West Milford student gets Berkeley College scholarship

| 23 Feb 2012 | 12:40

WOODLAND PARK — Scott Brinster of West Milford is one of five Passaic County high school students to win a scholarship to attend Berkeley College.

“It is an honor to recognize the academic accomplishments of these high school seniors by awarding them scholarships to attend Berkeley College,” said Dario A. Cortes, PhD, president of Berkeley College. “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 students from Passaic County who received scholarships to attend Berkeley College are:

Lida Andar of Haledon, Manchester Regional High School

Scott Brinster of West Milford, West Milford High School

Maria Bueno of Prospect Park, Manchester Regional High School

Julio Cabarcas of Haledon, Passaic County Technical Institute

Ruth Ruiz of Hewitt, West Milford 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 80 years, 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 Baccalaureate and Associate degree programs. To find out more about Berkeley College, go to www.BerkeleyCollege.edu.