Bergen County Students Recognized for Academic Achievement at Berkeley College

Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations


Students from Bergen County, NJ, have been named to the President’s and Dean’s Lists at Berkeley College for the winter 2020 semester.

“The work ethic and talent of these students will serve them well as they prepare to graduate and progress toward their future success,” said Michael J. Smith, President of Berkeley College.  

The following students from Bergen County have been recognized:

President’s List

- Teeka Burton of Fair Lawn

- Arancis Castro of Fair Lawn

- Ramon Colon of Elmwood Park

- Anna Curlej of Wallington

- Damian Gary of Elmwood Park

- Monika Grzebalski of Wallington

- Jaclyn Hadj-Belgacem of Garfield

- Jose Luque of Elmwood Park

- Kerri Neumann of Maywood

- Michael Perez of Moonachie

- Anna Rainko of Elmwood Park

- Hannah Salazar of Garfield

- Victoria Sieczka of Wood-Ridge

- Jacquelyn Shtitsberg of Fair Lawn

- Nicole Steimle of Maywood

- John Wagner of Lodi

- Tyejaniece Walker of Garfield

- Ashley Weithers of Lodi

Dean’s List

- Kerli Alban of Wallington

- Venus Asencio of Elmwood Park

- Jonathan Baczyk of Garfield

- Alfred Canino of Hasbrouck Heights

- Michael Carballosa of Elmwood Park

- Justin Clancy of Lodi

- Catalina Cruz of Wallington

- Niashia Duner of Lodi

- Tracy Espinosa of Maywood

- Matthew Exebio of Lodi

- Nyrobia Grant of Lodi

- Joellie Hiraldo of Elmwood Park

- Jahmilia Mazzocchi of Garfield

- Peter Mazzella of Hasbrouck Heights

- Sule Osman of Lodi

- Dawne Palmeri-Bemis of Rochelle Park

- Farah Pareja of Wallington

- Richard Pellicier of Fair Lawn

- Jessivel Penson of Elmwood Park

- Shardae Ramos of Garfield

- Azer Shakoor of Elmwood Park

- Kinga Skowyra of Garfield

- Olivia Strama of Wallington

- Tashana Tait of Fair Lawn

- Oliver Veras of Elmwood Park

- 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 qualify for the Dean’s List.

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