Private Schools shine in 2017 KCPE in Nakuru

Celebrations characterised most private schools in Nakuru County after Education Cabinet Secretary (CS), Dr. Fred Matiang’i, released this year’s Kenya Certificate of Primary School examination (KCPE) results with victors exuding confidence at their quest for a bright future.

At St. Peters Elite School in Gilgil, Gathoni Macharia, scored 447, Sharon Muthoni scored 444 while Moses Kamau bagged 433 marks out of the possible 500 marks.

The School that had 113 candidates produced top performers in the academic contest with 40 of them scoring above 400 marks.

The School’s Head Teacher, Simon Mburu, told reporters that the exemplary performance was borne out of unwavering commitment to hard work and discipline from pupils and the school’s teachers.

At Rediance Academy in Lanet it was pomp and color for 13 year old Isabel Muthoni who scored 427 marks out of the possible 500 marks.

While commending her teachers, parents and colleagues for their unwavering support, Muthoni said her bid for a neurosurgeon career had just commenced and hoped to join Alliance Girls High School where she says will be her spring board to her dreams.

The School’s Principal, Mercy Kibe, described Muthoni as a disciplined student who is determined to scale higher in education and appealed to other girls countrywide anticipating to sit for the examination next year to emulate Muthoni by being disciplined and working hard in academics for empowering high schools that she says will lead them to a bright future.

Such was the case at Visions Preparatory School in Subukia where Waweru Nderitu garnered 406 points making him the best in Subukia Sub-county.

Nderitu, an aspiring dentist received his results at Kirengero PCEA Church where he is undergoing the rite of passage.

The School’s Director, Albert Kimani, expressed hope for even better results next year.

Source: Kenya News Agency