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The Prominent Kenyan School That Made Some Of Kenya's Most Powerful Men: See Photos

St Mary's School <a class=Nairobi: Where political bigwigs were nurtured - The Standard Entertainment"/>For those of you that have heard of St. Mary's School, it happens to be one of the most prestigious schools in the country. The school which is found in the city of Nairobi was established by the catholic Church back in the year 1939. The reason why the school is very popular in the country is because some of the most prominent and prolific personalities in the country.

The school which has both the secondary and the primary section is historically known as a boy's school. The school however offers other specialized programmes for the girls as well. The school also offers international programmes like the International General Certificate of Secondary Education popularly known as the IGCSE.St. Mary's School, Nairobi - Nyongesa SandePhoto of St. Marys School in its Formative years during the precolonial period

Since it was one of the first prominent schools in the country in those year, some of the most influential Kenyan men and women took their children to St. Mary's School. In it's early days of establishment, the school had some of the best programmes Kenyan School could offer and that is why the rich would prefer their children to go to the school.

Over the years, it has become very clear that the school produced and still produces great men and women in the society. It has also become very clear that only a few can afford the school.Uhuru and Gideon join alumni as St Mary's marks 8 decades - The StandardPhoto of Former President and former Baringo Senator in one of the School functions

With its programs meant to create an all rounded students, the school has succeeded in creating some of the prominent Kenyans many of whom we know. When it comes to discipline, the school has ensured that is well taken care of in order to create a student that is better equipped to survive in today's society. Being a catholic sponsored school, the school also has a lot of focus on the spirituality of students.Grade 3 Pupil Takes Shot at Jeff Koinange's Job [VIDEO] - an effort to nurture talents and make the student to grow wholly, the school also has extra curricular activities and students are even allowed to play against their parents in most of their parent's Days. That actually explains why the school has some of the most competent clubs meant to nurture talents.PHOTOS: Uhuru rocks school uniform as St Mary's marks eight decades - The  Standard EntertainmentPhoto of former president Uhuru Kenyatta wearing the St. Marys School Uniform in one of the school functions

There are lots of prominent personalities who went through the school system include the former president Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta and even his elder brother Muhoho Kenyatta. The two were sons of the first president of the republic Kenyatta. Jeff Koinange who is also one of the veteran journalists is also an Alumni of the same school. Jeff Koinange is the eldest son of the former Maumau Freedom fighter Mbiu Koinange. Jeff Koinange and Uhuru Kenyatta are cousins and were in the school in the same era.1979 photo of then Vice President Mwai Kibaki awarding young Uhuru as the best 'A' Level student in History as St. Marys School

Popular Hollywood star Lupita Nyong'o who is also the daughter of Kisumu Governor Anyang' Nyong'o is also an alumni of St. Mary's School. The late first born son of former Prime Minister Raila Odinga Fidel Odinga also went to St. Mary's School.PHOTOS: Uhuru rocks school uniform as St Mary's marks eight decades - The  Standard EntertainmentKenya's popular billionaire Jimmy Wanjigi is also an Alumni of St. Mary's School. Former Baringo County Senator and son of the late President Moi is also an alumni of the school. Another Popular Musician that went to St. Mary's School is the famous Eric Wainaina. Rachel Omamo who is also the former Foreign Affairs Minister is also an Alumni of St. Mary's School.St Mary's School International SchoolShare your thoughts about this article on the comment section below and also don't forget to like and share the article.

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