Mugane Muriuki

Mugane Muriuki Photo large15 years old, attending Greensteds International School, Nakuru, Kenya. Mugane was awarded a Beacon Scholarship in June 2021.

Mugane has settled in very well academically and has maintained As and A* across the board. His learning behaviour is highly commended: he focuses, works hard and asks questions to further his understanding. In co-curricular activities, Mugane is an all-rounder, active in sports, music and drama. He was lead string in the school orchestra and supported others to practise their pieces for a performance for the county government. He is Assistant Captain of the U15 football team and was made rugby Captain in the summer term. Mugane has been a high-profile member of the school community this year: he was elected class representative; he has been involved in the student council organising weekend socials for students, and mentors peers in Maths. He understands the importance of good communication and has worked to improve his own public speaking skills.

An active citizen, Mugane has fundraised for a local orphanage and held a bake sale to support a local primary school. At Greensteds, he supported the Juniors by reading with them during Book Week.

Beacon Workshop Participation

Mugane’s 2022 Summer Beacon Citizenship Project was about raising awareness for the Fire Department and helping reduce response time for emergencies in Nyeri county.

In Leadership Workshops, Mugane has been a warm and engaging participant. He prepares well, always has useful things to say, and his communication and presentation skills are improving with each session.