The 2022 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) students joining university from Nyambara Boys High School have been urged to be exemplary role models to fellow students because of their holistic molding.
Nyamira County Woman Representative, Jerusha Momanyi while presiding over the price and thanks giving ceremony at the school advised the students to maintain high levels of discipline even as they prepare to join various universities locally in the country and beyond and prove to the world that they can be depended upon at all times.
“We commend our Education Cabinet Secretary, Ezekiel Machogu for proving to parliamentarians that the sterling 2022 KCSE results by schools from Gusii region were genuine and claims that there was massive examination cheating in our region are baseless, false and flimsy allegations,” she said.
“We are very proud of our children and congratulate them for proving to the world that they can also top in this country. I advise you to continue excelling in your tertiary education because we are assured of bright, focused and goal oriented citizens who will contribute to the development of our country once they start joining the job market,” Jerusha said.
She gave a Sh5 million cheque from the Education Cabinet Secretary to the school to help in boosting its infrastructure project of a mega hall which will accommodate over 4000 students because the current one is overstretched and can no longer be able to accommodate the school’s population which has an enrolment of over 3500 students.
The Regional Director of Education (RDE), Nelson Sifuna who read the CS’s speech congratulated the 2022 KCSE class and the school management for their tireless efforts in ensuring that they emerge top in the country and challenged them to put the same efforts in ensuring that they continue remaining at the top in subsequent examinations.
Kitutu Masaba Member of Parliament, Ombane Gisairo where the school is situated promised to continue supporting vulnerable students from the constituency by awarding them bursaries to enable them complete university education without interruption.
Nyambaria High school Chief Principal, Charles Onyari confirmed that the school has been recording a steady growth in performance and their topping the country did not come as a surprise.
“The steady growth and admirable performance of our school is attributed to a cooperative and supportive community, a well-focused and academically resourceful Board of Management, hardworking and committed teaching and non-teaching staff, concerned parents and disciplined student body. Further the school enjoys unprecedented political good will because our students benefit from various bursaries initiated by our political leadership,” Principal Onyari enumerated.
He appealed for continued support from all stakeholders and people of good goodwill to enable them maintain their academic performance in subsequent academic examinations and extracurricular activities.
Nyambaria High School topped the country in the 2022 KCSE examination by recording a mean score of 10.89 with all the 488 candidates qualifying to join university later this year, the school therefore organised for a thanks and prize giving ceremony for the students where they were gifted awards ranging from laptops, smart phones, suitcases and cash.