The two candidates who topped KCPE 2018 have been revealed. Rawlings Odhiambo of Kakamega Hills Academy and Olive Mwea of the Riara School both scored 453 marks.
Olive Mwea Olive Mwea who’s is 13 years old exclusively revealed to Kenyas.co.ke that she intends to study Pharmacy after her secondary school education.
Wild celebrations erupted at Riara Group of Schools in Nairobi and Kakamega Hills in Western Kenya after the two schools produced the top candidates in the 2018 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) exams.
Olive who thanked her teachers for the great performance in her KCPE said that her dream school is either Kenya High School or Brooke House.
“I did not expect to score 453 marks. When I got the results this afternoon, I could not believe it, until my teacher confirmed it,” excited Mwea, who was flanked by her mother, head-teacher and others who had come to celebrate her said.
More than half of the 1,520,364 candidates who sat the national exams administered between November 30 and October 1, 2018. scooped over 200 marks.