Mugane Muriuki

Mugane large14 years old, attending Greensteds International School, Nakuru, Kenya. Mugane was awarded a Beacon Scholarship in June 2021.

He previously attended Mount Kenya Academy where he particularly enjoyed Science, Maths and English, regularly coming in the top 6 in his class for those subjects. He is an avid reader who also loves electronics and likes to create his own inventions; he has a coding tutor at the weekends. His goal in life is to become an architect.

Mugane plays violin and piano and was in the school orchestra, serving as orchestra manager. He was awarded 2nd place in the Kenyan Music Festival for orchestra and 7th place for violin. He plays basketball, football and badminton.

Mugane was Class Prefect and part of the Student Council and elected as Member of Parliament in School Assembly. He is considerate, empathetic, gets on well with others and is respected by his peers and teachers. He is articulate and persuasive in class debates.

He is actively involved in community work in Nyeri, taking part in the annual diabetic walk and volunteering at a local orphanage. 

Beacon Workshop Participation

As a new Beacon Scholar, Mugane spoke about his service activities. He coded a programme to be used for inventory and procurement of medical equipment and drugs in a local hospital. The goal of this programme is to lighten the load of the medical staff as well as promote accountability and integrity.