Bathyah Nkunda

Bathyah large16 years old, attending International School of Uganda in Kampala, Uganda. Bathyah was awarded a Beacon Scholarship in June 2021.

Bathyah continues her school education at the International School of Uganda and her school reports show she’s achieving IB scoring equivalent to A's and B's. She consistently produces high quality work, which has been classed as innovative by her teachers. She is a dedicated and committed learner. In addition, she also comes across as a very creative and expressive writer.

Bathyah's favourite sports are football and basketball, and she has taekwondo certification at Division 1. She led teams at Tournament of Minds and World Scholars, winning gold and silver medals, and has participated in Uganda Model United Nations (UGMUN) four times. She also enjoys music and drama.

She is an excellent communicator with strong leadership potential, who has been Student Council Class Rep four times. 

Bathyah is always ready to volunteer for activities. She donates old clothes to disadvantaged children; visits Ntinda School for the Deaf and shares food with them. She helped create a methane biogas digester for a local community so they didn’t have to walk to get firewood to cook food. She’s interested in and promotes environmental awareness.