Category: Alum Updates

Category: Alum Updates

Living in a cramped basement apartment in Paterson was not easy for Aaron McLean and his family. But his parents were determined that Aaron and his two younger brothers would have top-notch educational opportunities including attending private schools. His father, Donovan, arrived in this country first and worked for 6 years as a carpet installer.  […]

Even as a young child Natalia Guzman always knew that she wanted to help others. At the age of 3, she saw her mom, Teresa, successfully battle leukemia. Afterwards, Natalia became aware of several close family members in El Salvador who had passed away due to diabetes. These events provided inspiration for Natalia to want to study Medicine and become a Pediatrician as well […]

Speaking with DeAndre Tomlinson revealed a young man who is extremely intelligent and well-spoken yet humble. A Sophmore at Notre Dame, on track to graduate in 2020, DeAndre recently declared his major, Scientific Computing, described as “an indispensable part of almost all scientific investigation and technological development.” His course of study will be combined with […]

Ashley had always planned on becoming a doctor. But in her senior year at Mary Help of Christians Academy, Dr. Tom Haring, Director of Student Services, counseled Ashley to try an accounting course. Initially resistant, Ashley quickly realized this course of study was a natural fit. After earning the highest grade in the course, asking […]

Academic life was not always smooth for Ronnie Vergara.  Now a successful Sophomore double-majoring in Finance and Economics at Monmouth University, Ronnie felt frustrated when she started at DePaul Catholic High. “I struggled with many things, certainly academics and sports,” says Ronnie. “I hit a point where I almost gave up.” Ronnie’s mom, Migdalia, became […]

Ever since Tri-County alumna Avril Cooper was a child she found inspiration in both the large and small moments of life.  Now a 3rd year, pre-med Biology major at Penn State University attending the prestigious Schreyer Honors College, Avril, at the age of 12, was deeply moved by her grandmother’s quick, unexpected death due to a […]

  When it comes to choices, Zaire Davidson, a senior attending DePaul Catholic High School in Wayne, has quite a few.  He may not have been worried, but finding out he was accepted to nine colleges has presented him with a wide array of options to achieve his goals of acquiring an MBA and then […]

Watch Full Movie Online Streaming Online and Download   Born in Paterson and raised in Passaic, Clifton, and then Wayne, Christian Alvarado credits his mom, Belkis, with instilling in him strong values like respect for others, and “being a gentleman”.  Left to raise her three children alone when Chris’s father walked out many years ago, his […]

  Shaquille Coppin was on the cusp of graduating when Paterson Catholic High School closed a few years ago. Unsure of where to turn, Shaquille felt fortunate that Tri-County provided a scholarship, enabling him to transfer to Paramus Catholic High School to complete his senior year. This represented a significant transition for him. “It enriched […]

  Ten years ago Michael Castronuovo never imagined he’d become a specialist in leadership.  Then again, he never imagined he’d have travel adventures, mentoring and scholarship support that would enable him to become the successful person he is today. The youngest of three children of a single mom living in Clifton, New Jersey, Michael said he was painfully […]