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 education at the International School of Uganda and her school reports show she’s achieving International Baccalaureate (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. Bathyah 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, and visits Ntinda School for the Deaf and shares food with them. Bathyah is also interested in and promotes environmental awareness. 

Beacon Workshop Participation

As a new Beacon Scholar, Bathyah spoke about her service activities. In 2020, she created an eco-friendly company called 'Green Leaf' and built an environmentally friendly methane biogas digester which she donated to a local community.