Poor kid successfully fights way to top university

Poor kid successfully fights way to top university

By Agencies

A student from a poor family in Hebei province, who scored high on college entrance exams and was admitted to one of the country’s top universities, has refused all financial aid that swarmed in after his plight was reported by media.

Pang Zhongwang, 18, a high school graduate in Cangzhou, scored 684 out of 750 points on China’s national college entrance examination.

He has been admitted by Tsinghua University and is expected to receive the school’s letter of admission around Monday, according to Fan Hongqi, vice-president of Wuqiao High School where Pang graduated.

“Before I came to visit his home three years ago, nobody knew his family faced so many difficulties,” said Li Ying, one of Pang’s teachers.

His father, who is schizophrenic, can only do simple manual work, while his mother’s lower limbs are disabled and she must be taken care of by his grandparents.

“You can’t see one piece of decent furniture or appliance at his home,” said a reporter surnamed Zhou with a local newspaper who visited Pang’s family.

“It’s hard to imagine that such an excellent boy grew up in such a difficult situation, for which he definitely deserved special bonus scores,” Zhou said.

The bonus scores Zhou mentioned were 60 points, provided Read More

Source:: Daily Mail News

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