Rich businessman offers to pay university fees for whole class

Rich businessman offers to pay university fees for whole class

- Pete Kadens has made a huge contribution to students at Scottland High School

- He felt the need to give back to the community and his idea was to send high school graduates to university

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

31 January started off as a normal day for students at Scottland High School in the United States.

Their lives were changed forever by a man they had never seen, met or even heard off later that same day.

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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.

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 pay for their education.

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“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.

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 send each student's parents to university if that was something they wanted to do.

The gesture is thought to cost the billionaire around R45 million.

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

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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