Predecessors spur on examinees born in new century
Wuhan saw about 54,000 high school students on June
7 and 8 taking the National College Entrance Examination (the gaokao). This year marks a new chapter in the 40-year history of the gaokao: a vast majority of this year's examinees were born in
At about 8:00 A.M. on June 7, Yi Mengting, a biology teacher from Wugang No. 3 High School, was standing in front of the gate of Gangcheng No.16 High School encouraging her students while distributing admission tickets to them. Born in 1994, Yi is one of the teachers born in the 1990s with students taking the exam. The atmosphere when she was taking the gaokao seven years ago is still fresh in her memory. This time, she exclaimed, "the most cherished scene unfolds when students strive seriously after their dreams."
Yi Mengting and her students