Kapenguria Boys High School reclaims top position in West Pokot County

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West Pokot KNUT Executive Secretary Martin Sembelo lauded schools that performed well in the 2017 KCSE, including Kapenguria Boys High School
West Pokot KNUT Executive Secretary Martin Sembelo lauded schools that performed well in the 2017 KCSE, including Kapenguria Boys High School

Kapenguria Boys High school in West Pokot County performed admirably in the 2017 KCSE exams. The school was ranked position 12 nationally and position one in the County with a grade of B and a mean score of 9. 1577.

The two top performers, Baraka Mathias and Cherutoi Kiptallam Alfred scored the same mean grade of A- with 77 points.

26 Candidates got A-, 73 candidates got B+, 71 candidates got B, 57 candidates got B-, 12 candidates got C+ and 2 candidates scored C.

Kapenguria Boys High School principal Mr. James Omayo said the school had set a target mean score of 10.8. “We had no major challenges and we still have the same target for next year,” he said.

Mr. Omayo attributed the success of the school to hard work, discipline, good relationship between teachers and students and trusting in God. “We also completed the syllabus on time and did sufficient revision,” he said.

The principal recalled that last year, the title of the best school in the County was snatched by Ortum Boys High School, “Last year we were position three in the County, but we managed to work hard and reclaimed our title this year,” he said.

“Last year we were position three in the County and we managed to work extra hard this year to reclaim our title,” he said.