Queens High School Seniors Awarded Berkeley College Scholarships

Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations


High school students from 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 congratulate you on earning a scholarship to Berkeley College to continue your education and build upon your impressive record of achievement,” said Michael J. Smith, President of Berkeley College. “We believe in you and your future. As you consider the choices before you, take a moment to think about how you can best utilize your talents to positively change the lives of others. The only limits to your success are the limits you place on yourself.” 

The following students have received scholarships to attend Berkeley College:

- Thryll Campbell-Bradshaw of St. Albans, Martin Van Buren High School 
- Katherine Cervantes of Jamaica, Business Technology Early College High School 
- Britney Ganesh of Richmond Hill, John Adams High School
- Kayla Gibbs of Jamaica, Queens Gateway to Health Sciences Secondary School 
- Alyssa Guzzardo of Howard Beach, Fort Hamilton High School
- William Harry of Hollis, New Visions Charter High School for Advanced Math and Science
- Kristie Laidlow of South Ozone Park, New Visions Charter High School for Advanced Math and Science
- William Levene of Jamaica, Excelsior Preparatory High School
- Virginia Mendoza of Ozone Park, John Adams High School
- Richard Nagaloo of Jamaica, New Visions Charter High School for Advanced Math and Science
- Joshua Pierre of Laurelton, John Adams High School
- Nalah Ricketts of Jamaica, George Washington Carver High School for the Sciences
- Yeileen Soto of Ozone Park, Repertory High School for Theatre Arts
- Baset Sowab of South Ozone Park, Veritas Academy
- Karishma Suchit of Rosedale, Saint Francis Preparatory School
- Maria Tochimani of Richmond Hill, Archbishop Mollow High School
- Elijah Torres of Hollis, Benjamin Cardozo High School

About Berkeley College
Berkeley College, founded in 1931, is a career-focused institution accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education that offers students Master’s, Bachelor’s, and Associate’s degree and Certificate programs in more than 20 career fields. The College has campuses in Midtown Manhattan and White Plains, NY, as well as in Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park, NJ, with more than 5,700 students enrolled. In addition, Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. 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, for seven consecutive years. The website address is www.BerkeleyCollege.edu.

The mission of Berkeley College is to empower students to achieve lifelong success in dynamic careers.