Florence Allan, a 2016 Dart Scholar, is a William A. Dart Memorial University Scholarship recipient and she started her final year at the University of Bristol where is studying International Business Management. A talented sailor, having competed in the 2016 Olympics in Rio and the Central American and Caribbean Games, she also joined the University of Bristol’s sailing club where she currently serves as President. Read on to learn more about Florence, her experience as a Dart Scholar and her plans for the year ahead.

Drew Milgate, a 2013 Dart High School Scholar and a 2017 William A. Dart Memorial University Scholarship recipient has started his third year at the University of Cambridge where he is studying Engineering.  In addition to his coursework, Drew is part of the Cambridge University Eco Racing team where he is working with other students to design, build and race a solar powered automobile named Helia at the World Solar Challenge in Australia this October. Read on to learn more about Drew and his experience as a Dart Scholar and on the Cambridge University Eco Racing team.

The 2019 Dart Scholar Summer Enrichment trip took the high school scholars to Cambridge University in the United Kingdom where they completed a week-long tech course on artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and coding.

Diamond White, Michael Marzouca and Marcos Bertran, three local students with outstanding academic and extracurricular achievements, were named the Dart Scholars for 2019 in July.

Diamond of John Gray High School and Michael of St. Ignatius Catholic School are this year’s Dart High School Scholarship recipients while Marcos, a St. Ignatius Catholic School alumnus, is the William A. Dart Memorial University Scholarship 2019 recipient.

The three took time over their busy summer to answer a few questions for Camana Bay Times.

In 2015, Jade Wilkinson’s outstanding academic performance resulted in her receiving the Dart Scholar High School Scholarship. More than an accomplished student, Jade also has a passion for tennis, which led her to study at the renowned IMG Academy in Florida where she finished high school while elevating her tennis game. This experience helped her make the women’s varsity tennis team at Vassar College in New York where she started in August  2019. As a Dart Scholar, Jade has explored various work experience opportunities at Dart, which is helping her decide whether to study Maths and Statistics or International Business. Read on to learn more about Jade, her experience as a Dart Scholar and what’s next for this bright young woman. 

Stephanie Gunby, a 2016 Dart Scholar, received the William A. Dart Memorial University Scholarship. Stephanie studies marine and freshwater biology at The University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada. Over the past years Stephanie’s interests, spanning geography, environmental science and marine biology, have seen her involved in a wide array of projects and this summer, she is heading to the Huntsman Marine Science Centre in St. Andrews, New Brunswick to take part in a marine biology and oceanography field course through the university. The field course is a two-week research course where students conduct both group and individual projects. Stephanie’s project is an investigation of how the size of green sea urchins affects their preference for rock size and type. Read on to learn more about Stephanie, her experience as a Dart Scholar and her upcoming course.

Diamond White, Michael Marzouca and Marcos Bertran, three local students with outstanding academic and extracurricular achievements, have earned the prestigious title of Dart Scholars for 2019.

When Matthew McTaggart became one of the first William A. Dart Memorial University Scholars in 2013, there was no doubt that he had limitless potential. Six years, three degrees and an impeccable academic record later – he has set his sights on using his knowledge to change the world we live in. Matthew’s hunger for knowledge is equal to his desire to share it, and his welcoming demeanor makes talking with him easier than one would think. Here are his thoughts on life before, during and after being a Dart Scholar – and what comes next.

The 2018 Dart Scholar Summer Enrichment trip took the high school Scholars to Ontario, Canada where they visited waste management and renewable energy facilities.

The Scholars –  Cayman Prep and High School’s Ethan Slocock and Christian Dyer; Cayman International School’s Cristin Jackson; Layman E. Scott Senior High School’s Thomas Sevik Jr., St. Ignatius Catholic School’s Diandra Whittaker and Jade Wilkinson – learned about sustainable energy, landfill redevelopment and mitigation, and waste-to-energy technologies firsthand from industry experts. 

This year’s Dart Scholars recipients set powerfully positive examples for their peers.

Not only are they exceptional students with evident aptitude and dedication to their studies, they are well-rounded and civic-minded individuals, with heads for business and appreciation for the arts and charitable causes.