Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui has urged parents to be actively involved in their children’s academic development with a view to helping them realise their potential.
The Governor was addressing parents, students and members of staff of Langa Langa Secondary school on Wednesday when they celebrated their 2019 KCSE results.
The public school was among the best performing schools in the County with a mean score of 7.5 with 160 students out of 222 expected to join university.
The governor commended the school’s community for their combined efforts that made it possible for them to post the impressive results.
“We are proud of this school for this impeccable performance that has made it a model secondary school in our County,” he said.
Governor Kinyanjui said that the County Government will give the school Sh 240,000 as bursary this year to support needy students.
He further said that the County was designing a programme aimed at extending support for students even at tertiary level. He assured the school community through the principal Mrs Rufina Nkonge and BOM chairperson Mr Lawrence Karanja that he was committed to ensuring better quality of education for the children.
The school’s good performance was attributed to high level of discipline and the board’s excellent management.
The Governor challenged the school’s alumni to go back and mentor other students adding that the County Government would offer support to such endeavors.
By Jane Ngugi