NTV has learned that Otieno Lewis Omondi Glen and Fwaro Makokha Robinson are the top students in the 2022 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education tests.
The two received 431 out of a possible 500 points.
Glen from St Peter’s Mumias Boys Primary School and Robinson from Christ the King Primary School in Bungoma outperformed the other 1,244,188 candidates who took the exam.
Christ The King Primary school has produced the best pupil in Bungoma County.
According to his teacher, Makokha Robinson was a hardworking student and always topped internal as well as external exams.
“We are happy to produce the best pupil in the country. He was very hardworking and has been leading in internal exams as well as those from surrounding schools,” said his teacher Amos Khayota.
He added, “We knew he was good but to be honest we did not expect him to top the country. He has made us proud.”
Education CS Ezekiel Machogu stated on Wednesday, December 21, at the release of the 2022 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) results that the best candidates received 431 marks.
He noted this was an improvement from the 2021 exam where the best candidate got 428 marks.
In a departure from tradition, CS Machogu did not name the top candidates.
According to the Ministry, 9,443 of them scored between the mark range of 400 and 500.
307,756 pupils scored between 200 and 299 marks with 619,593 candidates scoring between 100 and 199 marks.
724 candidates scored between 1 and 99 marks.