Top kcpe girl wants to go to the moon


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It was song and dance as Makini School, Kibos in Kisumu produced the best girl in the 2021 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) exams.

Ashley Kerubo scored 427 marks out of the possible 500, becoming the second best performer nationally.

Her performance, once again shining a bright light into the long time kcpe giant which has missed in action for some years.

I am just fascinated by space science and I am now on the path to achieving my dream


And as top performers were sharing their secrets of success and their wishes going forward, Ashley’s was to visit the moon.

The second born in the family wants to join Kenya High, and later become an Astronomer.

“I am just fascinated by space science and I am now on the path to achieving my dream,” said Kerubo.

Space Science

According to Kerubo, once she has studied space science, one of her main mission will be to visit the moon.

“I would want to explore and unravel the mysteries in the space, the beautiful stars and everything I envy in space,” she said.

Her parents, Rose Kazirika and Godfrey Bigogo said Kerubo has been a disciplined girl, and this could have been her secret to a good performance.

“The girl likes things to do with animation, but so good in avoiding distractions,” said the mother.

She said the daughter who is also a good cook was addicted to good performance to the point that she once refused to eat when she dropped to position two in class.

The father overjoyed father said he was proud of his girl, and will support her in all she wants to achieve in life.

Kevine Omollo
Kevine Omollo
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