Changing lives: Wealthy businessman offers to pay college fees for whole class of high school graduates

Changing lives: Wealthy businessman offers to pay college fees for whole class of high school graduates

- Pete Kadens was pulled by the dier need of students at Scottland High School

- To him, he needed to give back to the community and his idea was to send high school graduands to college

- The kind tycoon offered to part ways with GHC16.3 million and promised to clear all their pending bills at school

- Pete believes dreamers at the school are a vital part of development and need to be taken care of and nurtured

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January, 31 2019, started off normal for students at US school Scott High School.

Soon after, their lives were changed forever by a man they had never seen, met or even heard off in all their years.

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Pete Kadens, a wealthy businessman from Ohio, decided he wanted to give back to the society and the lucky recipients of his goodwill were Scottland learners.

So, while in class, the students were directed towards the school’s gym and asked to take their seats as they all wondered what in the world was happening.

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A lean man then got on the podium and greeted them with a mighty smile on his face.

Pete then told them any seniors in the room who were about to graduate should worry no more about how they were going to clear their fees.

“If you are sitting here in this room today, as a soon-to-be graduating senior, tuition, room and board, books and fees will be paid for you,” the tycoon told CBS news.

Immediately, the students who were previously quiet erupted in cheer and thanked the heavens for the miracle that fell on their laps.

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But wait, there was more!

Pete then added the learners would also receive college scholarships and would not have to struggle to look for funding to further their studies.

Then came the icing on the cake. Pete offered to school each student’s parent if they were interested in gaining an education.

All his kindness meant the billionaire parted ways with GHC16.3 million in one day.

Pete who was born and raised in Ohio said he always wanted to give back to the society.

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“If you want to make a difference, you go to the epicentre of inequity,” the kind billionaire said.

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