Irene Githatu

Irene Large14 years old, attending Greensteds International School, Nakuru, Kenya. Irene was awarded a Beacon Scholarship in June 2019.

Irene has stood first in her class for 3 years. Her Effort grades are outstanding, and she is undoubtedly very capable academically. Her favourite subjects are Maths, Music and French. Irene is an all-round sportswoman. She was Junior Sports Captain in 2018, and does swimming, athletics, basketball, and rounders competitively. She passed Grade 1 Violin with Distinction, and received a Headmaster’s Distinction for outstanding ABRSM performance and for Individual Progress on an instrument. She performed in the school production of Joseph.

Irene has been House Captain, Class Prefect, and was a Tournament of Champions Qualifier in the World Scholars Cup - 2018 Kuala Lumpar Global Round. She volunteers at a children’s home during school holidays, hosting games with the children, and teaching them to make bracelets, necklaces, rings etc with available materials.

Irene’s mother works for the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission, and her father runs a small business.

Beacon Workshop Participation

IreneAs a new Beacon Scholar, Irene was invited to speak about a service activity at the Beacon Leadership Symposium 2019. She spoke about teaching art and crafts at a children's home.