Tuesday, 21. October 2014
09. 06. 14. - 16:00
Taking exams is tough for any student but when you have to write the answers with your feet it can be near impossible.
But that has not proved a deterrent for engineering student Peng Chao who, despite losing his hands after they were fried when he got too near to an un-fenced high-voltage electrical transformer, still manages to compete in a normal school with able-bodied students.
What is more, the 19-year-old not only competes but is consistently top of the class at his school in Panzhihua City in Sichuan Province in south-western China.
And this year along with other students of his age he is taking the prestigious university entrance exams with his teachers confident he will once again be in the top 10 percent.
Teacher Kong Yong said: "It is impossible to tell the difference between his homework and that of other students even though he writes his with his feet. It is really neat and easy to read. But then again he does everything with his feet, not just writing but also dressing, washing, eating and using the computer. He is living proof that when you put your mind to it you can achieve almost anything."
He added that even when the teenager's school results put him number one, he was still not satisfied and always tried to do even better even if it meant competing against himself.
If he passes he hopes to get a place to study civil engineering at university along with other students.
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