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Dalton Nicholas
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  • Dalton Nicholas

  • Health Science student
  • Dalton Nicholas, a student at Berkshire Community College, loves fitness. He is pursuing his Associate's degree in health science at the College, and his love of the gym has him training at Paterson - and personally training others too
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Student Spotlight: Jeremy Patterson
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  • Jeremy Patterson

  • Computer Information Systems Networking
  • Jeremy Patterson, 36, moved to the Berkshires with his wife, Rebecca, and three children in 2007 from Oakhill, Florida. Jeremy worked as a satellite systems installer by day, and made bullet resistant doors at his second job, where he worked the third shift.
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Laura Forero
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  • Laura Forero

  • Business Administration
  • Laura Forero is at her best when she's learning. In addition to what she learned in her classes, the Class of 2016 Valedictorian gained a valuable lesson - hard work pays off.
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Jose Alfredo Cruz's Spotlight Photo
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  • Jose Alfredo Cruz

  • Business Administration
  • Jose Alfredo Cruz had a secret aspiration before he even officially enrolled at Berkshire Community College. The 28-year-old, originally from Oaxaca, Mexico, Cruz is the first in his family to go to college. After graduating high school, he moved to Wilmington, N.C. He later relocated to the Berkshires where he has relatives.
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John Collingwood's Spotlight Photo
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  • John Collingwood

  • Becoming an Eagle Scout takes dedication. On average, approximately seven percent of Boy Scouts achieve the ranking, which typically happens in early adulthood. Berkshire Community College (BCC) student John Collingwood, 18, earned the Eagle Scout rank in October of 2015 while being a full-time student and working part-time.
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