Governor Simon Kachapin and his deputy Robert Komolle have today joined Roads and Transport CS Kipchumba Murkomen, locals leaders, teachers and students for a thanksgiving ceremony at Chewoyet National School after posting a mean score of 8.3 in the 2022 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examinations.

Governor Simon Kachapin, an alumni of the school, said the seasoned academic giant has produced great students over the years who have gone to change the nation positively.

“A mean score of 8.3 is no mean feat. Chewoyet is rising higher and my heart is here. You have done us proud and we shall continue to support the school,” said the governor.

His deputy Komolle hailed the school for putting West Pokot on the map as an academic powerhouse.

School Principal Kiminisi Barasa said teamwork between students, teachers and parents played a role in the school's performance.

228 students attained university entry grades and the school is aiming for 100% transition rate to university in the coming years.

Out of the 228, one student got an A, 27 A-, 47 B+, 57 B, 50 B- and 46 got C+ of 276 students who sat for the 2022 KCSE exams.