TSC Honours Cardinal Otunga Mosocho And Nyambaria Boys for Outstanding KCSE Results
The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has awarded two schools, Cardinal Otunga High School and Nyambaria Boys, for their remarkable performance in the 2022 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) exams. The schools were among the top performers in the country, with all their candidates meeting the minimum requirements for university admission.
The TSC presented trophies to the schools during the World Teachers Day celebrations, which were held on October 5, 2023. The TSC Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Nancy Macharia, praised the schools for their hard work and dedication, and urged them to maintain or surpass their standards of excellence.
The schools expressed their gratitude to the TSC for the recognition, which they said motivated them to work harder and achieve better results. They also attributed their success to the collaborative efforts of parents, teachers, sponsors, and education officers, as well as the guidance and discipline of the students.
Cardinal Otunga High School, which is located in Kisii County, presented 433 candidates in 2023, with a target of achieving at least a Grade B. The school’s principal, Mr. John Ombati, said that the school had invested in quality teaching and learning materials, and had also embraced digital learning to enhance the students’ performance.
Nyambaria Boys, which is situated in Nyamira County, had 28 students who scored A plain grades, 383 who scored A-minus, 76 who scored B-plus, and one who scored B plain in 2022. The school’s head teacher, Mr. James Ondieki, said that the school had implemented a rigorous academic program, and had also provided adequate co-curricular activities and mentorship to the students.
The KCSE exams are national examinations that are taken by students at the end of their secondary education in Kenya. The exams are used to determine the students’ eligibility for higher education and career opportunities. The exams are administered by the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC), which is an independent body that is responsible for setting and marking the exams.