Kisii High School was founded in 1934 and remains one of the notable names in the country’s academic circles. It sits on a 72-acre parcel of land in Kisii
Formerly known as the Government African School (GAS), Kisii High School is among the first seven schools that were started by the South Kavirondo Local Native Council. Others include Kakamega School, Shimo la Tewa School, Kangaru School and Kagumo High School.
Apart from politicians, Kisii High School has produced men who have served Kenya in various high-profile roles.Here are notable powerful people who went through Kisii school
1. Fred Matiang’i – Interior CS
2. David Maraga – Current chief Justice of republic of kenya
3. Wycliffe Oparanya – Governor Kakamega county
4. James Ongwae – Current Kisii Governor
5. Cornel Rasanga – 1st Governor of Siaya County
6. John Nyagarama – The former Governor Nyamira
7. Chris Obure – 1st Senator of Kisii County
8. Dalmas Otieno- Former Cabinet Minister and MP for Rongo
9. Joshua Oigara – CEO KCB Group Limited.
10. Ratemo Michieka – former Vice-Chancellor of Jomo Kenyatta University
11. Robert Ouko – Athlete 400 Relay Gold Medalist at the 1972 Munich Olympics
12. Simeon Nyachae – He is long time Kisii Kingpin, MP and Cabinet Secretary of republic of kenya
13. John Henry Okwanyo – former Cabinet Minister of Commerce & Industry, the Government of the Republic of Kenya.
14 Douglas Odhiambo – . former vice chancellor Moi University
15. Ratemo Michieka – Former Vice Chancellor JKUAT