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Member News — Bergen Foundation Awards Students $101k
December 11th, 2018

This year’s holiday “giving season” featured $101,000 in Bergen Community College Foundation scholarships for 124 students. The honorees, who received scholarships ranging from $500 to $1,000, earned recognition for their academic performance and persistence. A ceremony for the scholarship award winners took place Dec. 5 at Bergen’s main campus. The foundation leads the application and disbursement process of student scholarships, which has awarded students approximately $20 million since its 1982 inception.

Scholarship recipients, by hometown:

Allendale

Shelley Capener, $1,000

Bayonne

Michele Youssef, $500

Bergenfield

Andres Gonzalez, $1,000

Bloomfield

Alexis Lawrence, $1,000

Bogota

Amima Chaudhry, $500

Cliffside Park

Shrankhla Chand, $1,000

Ryan Grossman, $500

Closter

Luiza Mircovich, $1,000

Dumont

Brian Muro, $1,000

East Rutherford

Cristian Teran, $500

Emerson

Aimee Balancio, $1,000

Englewood

Bryan Gomez, $1,000

Amber Mills, $1,000

Kimberly Salazar, $500

Fort Lee

Hyung Jin Kim, $500

Garfield

Nicholas Happel-Terzariol, $1,000

Alexander Kostovski, $1,000

Aida Molla, $500

Christopher Olszowy, $500

Elda Pere, $500

Edgewater

Grace Rwechungura, $1,000

Elmwood Park

Nidhiben Patel , $500

Arna Ruz, $500

Nicholas Scrivanich, $1,000

Ashley Swolek, $500

Carissa Tedesco, $500

Diala Yeshoua , $500

Fair Lawn

Mykhailo Malko, $1,000

Christopher Kinch, $500

Meredith Feola, $1,000

Anthony Revilla, $1,000

Rosio Sanchez-Montoya, $500

Fairview

Xiomara Ayala, $500

Lilianna Leuzzi, $1,000

Fort Lee

Adele Lipkin, $1,000

Hyung Jin Kim, $500

Jonghee Park, $1,000

Garfield

Christopher Eddy, $500

Oluwapelumi Esolade, $1,000

Agata Hetel, $1,000

Hackensack

Gabriella Menendez, $1,000

Eric Polanco, $1,000

Hasbrouck Heights

Tenzin Kalden , $1,000

Christian Ocampo, $500

Hawthorne

Gabriela Correa, $1,000

Shayla Lugo, $1,000

Hillsdale

Lazlo Horvath, $1,000

Mary Mortensen, $1,000

Jersey City

Marlen Herrara, $1,000

Kearny

Alicia Moran, $500

Leonia

Yuki Yamada, $500

Little Ferry

Glenda Nunagcatacutan, $1,000

Liza Tehawkha, $1,000

Lodi

Sophia Cassera, $500

Alyson Daleo, $500

Jessica Ichoa, $1,000

Nicole Infante, $1,000

Karla Paulino, $1,000

Luis Sanchez, $500

Anis Shili, $500

Lyndhurst

Betania Martins Dacosta, $500

Cristina Calvin, $1,000

Gianna Jacobelli, $500

Maywood

Nia Lee, $1,000

Nadine McManus, $500

Brian Mohar, $1,000

Vanessa Molina, $500

Midland Park

Sarah Meima, $1,000

Monsey, New York

Rachel Lieber, $1,000

North Arlington

Jeremy Nifras, $1,000

Meghavi Pandya, $500

North Bergen

Marcelo Nardella, $1,000

Oakland

Daniele Kim, $1,000

Theresa Cruciata, $1,000

Nicolette Goldhirsch, $1,000

Oak Ridge

Lynzie Northrup, $1,000

Old Tappan

Junbyung Chae, $1,000

Palisades Park

Arthur Im, $1,000

Paramus
Dewa Syed Matiullah, $1,000

Passaic

Chayna Abraham, $500

Piscataway

Rebecca Oliva, $1,000

Ramsey

John Tully, $1,000

Ridgefield

Rabia Hafsa Oksuz, $1,000

Talin Toubrakji, $1,000

Ridgefield Park

Ariana Basdeo, $500

Valerie Correa, $500

Anna Dalton, $1,000

Jan Talingdan, $500

Ridgewood

Christine Brigliadoro, $500

Gina Han, $1,000

River Edge

Michael Khederlarian, $1,000

River Vale

Christine Han, $500

Rochelle Park

Camila Abelaj, $500

Jiyoun Lee, $500

Rutherford

Maddalena Carpignano, $1,000

Kaitlyn Hirst, $1,000

Fabiola Newman, $500

Kristen Webster, $500

Saddle Brook

Caitlin Conway, $1,000

Secaucus

Nur Abouzid, $1,000

Teaneck

Kathleen Bowes, $1,000

Ayesha Javed, $500

Rafael Zarifa, $1,000

Union City

Juan Aguirre, $500

Wallington

Edward Konopka, $1,000

Robert Krasowski, $1,000

Jemil Srejic, $1,000

Maciej Szajwaj, $500

Wayne

Joshua Bandiola, $1,000

Jessica Zuber, $1,000

Weehawken

Viktoriya Barabash, $1,000

Westwood

Elena Pietrocco, $1,000

Wood Ridge

Kristine Amels, $1,000

Ilaria  Cangialosi, $1,000

Tyler Zamski, $1,000

Woodcliff Lake

Taylore Evola, $1,000

Woodland Park

Katalina Escobar, $1,000

Wyckoff

Mergim Kica, $1,000

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