Bergen County Students Recognized for Academic Achievement at Berkeley College


Contact: Ilene Greenfield
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Students from Bergen County, NJ, have been named to the President’s and Dean’s Lists at Berkeley College for the spring 2019 semester.

“I am proud of our students and their academic accomplishments,” said Michael J. Smith, President of Berkeley College. “Their work ethic and talent will serve them well as they prepare to graduate and progress toward their future successes.” 

The following students from Bergen County have been recognized:

President’s List

- Ashley Campos of Garfield  

- Alfred Canino of Hasbrouck Heights

- Shamily Deoleo of Garfield

- Monika Grzebalski of Wallington

- Vanessa Guzman of Moonachie

- Margarita Malespin of Garfield

- Migena Molla of Garfield

- Farah Pareja of Wallington

- Anna Rainko of Elmwood Park

- Kelsey Saner of Fair Lawn

- Halima Sayek of Wallington

Dean’s List

- Samantha Agosto of Lodi

- Vanessa Arbelo of Maywood

- Venus Asencio of Elmwood Park

- Jonathan Baczyk of Garfield

- Jeahan of Baeira of Elmwood Park

- Rukhsar Barakzay of Lodi

- Teeka Burton of Fair Lawn

- Justyne Carnes of Fair Lawn

- Ramon Colon of Elmwood Park

- Samantha Dabal of Wallington

- Joshua DeGeyter of Elmwood Park

- Jacqueline Exebio of Lodi

- Jaclyn Hadj-Belgacem of Garfield

- Natalie Huizing of Fair Lawn

- Ashley James of Elmwood Park

- Anna Khomuk of Fair Lawn

- Roxana Mazon of Elmwood Park

- Mariam Mona of Lodi

- Miguel Montesino of Lodi

- Jessivel Penson of Elmwood Park

- Michael Perez of Moonachie

- Azer Shakoor of Elmwood Park

- Rachel Somick of Fair Lawn

- Yvonne Swaby of Lodi

- Tashana Tait of Fair Lawn

- John Wagner of Lodi

- Denise Wells of Garfield

Berkeley College students who achieve a grade point average of 4.00 with a minimum of 12 academic credits qualify for the President’s List. Students who achieve a grade point average of 3.50 or better with a minimum of 12 academic credits quality for the Dean’s List.

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