Pattaya’s Love for Children Club awards scholarships

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Pattaya’s Love for Children Club rewarded 30 good, but indigent Pattaya students with 2,000 baht scholarships for their upcoming school terms.

This year marks the 8th year the club has presented these scholarships to 3 students in each of Pattaya’s 10 public schools.

Club president, Khosit Kaewtrirat, explained further at the Aug. 18 ceremony at Pattaya City Hall, “The (scholarships) are awarded to the same student each year, beginning in Prathom 1 … with a plan to continue until the highest grade, Matthayom 3, over a period of 9 years.”

Club president, Khosit Kaewtrirat, says “The scholarships are awarded to the same student each year (for a planned 9 years total), beginning in Prathom 1.”Club president, Khosit Kaewtrirat, says “The scholarships are awarded to the same student each year (for a planned 9 years total), beginning in Prathom 1.”

Most of the money for these scholarships has come from successful club members with businesses in Pattaya or neighboring cities.

In addition to the 30, 2,000-baht awards, the business owners association also granted 12, 1,000-baht scholarships to students with grade point averages higher than 3.0 for “encouragement and support,” Khosit said.

Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome presents a scholarship to a deserving student.Mayor Itthiphol Kunplome presents a scholarship to a deserving student.

Club members, city officials and students gather for thank you photo.Club members, city officials and students gather for thank you photo.