Simiyu Robinson Wanjala is the top student in the 2020 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination.
Wanjala, who sat his exams at Murang’a High School scored an A plain of 87.33 points to emerge the top student out of the 747,161 candidates who registered and sat for the 2020 exams.
He was followed by Agoro Sare High School’s Wesonga Allan with an A (plain) of 87.173, a similar grade to Sharon Chepgeno Terer from Kenya High School who was ranked third.
Magoha said that 893 students scored As in the 2020 exam, compared to 627 recorded in 2019.
The CS also said that Turkana county had the highest number of overage candidates.
Bungoma had the highest number of underage candidates. Underage candidates are those aged 16 years and below.
Those who scored C+ and above were just over 143,000.
Magoha passed a message of hope to all candidates who sat the 2020 KCSE exam.
While releasing the results on Monday, Magoha noted that all candidates have potential to succeed in life.
From Muranga Newspaper, we say congratulation ‘Simiyu Robinson Wanjala’
Other top ten candidates nationally are Rob Ongare – Alliance High School (87.173), Mbugua Esther – Kenya High (87.113), Kipkoech Mark – Alliance High (87.106), Kenneth Orange – Kapsabet High (87.049), Henry Madaga – Maranda High (87.046), Patience Chepkorir – Kenya High (87. 046) and Musomba Edith – Machakos Girls (87.013).