Kenya: Top KCPE Candidate Mackenzie Wants to Be a Robotics Engineer

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Nairobi — The 2021 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) exams top candidate Magata Bruce Mackenzie says he wants to join Alliance Boys.

Mackenzie who emerged top after scoring 428 marks attributed his success to hard work and putting in extra hours.

“I expected to pass but not being Kenya’s top. Studying extra hours and in my free time is what has led to this success,” he said as he acknowledged and thanked God for his success.

He said he wants to become a Robotics Engineer after completing his University education.

“I now have a good head start and I hope to fulfill my dream,” he said.

His mother expressed joy following his son’s success even though she noted that she did not expect him to be ranked among the top performers in the country.

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“I knew he would do well but not this much. I give all the glory to God. Magata has been s a self-driven child and he has always given me easy time.”

In results released Monday by Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha, Momanyi Ashley Kerubo of Makini School in Kibos, Kisumu, was ranked the second best performer after garnering 427 marks.

Magoha said that the third position was carried by six candidates who scored 426 points.

“These are remarkable results and I congratulate the stars of the 2021 KCPE examinations,” said Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha when he released the results.