When Education Cabinet Secretary Ezekiel Machogu announced the 2022 Kenya Certificate of Primary School Education (KCPE) results, it happened that Christ the King Academy in Bungoma County produced the best pupil countrywide.
The school also produced 40 pupils with over 400 marks.
Here is what WoK gathered about the institution.
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Christ the King Academy
Christ the King Academy is a private primary school located in Kanduyi, Bungoma Town in Bungoma County.
The Catholic sponsored offers Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) under the 8-4-4 education system.
The mixed day school stands on a three and half acre piece of land. The school runs purely and strictly on the Catholic rules and traditions, prayer life, quality education and discipline.
According to the school’s website, the first head teacher was Stephen Mbutu who served from 2004 – 2014.
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The second headteacher was Francis Wanyela who held the office for a year, from 2014 to 2015.
The current headteacher is Francis Nalimae who has been serving at the same capacity since 2015.
The school produced the best pupil countrywide, Fwaro Makokha Robinson who scored 431 marks oit of the possible 500 marks.
Speaking to the media after receiving his KCPE results, Makokha noted that he hopes to join Alliance High School.
“I’m overjoyed and so are my parents. I, however, did not expect to become number one in Kenya but I’m grateful to God
“We had to adjust our minds considering that we had a short school calendar but thank God we managed to post impressive results,” he said.
The school has offered him a 3day holiday to Mombasa for emerging top student in the country.
“We want you to shine wherever you go and represent us well both academically and spiritually,” Father Amos Nyongesa who assists the school Director-Father Jeremiah Manuni said.