- Anester Boys Lanet High School Director, Mary Gatimu said the school's target for the 2022 KCSE was a mean score of 9.5 which it surpassed by a small margin.
- Moi High School Kabarak attained a mean score of 10.1 with a 99.2 transition to university.
Celebrations rocked Anester Boys Lanet High School following an exemplary performance in the 2022 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examinations.
Parents, teachers and support staff at the school broke into song, praise and dance after collating the results of its 295 candidates.
The school which is known for its stellar performance in national examinations and discipline had three straight As, 17 A-minus, more than 60 B-plus and over 80 B-plain.
Emanuel Alukhomi who scored an A-plain of 80 points attributed his success to God, hard work and the support of parents and teachers.
The devotion leader said teamwork also played a role in the school's performance as they used to study in groups.
“I dedicated most of my time to study and spared some for prayer and devotion, God had been faithful to me and I am grateful,” he said.
Olukhomi said he wants to study medicine and surgery in the field of oncology at Kenyatta to help treat the rising cases of cancer in the country.
“Cancer has become a menace in this country and I would want to give my service in treating people and research,” he said
Anester Boys Lanet High School Director, Mary Gatimu said the school's target for the 2022 KCSE was a mean score of 9.5 which it surpassed by a small margin.
She said the schools' performance had been improving year after year due to discipline and hard work among learners and commitment by teachers.
Gatimu said the school management had also been motivating the candidates and encouraging them to aim high.
In 2019, the school attained a mean score of 9.7 and was ranked in position 16 nationally.
Samuel Watunu from Leshau Boys in Nyandarua County scored a B-minus of 54 points.
At Moi High School Kabarak teachers and support staff celebrated in song and dance because the school attained a mean score of 10.1 with a 99.2 transition to university.
The school had 33 A-plain, 136 A-minus and 84 B-plus.
Watunu is the son of a journalist, Eliud Mwangi, a cameraman with TV47.
He wanted to study clinical medicine at Jomo Kenyatta University but he scored slightly lower than his expectation.
"I am happy with what I got and I am going to re-strategise my journey to get to my dream career," said Watunu who was speaking at their family home in Bahati Sub-County in Nakuru.
In another home in Mlimani Estate, Ambrose Wambugu of Alliance High and his family were in a celebratory mood after the boy scored A-plain of 84 points.
He said that it took sacrifice and the input of his teachers and parents to post the high score.
Like his colleagues above, Wambugu also wants to study medicine in the field of cardiology or neurosurgery at the University of Nairobi.
He said his career desire was driven by his love for science and the need to give back to society through service.