Best KCPE student in Nandi County aspires to be a neurosurgeon
Written by Emilly Chellegat
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Bethwel Kiplagat, 14, from AIC Tinderet Academy in Tinderet District, the best student in Nandi County with 422 marks in KCPE aspires to be a neurosurgeon after completing his studies.
Kibet said that he would like to join Alliance boys’ high school and the Havard University in the United States of America and thereafter work as a neurosurgeon.
His parents, Abraham Chumo and Mary Chumo could not hide their happiness after revealing that their boy managed to excel due to his respect, hard work and being a God fearing boy.
They thanked the teachers for working together with pupils and parents and playing a role in achieving good results that Tindiret district has never achieved since 1980s.
The head teacher of the school Wilson Masai congratulated him for his excellent work, teachers and parents for their togetherness in working extra hard to accomplish best results despite the challenges they faced as the school has no electricity forcing pupils to use pressure lamps in their preps studies.
The District Education Officer Mrs Alice urged them to maintain the same spirit.
Nandi County was ranked third country wide with a mean score of 271 after Elgeiyo Marakwet County which emerged second position with a mean of 273 in 2012 KCPE results compared to that of the year 2011 where the county was position two countrywide with a mean of 283.
The best school in Nandi was St Mathews Septonok with a mean score of 380 followed by Teresia with 377, Kalyet Septonok 372, Mosop glory 369 and all saints Kebulonik with 368 all in Nandi North District Mosop constituency.
In Nandi Central District Kapsabet boys’ primary school had a mean of 368 followed by Roseve Educational Centre with 366 then finally Kipchabo Elite Academy with a mean of 355 despite the fact that it was the first time for the school to sit for the KCPE examinations 2012.