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Sunday 19 April 2015


Asumbi girls High School in Homa Bay County will next term award top performers in 2014 KCSE as a way of motivating the students to maintain high academic standards.
The award ceremony will see the 43 students who got a mean grade of A Plain receive lap tops valued at Sh35,000 while the 124 students who got A- (minus) will be given cash tokens. The school enrolled 245 candidates and had a mean score of 10.759. 56 other students got a B Plus, 20 got B Plain while 2 students got a B- (minus). Also to be appreciated are the school’s hard working teachers who have dedicated their time to ensure the school tops the county in academics.

In 2014 exams, Asumbi has been ranked the top school in Homa Bay county and the school’s principal Sister Anne Apiyo attributes it to support from both parents and students as well as the PTA and the school board. In 2013, Asumbi had enrolled 235 candidates and managed a mean grade of B+ and a mean score  69.307.  The local community leaders have also saluted the principal for admitting more students from the as compared to previous years. The community leaders are said to be planning to honour her for her dedication to improving the school’s academic standards.
Sister Apiyo also attributes the good performance to the hard work and dedication by Asumbi teachers who have tirelessly contributed to the success of their students, as well as the non-teaching staff and parents in general.

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