Amy Migunda

Amy Large15 years old, attending St. Andrew's Senior School, Turi. Amy was awarded a Beacon Scholarship in June, 2015.

Amy is very able and conscientious, achieving almost all A and A* grades. She was awarded the Yr 10 Attainment Prize, the second year running in which she has won this award. She also got a bronze certificate for UK Intermediate Maths challenge and was the best in the year. Amy competed in the Athletics and Cross Country teams, as well as being in the school Netball team that came 2nd in the league. She prepared for and took her Grade 6 LAMDA exam in May and performed in the school play, ‘Mamma Mia’. She achieved a Merit in her Grade 3 Acoustic Guitar exam and worked towards her Grade 6 Piano exam. Amy is a friendly, kind girl with strong peer relationships. She delivered a motivational thought for the day to her boarding house, on character and confidence, and has been more involved in leadership in the boarding house.

With her Summer Beacon Citizenship Project 2016, Amy showed bravery to market to strangers about KSPCA. This year she went on two service trips to read to children and help with the education of children in local nurseries. She played a key role in a fund-raising carnival organised by Yr 10s, running a stall very efficiently. She was also involved in the Micah Project, helping to serve and feed children in the morning.

Amy's father works in marketing, and her mother is between jobs. Both are highly committed to Amy's education. 

Beacon Workshop Participation

Amy's Summer 2017 Beacon Citizenship Project was about the environment, and the recent Kenyan ban on plastic bags. 


Click here to view her Presentation Slides.


At Leadership Workshops, Amy gave very good, confident presentations; she has great stage presence and is a good, strong team player who is willing to try anything.