Southern Queens High School Seniors Awarded Berkeley College Scholarships

 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 2017
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
973-278-5400, ext. 1-5122
igl@BerkeleyCollege.edu
 

SOUTHERN QUEENS HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS
AWARDED BERKELEY COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS

 

High school students from the southern 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.

 

“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:

 

- Emily Basedo of Jamaica, Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Education High School

- Shara Bowen of South Ozone Park, Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Education High School

- Wandaly Capellan of Woodhaven, The High School of Fashion Industries

- Mary Anne Couloute of St. Albans, Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Education High School

- Stephanie Dias of Ozone Park, Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Education High School

- Joanna Dirosa of Howard Beach, Martin Luther School

- Devanie Etwaria of South Richmond Hill, John Adams High School

- Ali Gopeesingh of Ozone Park, Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Education High School

- Jenine Hinds of South Richmond Hill, Evangel Christian School

- Shivonie Hiralall of South Richmond Hill, Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Education High School

- Menelik Johnson of Jamaica, School for Legal Studies

- Siddiq Mohammed of South Richmond Hill, Newtown High School

- Katie Morel of South Ozone Park, Monsignor McClancy Memorial High School

- Jada Moulder of Jamaica, Brooklyn College Academy

- Nikida Nooks of Jamaica, George Washington Carver High School

- Heather Paniagua of Woodhaven, Christ the King Regional High School

- Asanne Pearce of Jamaica, Hillside Arts and Letters Academy

- Angie Pintado of Woodhaven, Richmond Hill High School

- Gloria Pintado of Woodhaven, Richmond Hill High School

- Herline Pradere of Springfields Gardens, Hillside Arts and Letters Academy

- George Ramirez of South Ozone Park, Richmond Hill High School

- David Rodriguez of Richmond Hill, John Bowne High School

- Michelle Santiago of Woodhaven, James Madison High School

- Susanie Seecharan of South Ozone Park, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis High School

- Vinaypreet Singh of Ozone Park, High School for Law Enforcement and Public Safety

- Stacy Sooknarain of South Ozone Park, Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Education High School

- Stephanie Sosa of Richmond Hill, Forest Hills High School

- Ashmaine Sukhoo of Ozone Park, Robert H. Goddard High School of Communication Arts and Technology

- Leilani Washington of Cambria Heights, Queens Preparatory Academy

- Malik Washington of Jamaica, Holy Cross High School

- Nechelle Wilson of Jamaica, Martin Van Buren 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 www.BerkeleyCollege.edu.

Berkeley College

Photo Caption A (L to R): (Back row) Students Stephanie Dias of Ozone Park, Nechelle Wilson of Jamaica and Katie Morel of South Ozone Park; Luan Ximines, Associate, High School Admissions, Berkeley College; and students Heather Paniagua and Wandaly Capellan, both of Woodhaven, Devanie Etwarie of South Richmond Hill, Ashmaine Sukhoo of Ozone Park and Stephanie Sosa of Richmond Hill. (Front row) Stacy Sooknarain of South Ozone Park, Herline Pradere of Springfield Gardens, Joanna Dirosa of Howard Beach, Susanie Seecharan of South Ozone Park and Shivonie Hiralall of South Richmond Hill. The students, all of southern Queens, received scholarships to attend Berkeley College.

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Photo Caption B (L to R): Lynn Ovimeleh, Director, High School Admissions, Berkeley College; student Nikida Nooks of Jamaica; and Jimar Estevez, Assistant Director, High School Admissions, Berkeley College. Ms. Nooks received a scholarship to attend Berkeley College.

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