Kaden StevensBergen Community College student, Kaden Stevens, is studying computer science to pursue a career as a software engineer. As an athlete, Stevens plays track and field, cross country, and triple jump and hurdles. Stevens earned a trip to the NJCAA National Tournament for his performance at the Ramapo Invitational. Stevens qualified for the long jump with a distance of 6.38m. He earned triple jump and 400m hurdles second place at nationals and all-American.

“I chose Bergen because it was close to home and it was filled with opportunities and resources that I need to succeed and start my journey to the career path I want,” said Stevens.

He credits his teachers, coaches, and the athletic department with his success at Bergen. “The amazing and supportive teaching staff as well as the athletic department and coaches have helped pave the way for my future and guided me down the path I should go to be successful in life,” said Stevens. He graduated in May 2023.

Based in Paramus, Bergen Community College (www.bergen.edu), 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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