According to Capital FM News, Pangani Girls High School student Naomi Karimi has emerged top in the 2017 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education exams with a mean score of 87.01.Sharon Chepchumba of Moi Girls Eldoret secured the second spot with 86.83 marks.
The KCSE Results were announced earlier today by Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi, revealed a stark difference between male and female students, as male secondary candidates gave a dismall performance compared to earlier years. The two top girls were followed by Brian Maina of Alliance High School with a mean score of 86.75.
According to Matiang’i, Alliance Girls School and Kenya High School were ranked as the top performing schools, while Pangani Girls School was noted as the most improved. Additionally, there were only 2,714 A minus awarded to 2017 candidates, a major drop from previous years. With the tougher examination regulations imposed, it seems that many students did not hit the mark, with fewer students qualifying for university admission.