Betty Kunyada

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16 years old, attending St. Andrew's School, Turi. Betty was awarded a Beacon Scholarship in February 2012.

Betty worked hard for her igcse’s and succeeded in achieving mostly A* and As in her final exams. She has increased in confidence, providing engaging and thought-provoking contributions to class discussions, and is a very able and conscientious student. She achieved a silver in the UK Maths Trust Challenge

A member of the school choir and orchestra, Betty has taken part in a number of school performances including the carol service, in which she sang a solo. She has participated in interhouse rounders, athletics and hockey, prepared LAMDA pieces ready for her exam and has a main role in this year’s school play.

Betty has been an active member of the Faith Factor Committee and Worship Band, helping to plan evenings such as quiz nights and taking care of guests during the Weekend Challenge Event. She represented Yr 11s in her Baraza, leading discussions on various pastoral and PSHE topics, and has also participated in Mental Health Committee activities. Betty took a leadership role in creating learning materials for a local school and has also taken part in various charity fundraisers in school. She participated in a service event in a foster home in Molo, planting trees and flowers in the greening programme.

Beacon Workshop Participation

Betty's 2022 Summer Beacon Citizenship Project focused on  using drama to develop the confidence and communication of girls at the Mango Tree Girls Secondary School.

In Leadership Workshops, Betty has taken charge as a group leader. She has been influential in group discussions, fair in delegating and has provided quality presentations, at the same time as being open to feedback.