Conflict: Martha can't have the Scholarship Jacket, because
“I refuse to do it! I don’t care who her father is, her grades don’t even begin to compare to Martha’s. I won’t lie or falsify records. Martha has a straight A plus average and you know it”
“Look, Joann’s father is not only on the Board, he owns the only store in town; we could say it was a close tie and…”
“Martha,” there’s been a change in policy this year regarding the scholarship jacket. As you know, it has always been free.” “This year the Board decided to change fifteen dollars—which still won’t cover the complete cost of the jacket”. “So if you are unable to pay the fifteen dollars for the jacket, it will be given to the next one in line.