The headteacher of Lumakanda Township Primary School in Lugari Constituency has expressed his joy after two candidates scored above 400 marks in the just announced KCPE 2022 results.
The top-most candidate, Samuel Otieno, scored 408 marks as the second one, James Imbadu, scored 402 marks.
The headteacher of the public mixed day primary school, Mr. Paul Simiyu, said the candidates come from ordinary families and their parents lead humble lives.
“The trick I used is by accommodating the top students for one week in school during the World Cup period. I felt that that was a distraction and they could have achieved so highly,” he said.
Out of the 194 candidates, 20 scored above 350 marks from the confirmed results.
“It is through sheer hard work, discipline and support from parents and the Board of Management (BOM) that the candidates posted such impressive results,” the school head said.
Samuel Otieno would like to join Maseno School and become an accountant in future. James Imbadu, on his side, would like to be admitted at Kapsabet Boys and pursue and a career in neurosurgery in future.
The headteacher said the candidates need financial assistance in join secondary school and pursuing their dreams.
Top students in the school got 399 in 2021 and 395 in 2020.
Sam Oduor is the editor-in-chief at the Western Kenya Times who leverages the power of the Internet in telling stories that shape opinions.