Clean sweep: Janitor sends 5 kids to private college for free
BOSTON (CBS News) – Boston College is one of the most prestigious private universities in the country. And although there is certainly money in their trust funds, it’s safe to say no one there feels any richer than the man in the mirror.
Fred Vautour works overnights as a janitor at BC.
Fred Vautour//CBS NewsAnd this is the story of how he parlayed this relatively low-paying job into a gold mine, thanks to a university policy that says if you work here your kids can go here for free — assuming they’re accepted. Which is not easy.
And yet back in 1998, his oldest daughter Amy actually got in.
“She broke down crying, and I broke down crying, and we hugged each other. And there’s pictures in my house of that.”
He still keeps the acceptance letter on his wall.
Fred Vautour shows Steve Hartman where he keeps the Boston College acceptance letters of his five