2015 DEC Prize Giving
Kiswahili Category Winners with Will, Hezekiel(SwahiliHub who sponsored the prize laptops) Michael and Mercy
The 2015 Digital Essay Competition is on the third year running organised by eKitabu. The essay competition in the 47 counties and it part of eKitabu’s mission to advance digital education to allow students create their own digital content.
The digital contest is open to all students in all public and private schools across Kenya. This year’s theme was an open letter to the Head of State; Dear Mr President,….. My life as a Digital Learner.
Over 2,100 entries were made with 112 new schools, 65% up from 2014. Primary Schools that participated this year were 71 and Secondary Schools were 101, hereby making a total of 172 schools.
Among the 60 Finalists this year, 43 were female students and 17 were male students.
Among the 16 Winners this year, 12 were female students and 4 male students.
|Primary English Category|
|Zamzam Suleiman||Little Angels Primary||Isiolo||Grand Prize Winner|
|Linda Nyawira||Thika Road Christian
|Sarah Mochama||Mbagathi Road Primary||Nairobi||2nd Runner-Up|
|Awak Ibahim||Mbagathi Road
|Sharon Valentine||Marion Preparatory School||Nairobi||3rd Runner-Up|
|Primary Kiswahili Category|
|Makena Marlene Gacheri||Loreto Convent Valley
Road Primary School
|Nairobi||Grand Prize Winner|
|Eileen Chepng’eno||Kericho Primary
|Darvyne Wakarind||Tetu Girls Primary||Nyeri||2nd Runner-Up|
|Secondary English Category|
|Velvin Chebet Samkul||Moi Girls High School||Uasin Gishu||Grand Prize Winner|
|Nyaragi Gekonge||Precious Blood – Riruta||Nairobi||1st Runner-Up|
|Maranda High School||Siaya||2nd Runner-Up|
|Laurie Osebe||Moi Girls Eldoret||Uasin Gishu||3rd Runner-Up|
|Maranda High School||Siaya||3rd Runner-Up|
|Secondary Kiswahili Category|
|Wafula Nasipondi Sharon||Hill School Eldoret||Uasin Gishu||Grand Prize Winner|
|Nyagaka Sandra Bonareri||Moi Girls Eldoret||Uasin Gishu||1st Runner-Up|
|Anderson Kithi||Malindi High School||Kilifi||2nd Runner-Up|
ZamZam receiving a certificate and prizes from Niccole of Field Masham.
English category Winners with Will, Michael and David (KPA Chairman)