The KCSE class of 2020 got results of their examinations on Monday, May 10 afternoon.
During the exam release at Mtihani house, Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha praised the candidates for their stellar performance despite suffering the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Robinson Wanjala Simiyu from Murang’a High School was the leading candidate, having scored an A of 87.334.
The candidates defied COVID-19 difficulties and recorded a total of 893 straight As.
Several leaders in the country have hailed the students for their performance in the exams that were completed in April 2021.
President Kenyatta congratulated the 2020 KCSE candidates for a great performance despite the challenges posed by Covid-19, and thanked the education sector stakeholders for the smooth administration of the examinations.
Deputy President William Ruto also followed suit with a congratulatory message for the candidates.
“We salute all the 2020 KCSE students for their outstanding performance. We are proud of your academic accomplishment and commit to continue supporting you during your educational journey. Hongera!” said DP Ruto.
Former Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko also took the opportunity to congratulate his adopted son, Gift Osinya for his performance in the exams.
“Even though as a family we were expecting an A from him, we thank God for his good grades that now guarantee him a place in one of the public universities where he can pursue the career of his dreams,” Sonko wrote.
Also, former Kakamega Senator Boni Khalwale, took the opportunity to also congratulate his kin. The alliance high school student scored a mean Grade of B+.
“Once again our merciful God has heard our payers. We thank Him together with the entire @AllianceHighSch family,” he wrote.