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How they made it to the top

By Vision Reporter

Added 17th January 2006 03:00 AM

Amon Tukundane
WHEN his son’s performance deteriorated, Nabboth Wamala thought hard and transferred him from a Kampala school to Buyala Junior School.

Amon Tukundane
WHEN his son’s performance deteriorated, Nabboth Wamala thought hard and transferred him from a Kampala school to Buyala Junior School.

Amon Tukundane
WHEN his son’s performance deteriorated, Nabboth Wamala thought hard and transferred him from a Kampala school to Buyala Junior School.
Amon tukundane, who was in P.6 then, started improving and now he has scored aggregate five, making him the third best pupil in Mpigi district.

Kalanda Tusubira
FOR Kalanda Tusubira Mpigi district’s best pupil, Pass PLE did the magic. “At school I made sure I got every question in the pullout right. With God’s guidance and hard work, I am happy to be No.1,” she said amid smiling faces of her family. All roads now lead to Nabisunsa SSS from where she wants to get her secondary education.
Asked what she hopes to become, a relaxed Tusubira, 12, said, “I want to do sciences and become a doctor or a surgeon,”
She said the good reading environment, discussions and a parental and caring team of teachers, especially Bbala Kawamala, the headmaster, Buyala Junior School brought success.
Tusubira hailed her dad, Abby Kalanda, a businessman and mother for enabling her complete her studies, saying he always made sure she was happy at school.

Rachael Agaba
RACHAEL Agaba had no one to share the good news with, when The New Vision broke the news to her that she was the best pupil in Mbarara. Agaba was a former pupil of International Window School. From her home in Kakyeka, Mbarara municipality Agaba shared her secret to success, “I used to read hard and pay attention whenever a teacher was talking about something new.” Lost for words at first, Agaba later spoke, “I want to become a lawyer. I placed my first choice at Mt. St. Mary’s Namagunga.”

Kasese’s best
MOTHERCARE Preparatory School in Kasese once again scooped the PLE top positions in Kasese.
The best five performers were Juma Tusiibula (aggregate four), Edgar Mwebaze (aggregate four), Brenda Kamusiime (aggregate four), Muhindo Bweya (aggregate six) and Sana Kule (aggregate six).
Equally excited Kamusiime said she wanted to be a doctor.
Hakim Lokujo came seventh after tying with Hebert Munywani of Kilembe Junior and D. Twinomujuni of St Joseph’s Jeremiah Nyamwisi came tenth.

Good Hope Rwot–Omiyo
In a jocular mood, Soroti’s third best pupil in last year’s PLE says he wants to become a doctor.
The 13-year-old Rwot who is popularly referred to Good-Hope attributes his good performance to God and hard work. He now hopes to join Ndejje S.S.
He obtained seven aggregates following his dear friend, Stephen Eriatu who got six aggregates and was the best.

PAUL Katende
PAUL Katende could not hide his smiles when The New Vision broke the news about his excellent performance in PLE. The 13-year-old boy was speechless when he was told he excelled in Jinja with aggregate four. He was a former pupil of Spire Road primary school.
“I am very, very happy. I expected to score a four because I was doing well in class throughout the years. My ambition is to become an engineer,” he said with a beaming face.
Katende put his first choice at Kiira College Butiki. Katende’s elder brother with whom they live said the young boy performed to his expectations. Since he began P.1 he has never repeated any class. He has brought fame to our family,” he said.
Katende went to Kasambira primary school from P.1 to P.4 and later joined Spire Road P.S.

Desire Mukisa
LACK of school fees and having lost a dad are not bad enough to stop a brilliant student from excelling.
Desire Mukisa, 12,one of the best students in Iganga dropped out of African Outreach College and joined Victoria Junior School from where she garnered aggregate four.
Nathan Muyinda, the Victoria head teacher, saw Mukisa through primary school following the death of her dad William Kasozi in a 1997 car accident.
“I owe my performance to teachers and kind people like Mr. Muyinda. It’s their guidance that saw people like me shining,” she said. Mukisa wants to be a doctor. For her excellence, she is to receive sh200,000 from the school administration.

John Martin Engoru

LIKE father and his elder sister, John Martin Engoru, 12 aspires to become a doctor. Engoru who has been in Nkokonjeru primary school in Mbale town scored aggregate five, putting himself among the top PLE candidates in Mbale.
Popularly known as Trinity he releases an aura of confidence that he will one time treat patients the way his father, Dr Charles Engoru of Soroti regional referral hospital does.
“I thank my parents very much for having taken me to a good school,” he says.

How they made it to the top

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