Martha was a girl with a big family and a poor family too, but she had good grades in school. She had been getting straight A's in eight years for a jacket called the scholarship jacket.
She had heard her teachers fighting about her getting the scholarship jacket. One teacher wanted Joan to have the jacket because her dad was a big person and the other wanted Martha to have it because her grades were so good.
The principal called in Martha into his office the next day and said if she wanted the jacket she'd have to pay for it.
The next day she told her principal that her grandfather wouldnt pay for it because its a scholarship jacket so then she said Joan could have it but the principal called her back and said hed make an exception and she could have the jacket.
She finaly got the jacket and went to tell her grandfather which already knew she would get it.