo Caption A (L to R): Jose Vargas of South Bound Brook, and Gretchen Orsini, Associate Vice President, Adult Admissions, Berkeley College. Mr. Vargas received a scholarship to attend Berkeley College.
Photo Caption B (L to R): Delma Rose, High School Admissions Associate, Berkeley College in Woodbridge; Naomi Taylor of North Plainfield; Gissel Escalante of Bound Brook; Carmin Cronheim of Bound Brook; and Laurina Palin-Thomas of North Plainfield. The students received scholarships to attend Berkeley College.
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 five New Jersey campuses – Dover, Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park. In New York there are three campuses – Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains. 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 www.BerkeleyCollege.edu.
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