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Pereira of Hillside Recieves a Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship


Union County NJ PereiraUnion County Freeholder Chairman Mohamed S. Jalloh (R) and Freeholder Sergio Granados (L) present a resolution to Nuno Pereira of Hillside congratulating him on receiving a Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship. Pereira, a Union County College student, received a Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. It is the largest private scholarship for students transferring from two-year community colleges to four-year baccalaureate institutions in the U.S. More than 2,000 community college students from across the country applied and Pereira was one of 90 to receive the scholarship. He plans on attending the John Jay College of Criminal Justice. (Photo by Jim Lowney/County of Union)