Collins Mgomella

Collins Large14 years old, attending St. Constantine's International School, Arusha. Collins was awarded a Beacon Scholarship in June 2018.

Collins exudes energy and is good at team work. He demonstrates intellectual curiosity, creativity, confidence, and self-esteem. He achieved A grades in English, Science, Computing and Geography and was highly commended for effort. He shows outstanding persistence and ability to maintain focus.

Collins is very active in extra-curricular. He won the Braeburn Pat James Endeavour Trophy 2017; achieved ABRSM Grade 1 in violin and participated in St Andrew’s Turi orchestral weekend; he was a member of the year group drama production club; and he played for his school’s under 15 basketball and soccer teams. Collins has been on the School Council, has supported younger students in basketball, and has helped students who do not have English as their first language. In his citizenship work, Collins helps out at a local orphanage, and gives support to other under-privileged children in Nairobi.

Collin's father is an epidemiologist and his mother is a medical doctor.

Beacon Workshop Participation

As a new Beacon Scholar, Collins was invited to speak about a service activity at the Beacon Leadership Symposium 2018.