Lemuel Mandara

Lem Large14 years old, attending Shrewsbury School, UK. Lem was awarded a Beacon Scholarship in August, 2011.

Lem has settled well in his first year at Shrewsbury School in the UK. He achieved excellent or good for for both effort and attainment in all subjects, finishing 15th in his year, with many commendations. He was on his house Junior Debating team and won best speaker at an inter-house competition; is a member of Drama Society and had a role in the school play; and has started saxophone, already preparing now for Grade 4. He has also played for school cricket and rugby teams, and shown exceptional talent in gymnastics.

He is popular in the boarding house and has a positive influence on others. He has been on the House Council all year and is involved in trying to set up an Africa Society at the school.

Lem's mother died in childbirth, and he was adopted by his aunt (deceased mother's sister) who is currently living in Tanzania. Lem's education in the UK is made possible by Shrewsbury School and several private sponsors.

Beacon Workshop Participation

Lem's Summer 2018 Beacon Citizenship Project continued his focus on water, and was about the Impact of Water Wastage in Dar es Salaam.


Click here to view his Presentation Slides.


Lem is a good team player, who tends to prefer small group activities to whole group sessions. His projects are always thoroughly researched and clearly presented.