The 2018 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) results which were released on Friday, December 21, by Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed saw two academic giants from the Rift Valley region post exemplary performance.
Kapsabet Boys produced a total of 26 students who scored straight As, with seven of the students being ranked among the top 100 candidates in the country.
Witney Nikanor Mabwi, Malit Griffins Kiprono, Ian Kiplagat and Allan Kiplonge led the class of 2018 which had 331 candidates by scoring the maximum 84 points.
The school had set a target of producing 20As.
Reacting to the news, Kapsabet Boys principal Kipchumba Maiyo noted there was an improvement in the school's performance.
"This is an improvement compared to the three straight As we had last year. We had also scored a mean score of 9.3,” said Mr Maiyo, as quoted by the Standard.
Kapsabet Boys stands at the 10th position nationally.
On its part, Moi Girls Eldoret on its side was able to produce four candidates in the list of top 100 students in the country.
Maera Angela Bosibori, Kemei Trizah Jebet, Grace Wanjiku Gicharu and Ochieng Alice led the pack of the 344 registered candidates.
"According to preliminary results, the school has 14 As and 67 A-. Our students sought favour and they posted impressive results. We thank God for the 2017 class,” said Loice Karoney, the school principal.
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