FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MONDAY, MARCH 25, 2019
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
973-278-5400, EXT. 1-5122
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.
“You challenged yourself in high school and you have met those challenges,” said Michael J. Smith, President of Berkeley College. “Now it is time to take the next step. We are excited to present you with scholarships that will make the road to a college degree more accessible and affordable for you and your families. We are awarding you with a scholarship because we believe in you and we believe in your future.”
The following students have received scholarships to attend Berkeley College:
- Steven Betancourth Vesga of Bound Brook, Bound Brook High School
- Sylvia Elliott of Franklin, Franklin High School
- Zion Foy of Somerset, Franklin High School
- Michael Heller of Bridgewater, Somerset County Technical Institute
- Henry Villalba of Somerville, Somerville 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 7,100 students – including more than 440 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 four New Jersey campuses – 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 six 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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