Mululu primary school and Mudasa academy shine in Vihiga County by reporting results of the best pupil in the county and the highest mean score respectively in the 2015 KCPE results.
Mudasa Academy scored the highest mean score in Vihiga County in the just released last year’s KCPE examination.
The School posted a mean score of 399.68, the highest mean score the school has recorded in recent years.
Speaking after receiving the results the School Proprietor Mrs. Velmah Mudanya said she was surprised by the results posted by the 50 pupils who sat for the exam last year.
She said out of the 50 pupils 28 scored 400 and above with the lowest student scoring 358 marks.
Mr. Mudanya acknowledged the working spirit among the teachers, non-teaching staff and the parents saying each one of them played their role well culminating in the school recording the highest performance.
She asked the Ministry of Education to bring back ranking of the schools citing the good role it played on promoting healthy competition among the Schools across the County.
“The Ministry of Education should re look at the decision and bring back ranking that has always made great improvement on the standards of education in the Country” She said.
Remy Isoe a pupil at the School managed 428 marks topping the class in the last years KCPE exam.
He said he is anticipating joining Alliance Boys High School, the institution he says will help him achieve his dream of becoming a neuron surgeon.
Remy thanked his parents and the teachers for helping him realize this results that he says came as a surprise to him.
Others from Mudasa who performed well included Favour Jerusa 425, Amos Jaoko 423, Gerald Kisia 421 and Eugene Makotsi 420.
Mululu Primary School in Sabatia Sub County gave the county’s top pupil, Margaret Amwai who scopped 441 marks. Others from the school included Michael Maloya who came second by scoring 426, Emmanuel Lihanda 423, Diana Kadesa 422, and Daniel Olima 421.
Mr. Eboso Kihima the Head teacher at the School said that Amwai, the top student, had been a dedicated pupil throughout her stay in the school.
“The good performance of our pupils is attributed on discipline that is a necessity at the school. Many challenges abound in producing good results but we have always capitalized on the challenges to become the best.” he said.
Mr. Eboso Kihima said 181 pupils sat for the exam and more than 17 scored above 400 marks.
“Teachers at this School have always gone out of their way to help these pupils and we have continued to reap big when students perform well”. He said.
He said the scrapping of ranking of School cannot affect those schools that are determined to perform well but can only affect those that depended on it for their selfish gains.
Elsewhere Ian Wangila (pictured) from Shalom Academy managed 426 marks in the exam. He explained he was always focused on his studies to record the highest marks.
He also dreams of joining Alliance Boys High School and study neuron surgeon when he joins the University in the future.
Vihiga County is among the Counties that recorded cases of cheating but only with one case of cheating from one candidate.
He was a private sponsored candidate.