Coast students missing from Top 100 honour roll
By GEORGE ORIDO
Coast region registered some excellent individual results in the 2011 KCSE results but produced no student in the top 100 list.
According to results released by Education Minister Sam Ongeri Wednesday, Abdiraman Mohamed Hassan from Abu Hureira Academy scored grade A of 12.3716 points, followed closely by Naima Nurrein Mwatsifu of Sheikh Khalif Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan Secondary.
Sheikh Khalifa producing four of the best performers while Aga Khan High had three. Last year, Opaka Mitchel Naywaka topped Coast with a mean score of 86.7755.
Kenyatta High School in Taita Taveta County produced eight of the top ten led by Paul Mwangura (12.0523 points).
Kilifi’s best candidate, Katana David Charo of Ribe Boys High School, scooped an A grade of 11.7650 points. St Teresa’s and Dzitsoni Secondary schools produced the first and second runners up in the county — Tsuma Joseph Mapiku (11.7389) and Mwanikuni Muye (11.5839).
Kwale had six boys and four girls in its top ten. Mwakuza Hali from Kinango Secondary School scored grade A while Munyoki Benson of Kwale High had A- (minus).
From Lamu Girls’ Secondary School, Benter Anyango Omondi scored A to emerge tops in the county with her schoolmates Sylvia Kadzo Katana and Issa Aisha Bakari coming position two and three respectively with an A- (minus). Tana River’s best candidate scored a B+.
Coast had 22,581 candidates out of which 9,478 were female while 13,103 were male. The province had 285 exam centres.
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