Alexa Ouma

Alexa Large15 years old, attending Brookhouse Secondary School, Nairobi. Alexa was awarded a Beacon Scholarship in May 2017.

Alexa is a straight 'A' student at Brookhouse, both in attainment and effort; she won the Effort Award for Year 10. She is active on the sports field, participating in Athletics, Basketball, Netball and Football, including captaining the U15 Netball team. She has also worked on an Art Extension Programme on the human form, sang in the school choir, and participated in inter-house music and verse-speaking competitions.

Through her school, Alexa regularly visits Nyumbani Childrens Home to help the children with reading and writing; and she has conducted a successful bake sale to raise funds for Conservation in the Aberdare Forest. She has also involved fellow students in her Beacon Citizenship project, collecting donations from classmates, and persuading two friends with Art and local language skills to join her on the project.

Alexa's father is a small business owner, and her mother has been a social worker. 

Beacon Workshop Participation

Alexa's Summer 2018 Beacon Citizenship Project was Using Art to Express and Empower the Children at Seed Academy. 

 

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In Leadership Workshops Alexa was a willing and active participator, with the ability both to lead and to be led. She gives ideas, and thrives on the achievement of others as well as herself.