On 7 November 2018, H.E Mr. Don Pramudwinai, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand, visited Wat Thorn Samor School in Singburi Province. The school became a member of the Young Ambassadors of Virtue Foundation’s network schools since 2001 and has actively participated in various activities of the Foundation. The school currently has 176 students with classes ranging from Kindergarten to Grade 6.
On this occasion, the Minister of Foreign Affairs awarded 20 scholarships, each valued at 2,500 baht, valued in total 50,000 baht, to students with good behavior and academic record, but lack financial resources. In addition to the scholarships, the Foundation presented the schools with laptop computers, document cabinets, and sports equipments from the Asset Procurement and Management Bureau of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs also planted a Yellow star tree, which is a symbol of courage and goodness, representing the future of youth who will grow to become a good citizen in the society. The Minister of Foreign Affairs also visited the exhibition on the school’s practice of the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy and the exhibition on innovation from other network schools of the Foundation.