Melissa, who sat the national test at the Kakamega Hill Junior School scored 402 marks out of the possible 500 marks.
She scored a mean grade of 80.4 points, registering four straight As and one B in the five-subject test. Khalwale took to social media to celebrate her performance.
“Melissa Khamwenyi Khalwale INDEX: 37615027005 English – 86(A), Kiswahili – 83(A), Mathematics – 83(A), Science – 66(B), Social Studies and Religious Education – 84(A). Total 402,” he shared the message of her results.
“My family and I, in 1000 special ways thank God, the teaching and non-teaching staff of Malinya Primary School and Kakamega Hill Junior School for the 402!”
Melissa beat her sister, Gift Atabukha, who scored 396 marks in the 2019 KCPE exam. The Kakamega County senatorial aspirant is synonymous with celebrating his children’s achievements on social media.
Among his other top performing offspring include, Linda Khalwale, who was among the top candidates with 428 marks in KCPE 2014.
In 2016, the former Senator celebrated his son, Engine Kukaste Khalwale’s KCPE performance after he scored 400 marks, which saw him join Alliance High School.
Khalwale was back to celebrate his children in 2017. He publicly congratulated his daughter Flava and son Steve for scoring 407 and 406 marks respectively in the exam that saw them transition to national schools.
In May 2021, Khalwale celebrated the results of his son, Kukaste, who scored a mean grade of B+ in the 2020 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examination.
In September 2021, he publicly lauded his daughter, Inger Imbuhia, who graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Actuarial Science from the University of Nairobi.
â€œToday is great! Inger Imbuhila Khalwale graduates with BSc Actuarial Science (Upper Second Class) University of Nairobi. Mama Fina Umina Khalwale and I thank God, Kakamega Hill Junior School, Malinya Primary School, Loreto High School Limuru and UoN for our daughterâ€™s 18-year successful journey,â€ Khalwale noted.