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Fair Lawn & Glen Rock Students Among Bergen Community College Foundation Scholarships Recipients

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PARAMUS, NJ – The Bergen Community College Foundation distributed approximately $200,000 to 169 students during its annual spring scholarship awards ceremony May 9.

Eleven students from Fair Lawn and two students from Glen Rock received awards.

Each of the scholarships – funded by community members, faculty and staff – carries its own unique criteria, providing opportunities for many subsets of the Bergen student body.

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The Bergen Community College Foundation leads the application and disbursement process, which has totaled nearly $20 million since its inception in 1982. The College has raised more than $200,000 for future student scholarships as part of its 50th anniversary celebration this year.

Some of the area Spring 2018 scholarship recipients, by hometown:
Fair Lawn
Camila Abarca, $1,000, Ciarco Family Scholarship
Joshua Bank, $1,000, Southpole Foundation Scholarship
Noam Galinsky, $2,000, Sidney Silverman Scholarship fund
Kaitlyn Hoefler, $1,000, Ciarco Family Scholarship
Nari Kim, $1,000, Ciarco Family Scholarship
Christopher Kinch, $1,000, BCC General Scholarship
Paul Lazaro, $1,000, BCC General Scholarship
Mykhailo Malko, $1,000, Stryker Orthopedics Restricted Scholarship Fund
Qui Thi Qui Nguyen, $1,000, Gourmet Dining Scholarship Fund
John Pagios, $2,000, Pitkin Foundation Scholarship
Jennifer Garcia, $800, Ellen Fressola Nursing Scholarship
Glen Rock
Emily Moretti, $1,000, Dr. Richard Ciccone Endowed Scholarship Fund
Josh Remer, $1,000, Harold Winn, M.D. Endowed Memorial Scholarship

Elmwood Park
Brian Aguirre, $1,000, Visions FCU Endowed Technology Scholarship
Onur Hamza Bas, $1,000, BCC General Scholarship
Massiel Concepcion, $2,000, William M. Orr Endowment
Kelly Nutile, $1,000, Delta Dental Foundation, Inc. Scholarship Fund
Adelajda Turku, $1,000, BCC General Scholarship
Yanyu Zheng, $1,000, Ciarco Family Scholarship

Franklin Lakes
Brenda Robinson, $1,000, Southpole Foundation Scholarship



Hackensack
Natasha Grant, $1,000, BCC General Scholarship
Afrah Loskor, $1,000, Southpole Foundation Scholarship
Eric Polanco, $1,000, Southpole Foundation Scholarship
Amanee Pettway, $5,000, Gourmet Dining Travel Abroad Scholarship

Hasbrouck Heights
Taylor  Hawkins, $1,000, Visions FCU Endowed Technology Scholarship
Tenzin  Kalden, $1,000, Lakeland Bank Scholarship

Hawthorne
August Bausewein, $1,000, Visions FCU Endowed Technology Scholarship
Gabriela Correa, $1,000, Gourmet Dining Scholarship Fund

Mahwah
Riyaben Chaudhary, $1,000, Indian-American of Paramus Scholarship

Midland Park
Sarah Meima, $1,000, Jeremiah & Yolanda Ciancia Foundation Endowed Scholarship
Chloe Zuidema, $1,000, Jeremiah & Yolanda Ciancia Foundation Endowed Scholarship

Paterson
Claudine Belford, $1,000, BCC General Scholarship
Razu Monnan, $1,000, Ciarco Family Scholarship

Ridgewood
Amanda Amoruso, $1,000, Dr. Richard Ciccone Endowed Scholarship Fund
Christina Brigliadoro, $1,000, BCC General Scholarship
Daniel  Fandino, $1,000, Visions FCU Endowed Technology Scholarship
Maria Khalitov, $2,000, Prof. Robert Neil Ender Memorial Computer Science Award

Rochelle Park
Louma Hannawi, $1,000, Ciarco Family Scholarship
Prince Seabrooks, $1,000, Southpole Foundation Scholarship

Saddle Brook
Jacquelyn Carrillo, $1,000, Dr. Richard Ciccone Endowed Scholarship Fund
Brittany MacDonald, $1,000, Delta Dental Foundation, Inc. Scholarship Fund

Waldwick
Aaron Barthold, $1,000, Dr. Richard Ciccone Endowed Scholarship Fund
Giovanni Lindsay, $1,000, Dr. Richard Ciccone Endowed Scholarship Fund
 

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