Boy who topped Kirinyaga in KCPE to be flown to join form one in a chopper
Aegean Mburu, the humble boy who did Kirinyaga County proud after scoring 447 marks during 2017’s KCPE results will be flown to join Form One in a Chopper.
Other than the air ride, Kirinyaga Woman Representative Wangui Ngirichi will also cater for his immediate personal needs for the whole year.
The Leader said although Mburu was from the neighbouring Nyeri County, he had brought glory to Kirinyaga and should be commended and rewarded for his star performance in the examination.
Speaking at Gatunguru primary school grounds of Kabare Ward during the burial of Ben Gacoki who was brutally murdered at his parents’ house within a Kerugoya Estate, Ngirichi said she had taken the move to motivate and encourage other students to perform well in national examinations.
“Mburu has not only brought glory to this county but also placed it on the national map since he was ranked third countrywide and his success should not just be wished away without recognition and reward, “the Leader told the mourners.
Ngirichi said since Mburu had applied for admission to the Alliance Boys High School, she will fly him there on the opening day or to any other national school he might get admitted to.
Mburu joined the Effort School in Kerugoya town at Class Four when he was a small boy, his eyes on becoming a top Engineer.
The boy who is now 14 comes from a background of genius his father being a Banker and the mother a Ph.D student /University Lecturer.
The County private schools posted the best KCPE results with over 150 such candidates scoring 400 marks and above.
Master Education Centre also posted good results with Evelyn Mwikali scoring 418 marks followed by Esther Ndanu who scored 413 marks and eight others who managed 400 marks.
As for the area public primary schools only 58 students managed to score over 400 marks and above according to the County Director of Education Stephen Magiri.
By Irungu Mwangi