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Briana Monsalve

Name: Briana Monsalve
Hometown: Duncanville, Texas
High School Name: Bishop Dunne Catholic School
Classification: Senior
Major(s)/Minor(s): Double majoring in Political Science and Communication Studies with minors in Law & Legal Reasoning and Education

High School Accomplishments:

  • Captain of Bishop Dunne’s branch of the National Search and Rescue Team and Crime Team
  • Head coach of Bishop Dunne’s chapter of the National Hispanic Institute’s Great Debate Team
  • Bishop Dunne Catholic School’s Drum Major

High School Accomplishments:

  • Vice President of SMU Amnesty International
  • Mustang Marching Band Librarian
  • Dedman College Dean Search Committee Member
  • Hilltop on the Hill Bauer Scholar
  • Student Senate Diversity Committee

What do you like most about being a Hunt Scholar?

I love the interconnected networking system the Hunt Leaders create in order to move toward improving and leading the SMU community. The tight knit friendships and like-minded thinking we all share encourages me to be better and emerge as a leader with the confidence that I have an excellent support system behind me.