dart scholar Marcos Bertran

Marcos Bertran

2019 William A. Dart
Memorial University Scholar

Imperial College London, UK
Biomedical Engineering

Marcos Bertran completed his A-level education at St. Ignatius Catholic School where he was the recipient of the Minds Inspired Excellence in STEM graduation award for achieving the highest GPA in STEM subjects for his final two years of school and received the school’s highest collective number of A* grades in 3 A level sciences and math. Not only excelling in his own studies, Marcos also mentored his peers, assisting them in both IGCSE and AS Level Mathematics. This fall, Bertran began his first year at Imperial College, London where he is studying Biomedical Engineering. In addition to his academic success, Bertran is well-known within the music community. He plays in numerous bands, including playing percussion in the Cayman National Orchestra; has played the alto saxophone for nine years achieving Trinity Guildhall Grades 7 and 8 with merit; and won the 2017 Butterfield Young Musician of the Year Award.