It’s true that environment is a key factor in shaping the behavioral changes of human beings. It’s also worth stating that intelligence can be enhanced by the people who surround us. This can also be amalgamated with our attitude towards the therapists.
Similar characteristics among people are brought about by the nature of circumstances they encounter on the day-to-day experience, whether positive or negative.
When students do exemplary well in exams, both the parents and the learning environment should be praised.
What about children who are born the same day by the same mother, precisely twins? If allowed to be influenced by similar factors, can their experience especially book work be related?
The answer to this question can be derived from having slight insight on the now famous twins, Myron Kipkoech and Malva Chepkorir.
“The two children have been good friends all along”, says Chelimo Meli, there mother. “They’ve always supported each other both in house chores and academic work”. Chelimo added.
The duo managed to score 392 marks in the Kenya certificate of primary education (KCPE) 2021.
Kipkoech and Chepkorir were both candidates of Utawala Academy, a public boarding school in Utawala Nairobi.
The two pupils were in the same primary school since childhood, and were so competitive.
Even their index numbers followed each other. Chepkorir was index numbers 16 while Kipkoech was index number 17. “Their marks were so close with a difference of between 5 and 10, though Chepkorir was rarely ahead of her brother”, the mother added.
Chepkorir and Kipkoech, the only set of twins in the family wants to join Moi girls Eldoret and Kapsabet boys high school respectively.
Kipkoech wants to pursue architecture later after highschool while Chepkorir dreams of being a pediatrician.
In the KCPE exam released on the March 28, private schools accounted for 12 out of 14 top most slots.
At least 11,857 candidates scored 400 marks and above while about 315, 275 candidates scored above 300 marks.