Only nine candidates from Nakuru County secondary schools made it into the top 100 candidates in the recently released 2017 KCSE results. And out of the nine stars, eight are from Moi High School Kabarak.
Moi High School Kabarak which emerged number 11 in this year’s Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) 2017 was the top school in Nakuru County with a mean score of 66 points.
Although girls generally performed well in the national exams taking six of the top 10 positions countrywide, it was the boys who took the lead in Kabarak. Of the eight candidates in the top nine positions, six went to the boys with girls taking two.
Alex Kipkorir Cheptalam with 85.61 points took the lead in Nakuru and was position 17 Countrywide. He was followed by Mahmoud Hussein Fuaad with 84.62 points who however was position 52 nationally.
Other Moi High School Kabarak candidates who made it into the top 100 countrywide were; Diana Asiko Eshibuko with 83.87 points, Jadiel Kipkosgei Bett (83.79 points), Vernon Ipomai (83.79) and Faith Jepkosgei Rugut with 83.70 points.
Also on the list were Timothy Poipoi with 83.68 points and Marvin Chomba Kangangi with 83.67 points.
Lilian Chepkoech Korir was the only candidate among the top nine who didn’t sit for the exams at Moi High School Kabarak. Lilian who sat for the exam at Mary Mount Secondary School in Molo was position 78 nationally and position four (4) in Nakuru County.
The Nakuru County Senator Hon. Susan Kihika has sent her congratulations to the top schools and candidates praising them for their hard work. In addition, she has congratulated each of the students who sat for the exam wishing them well in their future endeavours.
“Finally, my congratulations to all those who sat for KCSE this year. I wish every one of you the best in your future endeavors,” wrote Senator Susan Kihika on her Facebook page.