Jenna Santacroce Spotlight“NJ Stars enabled me to focus on my studies, extracurricular activities, and personal and professional development during my time spent at Bergen Community College. Without the financial burden of paying for college tuition, I was able to spend those formative years devoting time and effort toward pursuing a full-ride scholarship to the University of Mississippi, as well as other endeavors that set me up for a successful future,” said Jenna Santacroce, ’20.

Phi Theta Kappa, International Vice President
2020 New Jersey All-State Academic Team Member of 38 students in New Jersey
2020 Phi Theta Kappa Guistwhite Scholar of 15 students in the U.S.
Judith K. Winn School of Honors Dual Honors Award- Graduated with a 4.0 GPA

Based in Paramus, Bergen Community College (, a public two-year coeducational college, enrolls more than 13,000 students at locations in Paramus, the Philip Ciarco Jr. Learning Center in Hackensack and Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands in Lyndhurst. The College offers associate degree, certificate and continuing education programs in a variety of fields. More students graduate from Bergen than any other community college in the state.

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