It was celebrations for parents, teachers and pupils of Moi Primary School in Nakuru, on Thursday, after the release of 2021 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education Exams (KCPE) results.
The Public school in its history had all its candidates score above the pass mark.
The school, which enrolled 298 candidates, had the highest pupil, Ezra Omwoyo, scoring 427 marks against 500, while the leading female candidate, Maureen Nyaboke Lule, managed an impressive 415 marks.
“We are happy with the 2020 group for the performance, it has elevated us to one of the best public schools in Nakuru County,” said the head Teacher Ms Carol njuguna.
She attributed the good performance to hard work, discipline among pupils, dedication and teamwork among teachers.
Njuguna said they were pleased with the performance given that the school paraded the highest number of candidates in the County.
Omwoyo, who said he aspires to be a lawyer indicated that he was with his parents at home when the Head Teacher called to break the good news.
He, however, said that though he had expected to score over 430 marks, he was impressed by the outcome.
Lule who revealed that she will in future pursue medicine as a career attributed the school’s impressive performance to dedication by parents and teachers as well as discipline and hard work by the pupils.
She noted that the school’s impressive results were a confirmation that teachers and staff in public schools were taking their work seriously.
By Anne Mwale