It was pomp and color for Humphrey Rusugu of Maseno School after he garnered an A grade in the just released Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) results
Rusugu emerged fifth countrywide in the examination the government rated as one that had minimal incidences of irregularities.
Rusugu attributed the sterling performance to hard work and complementary support from teachers and classmates and he hopes to join Nairobi University and pursue a degree in medicine.
There were also celebrations at Nakuru Boys High school too after five candidates scored A plain in the examination.
Nakuru High School, once among prestigious schools, is slowly rising from the doldrums to regain its position among academic giants.
Teachers at the school particularly celebrated Bushime Wamungu who emerged 16th, countrywide after amassing 84 points.
Attributing the success to years of team work and hard work among the candidates and teachers, the School`s principal Mike Yator commended the top candidates and exuded confidence that the future candidates will also perform well.
Kabarak High School also recorded an impressive performance.
By Jane Ngugi/Dennis Rasto