Alexa Ouma

Alexa Large14 years old, attending Brookhouse Secondary School, Nairobi. Alexa was awarded a Beacon Scholarship in May 2017.

Alexa is a straight 'A' student at Brookhouse. She attended the World Scholars Cup, and obtained medals in debating, literature and art. She plays football, netball and basketball, representing the school in various teams, and is Rounders Team Captain. She was in the school production of Beauty and the Beast, is in the choir, and has participated in Model United Nations debates. She has also worked on a variety of community service projects at school.

In her leadership assessment, Alexa presented as very sociable, and as a good communicator, with lots of energy, and thoughtful insights in group activities. She is able to use a variety of leadership styles and link theory with action.

Alexa's father is a small business owner, and her mother has been a social worker. Both are highly committed to Alexa's education.

Beacon Workshop Participation

As a new Beacon Scholar, Alexa was invited to speak about a service activity at the Beacon Leadership Symposium 2017