Under-20 cross-country champ, star student from Bermuda starts at Desautels

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Brianna Mendes (BCom’20) is no ordinary student. The Bermuda High School graduate comes to Desautels with the kind of academic background that most of us can only dream of: She received the Doris Trott Butterfield Scholarship, which awards those with the highest attainable GPA, as well as the Dudley and Deborah Butterfield Scholarship, which brings high-performing Bermudan students to study at McGill.

Her academic performance also netted Ms Mendes multiple other awards, but she also made her mark in non-academic areas. She helped organize the school’s first career fair, and was a national champion cross-country athlete, who represented Bermuda at the Carifta games.

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