In tribute to academic excellence

The Benchers extend congratulations to 2004 gold medallists Kathy Grant, graduate of the UBC Faculty of Law (pictured right) and Paul Brackstone, graduate of the University of Victoria Faculty of Law. Ms. Grant and Mr. Brackstone earned top honours by finishing law school with the highest cumulative grade point average in their respective three-year programs.

Also honoured in 2004 was Jana Katherine McLean, recipient of the $10,000 Law Society Scholarship for Graduate Legal Studies. Ms. McLean graduated from the University of Victoria Faculty of Law in 2000 and was called to the bar in 2002. She practised as an associate lawyer in the general litigation department at Lawson Lundell in Vancouver for two years while also devoting time to pro bono legal work and other volunteer commitments. Ms. McLean is now pursuing graduate studies in international law at the University of Cambridge.