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  • Student Spotlight
  • Alexander Griffith

  • Foreign Languages
  • Alexander Ford Griffith is the Valedictorian of the Class of 2018 from Berkshire Community College. He's also extremely eclectic, and has passionately studied 30 languages - after first learning to speak Hebrew, starting at the age of 12.
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Liliana Atanacio
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  • Liliana Atanacio

  • Engineering
  • Liliana Atanacio is the 2018 recipient of the 29 Who Shine award for her incredible work ethic, community achievement, and determination as she prepares to graduate in the Spring. She is also a full-time working mother of two originally from Mexico who grew up with a volcano outside of her window.
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Don Ross Profile Photo
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  • Don Ross

  • Engineering
  • Don Ross, a Pittsfield native, is Berkshire Community College’s current Student Government Association President – where he works tirelessly to try to engage his peers in making the College a more service-oriented environment that inspires the student body to be more engaged civically. He was also held back a year and eventually dropped out of high school after dealing with a personal trauma early on in life.
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Dalton Nicholas
  • Student Spotlight
  • 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
  • Student Spotlight
  • 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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