Shantel DeleonBaruch College SEEK Program, Fall 2014

SEEK Student of Note: Shantel Deleon

Shantel is currently pursuing a BBA in accounting, with a double minor in communications and political science at Baruch College. As a High School student, she spent three years of her life as a graphic designer and public speaker.

Katsiaryna HudYork College Valedictorian

Katsiaryna Hud

SEEK Program, York College

Chemistry Major 2014 Valedictorian

For the third year in a row, York’s valedictorian is a Chemistry major and aspiring physician. This year the deserving scholar is Katsiaryna Hud, who attended York as a SEEK student

Hostos College Discovery Program

Angelica Collazo– a liberal arts major who enrolled in Fall 2007. Her painting graces the cover of the Fall 2008 Hostos Community College Course Catalog.

Freddy Campos – currently engaged in Black and Latino Male Mentoring Program He has been nominated to attend Institute for Leadership Development: Honors Institute.

The Honors Institute is a prelude to the Hostos Honors Program/Serrano Scholars Program. Serrano Scholars leave Hostos and attend Columbia University.

Mathew Pink graduated in 4 semesters in June 06 GPA of 2.75 and received an athletic scholarship to Adelphi University, Long Island, NY

Kingsborough College Discovery Program

Sudirman Guaw, a Sports Fitness and Recreation major won:

  • the Physical Education, Recreation, and Recreation Therapy Award.

Kisha Hernandez, a Liberal Arts major won:

  • the Behavioral Sciences Award -the Bilingual Student of the Year Award.

Alma McCloud, recent Kingsborough graduate with a liberal arts major, and recipient of the 2005 College Discovery Student of the Year award:

  • published her book What Is The Color of Madness. Alma was born in Trinidad and currently resides in Brooklyn, NY. A widow, she is the mother of three children and currently attends Brooklyn College, majoring in English with a minor in Education.

Gina Marie Montijo, a Mental Health major won:

  • the Mental Health and Human Services Award.

Manimegalai Nadajarah, an accounting major maintained a perfect 4.0 GPA and won:

  • the President’s Award for Distinguished Scholarship in honor of President Regina S. Peruggi
  • the Accounting Program Award
  • the Lucille Nieporent Memorial Award;
  • the College Discovery Student of the Year Award.

Cynthia Rivera, a Bilingual Studies Program graduate graduated from Cornell and the University of Virginia Law School and is practicing in Washington DC.