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Bergen County High School Seniors Awarded Berkeley College Scholarships


MONDAY, MARCH 1, 2010 

Contact:  Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
201-291-1111, ext. 1-5122






Berkeley College President Dario A. Cortes, PhD, has announced that high school seniors from Bergen County, NJ, have received scholarships to attend Berkeley College.


“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 following students from Bergen County have received scholarships to attend Berkeley College:


▪ Julia Applegate of Rochelle Park, Hackensack High School

▪ Diana Carpio of Fair Lawn, Fair Lawn High School  

▪ Marlana Del Colle of Elmwood Park, Bergen County Technical High School

▪ Adrianna Harulaj of Garfield, Garfield High School

▪ Julie Mika of Wallington, Immaculate Conception High School

▪ Sylwia Puchalski of Wallington, Wallington High School

▪ Johanna Roman of Maywood, Hackensack High School

▪ Veronica Serek of Lodi, Immaculate Conception High School

▪ Joanne Tazyk of Wallington, Wallington High School


Berkeley College scholarships are awarded annually to high school seniors who demonstrate a high level of achievement in high school. 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.


A leader in business education for 79 years, Berkeley College maintains an enrollment of more than 8,000 students, including 665 international students in its Baccalaureate and Associate degree programs. The College has four New Jersey campuses located in Woodland Park (formerly West Paterson), Paramus, Woodbridge and Newark; two New York campuses in Midtown Manhattan and White Plains; and an Extension Center in Lower Manhattan in the Wall Street area. In addition, the College offers Berkeley College Online and Corporate Learning Partnerships. Concentrations are offered in more than 20 career fields, and all campuses are accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The College’s website address is


Photo Caption (left to right):  High school seniors Diana Carpio of Fair Lawn; Johanna Roman of Maywood; Sylwia Puchalski of Wallington; and Joanne Tazyk of Wallington with Berkeley College Associate Vice President, Enrollment, Bergen Campus, Carol Allen Covino.  The students received scholarships to attend Berkeley College.

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