Buluma Tonny is this year’s top student in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination.
Tonny scored an A plain of 87.159 points to emerge the top student out of the 699,745 candidates who sat the exam.
The second candidate is Barasa Maryanne Njeri of Kenya High School who scored 87.087 points.
The third position was taken by Aboge David Odhiambo from Kapsabet High School who scored an A of 87.080 points.
Last year’s top candidate was Juliet Otieno of Pangani Girls High School in Nairobi who scored an A of 87.664 points.
The results were released on Wednesday by Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha at the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) headquarters along Dennis Pritt Road, Nairobi.
The number of candidates who scored A plains this year is 627 compared to 315 of last year.
Kenya High School in Nairobi topped the list of top 10 schools in the country with 76As.
Kapsabet High School came second with 49As with Alliance High taking the third position with 48As.
Magoha noted that KCSE results of 1,309 candidates were cancelled due to exam irregularities. He stated that in this year’s exam no case of exam leakage was reported.
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Full List of Top 10 Candidates:
- Buluma Wabuko Tony — Kapsabet Boys (87.159)
- Barasa Maryanne Njeri– Kenya High School (87.087)
- Aboge David Odhiambo — Kapsabet Boys (87.080)
- Anthony Owuor Ochieng — Maseno High School (87.00)
- Maluri Natasha Wawira — Kenya High School (86.961)
- Kizito Ezra Sikuta — Moi High School Kabarak (86.960)
- Long’ari Chemengat — Alliance High School (86.924)
- Ndathi Helen Njoki — Kenya High School (86.914)
- Siele Chelang’at Irene — Moi Forces Academy Lanet (86.900)
- Laura Chelang’at Ruto — St. Brigid’s Girls Kiminini (86.530)
Full List of Top 10 Schools:
- Kenya High School – 76As
- Kapsabet Boys High School – 49
- Alliance High School — 48
- Moi Kabarak — 30
- Alliance Girls — 27
- Mary Hill girls — 25
- Maseno School — 23
- Nairobi School — 23
- Mangu High School — 23
- Moi Girls School Eldoret — 21