Thika Barracks Primary School produced the best two students in Kenya Army Sponsored Schools’ KCPE 2021 examinations.
Boniface Kiptoo emerged the best student with 413 marks followed by his school mate, Esther Muthoni, who scored 410 marks out of a possible 500 marks.
Both Kiptoo and Muthoni, attributed their success to God, support from parents, teachers and their fellow classmates. Another striking similarity is that both want to be neuro surgeons in future with Kiptoo choosing Kapsabet Boys High School as his dream school, with Muthoni preferring Maryhill Girls High School.
The school’s headteacher, Mr John Kiarie, thanked the Kenya Army Headquarters for the support in infrastructure development that has seen the school post good results.
Nanyuki Garrison Primary School produced the third best student, Gad Murrithi, who scored 409 marks. Muriithi wishes to join Mang’u High School and later study medicine specializing as a Neuro Surgeon.
Kahawa Garrison Primary School’s Prudence Wambura who got 402 marks plans to join Pangani Girls High School and later on proceed to undertake medicine in university.
Overall 10 students in Kenya Army sponsored schools scored 400 and above marks with 3 students from Embakasi Garrison Primary School, 2 each from Thika and Moi Barracks Primary Schools and one each from Nanyuki, Nakuru East and Kahawa Garrison Primary Schools.