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Rattapol (Pik), 13, EDF Scholarship Applicant for School Year 2020, Surin Province
Pik or Rattapol, 13, Grade 7 student from Surin province, is one of EDF scholarship applicants for the coming school year 2020. He is now living with his parents and grand parents in rural area of Surin province. Pik is an only child of his parents, but his mother is now 7-month old pregnant and going to deliver another new baby soon. The parents are low pay menial workers and now working at the local noodle shop.

His mother has to temporarily stop working because of pregnancy causes his father working in hardship alone and could not earn enough money to support the whole family. While the grandparents are too old to work hard especially the grandmother who is suffering from many disease and has to visit the doctor very often.
Besides studying, Pik is also talented at playing musical instrument and was chosen as a memeber of the school marching band. Recently, the school just won the 2nd prize in the marching band competition in provincial level.
 

Pik is talented in playing musical instruments and also a member of school maeching band.


His School Marching Band recently won the 2nd prize in provincial marching band competition
 
After school, Pik always practices with his friends in the marching band and then goes to help his father work part time at the local noodle shop such as serving and washing the dishes and get paid 80-100 Baht each time. After his mother got pregnant and had to stop working, Pik has to go to work at the noodle shop in the evening almost every day to help his father earn enough for the living.


After finish practicing with school marching band, Pik oftem helps his father work part time at a local noodle shop.


Pik helps serving noodles and washing the dishes and get paid 80-100 Baht each time

Pik dreams to be a professional musician and wish to continue his education until finishing secondary school so that he can pursue his dream onto higher education. His homeroom teacher is touched by his hard working in studying and practicing playing music, and decided to apply him for EDF scholarship to continue his study in the coming school year 2020.


Pik dreams to be a musician, therefore, he decided to apply for EDF scholarship to pursue his dream in studying onto higher education
 
Pik wrote in his letter enclosed with the scholarship application that "If I have a chance to get a scholarship,I will try my best in studying and practicing skill in playing musical instruments to pursue my dream, I just want an opportunity to reach my fullest potential in studying so that I can have a good job and earn enough to support my parents and elderly grandparents"
2019-12-06 | Featured Stories | เปิดอ่าน 1294

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