Laila Metwaly, ’21

Laila Metwaly Spotlight

Metwaly said, “The NJ STARS program and scholarship allowed me to fully focus on my education and academics at Bergen, as the financial limitations of attending College were alleviated. It allowed me to truly succeed and flourish within my journey and experience at Bergen Community College.”

2020-2021 Student Government Association President
2020-2021 Phi Theta Kappa- Alpha Epsilon Phi Chapter Director of Service
2020 Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholar of 72 students in the United States

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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