The SBU Academy Class of 2019

South Bronx United would like to congratulate all its 2019 SBU Academy Graduates! They were recognized in a ceremony on June 12th at the Mott Haven Educational Campus. SBU recognized two students in particular, Alexis Vidal and Mohamed Kourouma, who had been in South Bronx United since 5th grade. Throughout the summer, each graduate will be recognized on instagram and Facebook.  Click on the links below to learn more about each of them.

Stephanie Acosta, Fordham University
Shirley AparicioUniversity of Rochester
Chelsea Bravo, Manhattan College
Denisse Calvario, St. Francis College
Aboubacar Camara, SUNY Polytechnic
Samantha Castelan, Medgar Evers College
Jonathan Ciriaco, Fordham University
Giselle Flores HuertaMercy College
Jacqueline Gonzalez, Lehman College
Melanie Huerta, Lehman College
Alhassane Jallow, Mercy College
Alhousseine Kallo, Boston College
Ousmane Konate, Mohawk Valley Community College
Mohamed Kourouma, University at Buffalo
Dayron Mejia, Canisius College
Jorsely Perez, Undecided
Boubacar Sarr, Bourough of Manhattan Community College
Deen Seybou, Farmingdale State College
Minkael Soumah, Kenyon College
Brisa Tapia Alvarez, College of Staten Island
Jhonny ThezeUtica College
Roberto Torralba-Bonilla, Utica College
Alexis Vidal Rios, Stony Brook University

Seventeen of these graduates received college scholarships from South Bronx United of at least $500, partially funded by the Play On Foundation and PlaySoccer2Give.

Additionally, two members of the Class of 2018 are heading off the college for the first time this fall. Andrea Bentoglio finished a post-graduate year at Mercersburg Academy in Pennsylvania and will be attending SUNY New Paltz. Hans Mensah graduated this year and will be going to Morrisville State University.

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