The new student came into the lecture hall carrying money collected from “discovering” various awards. Hua Ban Mai (Quang Ninh), who always had a bright face, said that she was ready to face and overcome the difficulties in the journey to the lecture hall ahead.
grew up with the love of grandparents
Due to the lack of affection from her parents since childhood, Ban Mai studied and grew up quietly. She is not only the valedictorian of the high school graduation examination of Vu Van Hieu High School in 2023, but she is also the valedictorian of the Chinese language major (Ha Long University).
Met Mai in the hostel, she was studying Chinese diligently, sitting on a small bed. Mai’s body is slim but her eyes are always full of confidence and intense passion for learning. Mai’s parents divorced when she was young, she grew up with the love and care of her grandparents.
Mai honestly said that her memories of her parents were quite vague. When Mai was 6 years old, her father suddenly died of a serious illness. I have met my mother very few times, all that remains is the memory of the time someone told me and brought Chhoti Mai to her mother’s funeral.
To compensate for the misfortune of their orphaned grandson, the grandparents raised and cared for their granddaughter single-handedly. Mrs. Vu Thi Thanh Tam (74 years old) remembers the days of taking care of her granddaughter when she was little, when she lacked the care of both parents.
“Ban Mai is the name my father gave me with the hope that I will always shine like the sunrise. The entire family believes that the presence of Mai brings joy and happiness to all, bringing new beginnings, Good,” Mr. Tam said.
Mai, who loves her grandparents, always tries to study well to please her grandparents. Ban Mai longs to touch a university lecture hall, eager to set foot in a university in Hanoi. But the pain started again. Last May, her grandfather passed away, leaving only Mai and her niece in the family to depend on each other.
Collect Tuition Payment Bonus
Ban Mai shows her preparations to go to school, having collected several million dongs from “hunting” for prizes in competitions in high school, having money to temporarily pay the entrance fee.
When asked about her plans to cover the costs of studying and living in the upcoming student years, the girl from the mining lands determined to study well enough to receive a scholarship from the school to ease the burden of tuition. Did. “I even considered taking out student loans to continue my studies and then going to work to pay off the loans,” Mai said.
By reading notices on university groups, Mai found out about the scholarship program. relay for school of newspapers Youth, the girl completed the registration application as per the instructions. Mai sent her application honestly, but in her heart she did not dare to think that she would be selected because she had read and knew that there were many conditions that were much more difficult.
Speaking about her former student, teacher Doan Thi Thuy Duong (Vu Van Hieu High School) said she was very impressed by Mai’s ability and will to learn. Because even though her parents died early, she lived with her grandparents since childhood, but Mai was always active in her studies. She excels in literature and is always ready to share with and support her friends.
Because she is the homeroom teacher and knows her students’ situations well, Ms. Duong always follows closely to immediately encourage her students in difficult times.
Teacher Thuy Duong shared, “In particular, even though he has not learned Chinese language for a single day in school, with the willingness to practice, he has studied by himself and is now able to communicate with Chinese people , which I really admire.” .will do.