Evance Henrico

Evance Large18 years old, attending Haven of Peace Academy in Dar es Salaam. Evance was awarded a Beacon Scholarship in June 2018.

Evance is a determined student who has learnt to take calculated risks and is very detail oriented. He is academically strong, achieving mainly Grade 1 for Effort and winning a Bronze Certificate from UKMT (UK Mathematics Trust). He is very creative, working as the DJ and official photographer at school prize-giving and swimming gala events; and twice winning first Prize for his dancing skills. Evance also holds the record for Senior Boys High Jump, is a member of the school’s football club, enjoys long distance running, and has completed Duke of Edinburgh Bronze.

Evance has been the chairperson, chief graphic designer and photographer for his school’s yearbook. He formed the student-led yearbook committee in his school to prepare the annual magazine (2017-18).He is also the founder and head of the Dancing Club, and was deputy boarding prefect in 2017-18.

For his citizenship work, Evance regularly stages social events to raise money that will assist school charitable activities. He is also a member of Saturday School, a programme to help kids living in Mwanza, and is involved in Charity Club, which deals with fixing school buildings; in both instances, his participation is highly valued.

Evance's father is an engineer and his mother is a teacher.

Beacon Workshop Participation

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