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My Prize At School

Wining Village Prize at District Level. I was a student at Mahiakalo primary school. And at the same school head boy as well as a scout leader. But i have never participated in sports at any time or at any level. But i just used to practice with our brothers at our farm in Lurambi Kakamega larger. One day i was selected to represent my school in athletic sport to run for three racecess- One hundred metters, 2 hundred meters and 4 by 4 hundred meters race. We were only ten students to represent the school six boys and 4 girls , when the master of ceremony announced at Bukhung studium that 4 by 4 hundred meters race participants to report at their start point.My heart started beating very fast and i saw my self carry the whole prize we went and lined up and i was the one to finish this race. Omondi started well come second gave the stick to Makokha, Makokha came the third one to give the stick to Mumasi and Mumasi gave me as the last four but i never gave up i pick it from him hurriedly overtook Omcuerema and Kiprono before i finished the corner also overtook Ombacho who was the star all these years and all the pupils in the whole villagers observers heard my schoolmate shouting my nick name mosquito, mosquito and i won the first prize of only 200 and written and complied by Mwachi Shisia.

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  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 46-60 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Bukhungu Studium, Kakamega, Kenya
 
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