KCPE star contestant admitted to national school after being abandoned by parents
Brian Sagamo joined Nanyuki High School after his father sent him to the institution empty-handed on the first day.
Speaking to the media on Thursday, May 12, the school’s headmaster, Oliver Munishi, said the administration would help the student get some basic needs to enable him to settle in and focus on his studies. .
He said he would also make a personal contribution to the student’s tuition.
Nanyuki High School in Laikipia County.
Interestingly, Sagamo revealed that he was not called up to Nanyuki, the most selected school by Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) candidates in 2021.
The Form One student, who scored 387 points, said his father, a Boda Boda rider in Ikolomani, Kakamega County, decided to take him to the prestigious school.
“I’m from Ikolomani, Kakamega County, and went to Shiseno Elementary School. I was called to Oloolaiser High School in Kajiado, and my dad thought that school was closer,” he said. -he declares.
Moreover, a school official called on supporters to join them even as they support Sagamo in his schooling.
“If there is anyone who wants to help you, you are welcome because this is our school. We never know who these students will become in the near future,” he said.
When releasing the KSCE 2021 results on April 11, Cabinet Secretary for Education George Magoha revealed that 156,003 candidates had applied to join the school which had only 400 places.
In recent weeks, school leaders have been forced to intervene as some parents and students struggle to raise tuition fees and basic school supplies.
On May 5, Kanga High School Principal Rueben Kodiango admitted Geoffrey Omollo to the facility after his story went viral on social media after reporting to the Migori County school with an empty box.
A collage image of Geoffrey Omollo reporting for Form One admission to Kanga High School on May 4, 2022.