Top KCPE Candidate Surprised with a Secondary school Scholarship


Kakamega County Governor Fernandes Barasa announced a fully funded scholarship for Otieno Lewis Omondi, the 2022 KCPE top pupil, in his secondary education.

On Wednesday, December 21, the governor noted that the county would cover Lewis Omondi’s high school fees, rewarding him for outshining the entire 1.2 million candidates that sat for KCPE 2022.

“The County Government of Kakamega will sponsor the top pupil, Otieno Lewis Omondi Glen, through his Secondary Education,” he announced.

Kakamega governor Fernandes Barasa

He further praised the school, St. Peters Mumias Boys Primary, and acknowledged the teachers for having worked hard to nurture Lewis

“Congratulations St. Peters Mumias Boys Primary for placing Kakamega County on the National map, by producing the best student.

“It was a pleasure joining you for the celebrations. Good academic performance is a result of deliberate efforts from teachers, parents, learners, and the community,” he stated.

Barasa further added that the whole county was celebrating the performance for it outshined all other counties in the country.

“Today is a happy day for the people of Kakamega after receiving the KCPE results because the top student comes from this county,” he celebrated.

Kakamega county has continued to receive mass support from the government since it forms part of the Governor’s manifestos.

“I have made sure that the education sector in my manifesto has been given priority and am also working with the government to make sure the sector is highly supported,” announced Barasa.

Omondi expressed interest in joining Alliance High School and later pursuing a course in Engineering at the university.

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“I thank God for the impressive performance in the KCPE exam. My parents and teachers gave me the encouragement and support that made all the difference and contributed to my good performance in the exam. My fellow pupils were there for me all the time whenever I needed them,” Lewis stated.

Omondi’s parents and teachers described him as a prayerful, obedient boy who had a bright future ahead of him.

The head teacher, Ann Onyancha, noted that Omondi had maintained top performance since he joined the school eight years ago.

Read Also: Top Candidates Tie in the KCPE 2022 Exams.

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