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   Richard Mwongo

  

Richard Mwongo

House: Baringo (Hawke)
Years: 1976-1981

Some Memories of Nairobi School:
1. It was never called Nairobi (Boys or High) School – just Nairobi School or “Patch”
2. I was Class Monitor most of my years so I fairly well remember a good number of my form 1 classmates- whose names I called out during roll call every morning until - well, say second or third form. They were, as I recall:
    Abwao, Roy
    Boit, John
    Bomett, Gerald
    Chege G
    Gathige
    Kabiru
    Karanja
    Kariuki
    Kibaara
    Kimani V
    Kimari Chege
    Kung’u
    Lakhmidass
    Lochab
    Mugo
    Muraguri
    Mwangi
    Mwaniki
    Mwongo
    Naji Said
    Ngugi Thiongo
    Odunga
    Odhiambo
    Otieno
    Otunga
    …?
    ???
3. 1976 Joined 'Patch' Form 1K – in Junior House then transferred to Tana (Intermediate) House
4. House Monitor – Tana - 1977
5. 1978 - Baringo House (Hawke)
6. 1979:
  • House Hockey Captain
  • 2nd XI School Hockey Team
  • 2nd XV School Rugby Team
  • Secretary Christian Union
    7. 1980:
  • House Rugby Captain
  • 1st XV School Rugby Team
  • 1st XI School Hockey Team
  • Chairman Christian Union
    8. 1981 Head of School 1st term so moved down to HOS’s Study; witnessed Fourth form riot near end of the 1st term
    9. Declined to resume office as Head of School in the 2nd term; Odhiambo J appointed Head of School.
    10. 1981 – Back to Baringo House where I was kindly hosted by Head of House Gerald Bomett
    11. Left 1981 – UVIArts 4 principal subjects, 2 subsidiary.
    12. 1983 - University of Nairobi, Faculty of Law

    (Registered - 28th February 2009)

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