LU Alumni Felix Kipkemboi scoops 2nd Runners up position in Teacher of the Year Awards 2019

LU Alumni Felix Kipkemboi, a teacher at Jemovo Secondary School, Western Region, emerges 2nd runners up in the TOYA (Teacher of the Year Award) Category 2019 Nationally. He graduated in 2007 with First class Honors in Education (B.Ed Arts -History and Kiswahili).  According to Felix, LU molded him into an all-round citizen and as a teacher gave him an opportunity to transform the society as enshrined in the LU Vision. “Indeed Laikipia University is committed to the Vision: A University for valued transformation of society.  I left Laikipia University as a transformed servant of the people and I am proud of Laikipia University.”

In Laikipia University Felix also trained in Computer Applications, a course that has been of great help to his career since it equipped him with the 21st century computing skills.

Felix also served as:

  • The Christian Union Treasurer (LCCU)
  • Vihiga University students Associations Treasurer (VUSA)
  • Western outreach Treasurer (WESO)

Felix has a Masters of Education degree in Education Psychology from Moi University and has published 3 papers:

  1. Kipkemboi, F. & Korir, D. K. (2014). An Assessment of the Influence of Family Background    on Students’ Academic Performance in Vihiga County, Kenya.  International Journal of Advanced Research.  2(2), 1312-1318. Journal homepage:                                                                                                                  
  2. Kipkemboi, F. & Korir, D. K.  (2014). The Contribution of Students’ Personal Effort in their Academic Performance in Vihiga County, Kenya. Journal of Emerging Trends in    Educational Research and Policy Studies (JETERAPS) 5(1), 87-90.
  3. Kipkemboi, F. & Korir, D. K. (2014). The Impact of School Environment and Peer Influences on Students’ Academic Performance in Vihiga County, Kenya.   International   Journal of Humanities and Social Science. 4(5), 240-251.
  4. Kipkemboi, F. (2015). Psychosocial Factors Affecting Student’s Academic Performance: A  case of Sabatia district, Vihiga County, Kenya. M.PHIL. Thesis. Moi University.

Congratulations Felix, we are proud of you.



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