Simiyu Robinson Wanjala emerged as 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 as the top student out of the 747,161 candidates who registered and sat for the exams.
“By the time I got to form four my target was to be the best but I wasn’t expecting it to be this good; my expectation was just to perform well…,” Simiyu Robinson Wanjala said while being interviewed on Citizen Tv.
Wesonga Allan from Agoro Sare emerged second. He scored 87.17 points.
The third position was taken by Sharon Chepngeno from Kenya High School who scored an A of 87.13 points.
The number of candidates who scored A plains in the year is 893 compared to 627 of 2019.
A total of 143,140 (18%) candidates scored C+ and above, an increase from 125,747 (18%) recorded in 2019.