Peter Tabichi’s students win big in the US

Kenya shines in global awards

Peter Tabichi’s students win big in the US

Two students of award-winning teacher Peter Tabichi have once again placed Keriko Secondary School on the global map after winning the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in the United States of America (USA).

Salome Njeri and Esther Amimo had been among ten students who represented Kenya at the ISEF 2019, held in the American city of Phoenix.

Njeri and Amimo invented a device that helps the visually impaired to learn mathematics and science.

They were under the guidance of Tabichi who has been globally acclaimed for his innovative methods in teaching science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects.

His students at Keriko Seconday School, who are largely from poor households, had also qualified in 2018 but were unable to raise funds for air tickets.

The 2019 fair more than 1,700 high school students to compete for the prestigious awards.

Apart from Njeri and Amimo, there were a total of eight other Kenyan students from Mary Hill Girls and Shree Cutchi Leva Patel Samaj School (an international school). 

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