KCPE: Catholic schools shine in Trans Nzoia

Teachers, parents and top KCPE performers at St. Ursula’s primary school in Trans Nzoia celebrate their remarkable performance at the institution. Photo/ Aspect News

Catholic sponsored primary schools in Trans Nzoia have sustained their top performance in the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education examination (KCPE) results which have seen them stand out in ranking.

St. Ursula’s primary school registered an improvement in this year’s performance with its 41 candidates scoring a mean score of 369.5 which was an improvement on the last year’s mark of 353.

The best candidate at the school Ann Chepkemoi who scored 416 marks attributed her performance to dedication and spirited efforts by teachers who toiled to ensure the class excels.

“I am greatful to the teachers at this school for their input. I wish to join Kenya High school to fulfill my dream of pursuing a course in aeronautical engineering at Harvard University,” said Chepkemoi.

The other top performers were Timothy Khaemba (413), Margaret Atieno (411), Samwel Kiprop (408), Ann Wanjiku (406), Alexia Wamboi (403), Peter Gitau & June Khisa (402).

The institution’s head teacher sister Catherine Kioko said the foundation of character formation based on Christian values among the candidates was remarkable in seeing them improve in the performance.

“The school had eleven candidates scoring above 400 marks, while twenty scored between 350 marks to 399. We also owe the success to a dedicated team of teachers and support staff,” said Sister Kioko.

At St. John’s catholic school Kachibora in Cherang’any constituency, the school registered an improvement deviation of 10 Marks having registered a mean score of 368.5 up from last year’s mean of 358.6.

The top candidate at the school Clifford Michira who scored 413 marks said he wishes to join Alliance Boys High school while Felix Cherunya who scored 401 marks said he wish to join AIC Kapsabet Boys.

“We had an improvement in our performance for this year’s class which was very dedicated and observed all the guiding passed on to them by the team of teachers,” said the head teacher Joshua Mutai.