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Berkeley College Hands Out Scholarships to Woodbridge Area Students

High school students from Woodbridge and the surrounding area earned scholarships to the business college, officials said.

Students from area high schools, including several in Woodbridge, have been awarded academic scholarships to , announced Dario A. Cortes, the college president.

“We are proud to recognize the academic accomplishments of these high school seniors by awarding them scholarships to attend Berkeley College,” said Dr. Cortes. “As a college that values diversity, fosters academic growth and recognizes the potential of each student, Berkeley College looks forward to welcoming these scholarship recipients to our campuses in the coming year.”

The scholarships are awarded annually 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, Cortes said in a statement. 

Among its campuses, Berkeley College has a facility in Woodbridge.

The students from area high schools who received scholarships include:  

  • Tahira Ahmed of Port Reading,
  • Donald Boley of Avenel,
  • Michael Dambra of Fords, l
  • Victoria Golaszewski of Carteret, Carteret High School 
  • Remilder Hatcher of Avenel,
  • De’Asia Keitt of Woodbridge,
  • Jasmine Luyando of Edison, Edison Township High School
  • Brian Persaud of Port Reading,
  •  Dianne Rios of Avenel,
  • Gagandeep Sandhu of Carteret, Carteret High School
  • Shannon Sprauer of Edison, Edison Township High School

In its 8th decade, Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and enrolls more than 8,700 students — including more than 800 international students — in its BA and associate degree programs.

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