Janitor goes from cleaning schools to education degree
Walking across the University of Missouri–St. Louis stage to accept his bachelor’s degree in elementary education on Sunday is something Toby Meyer would have never imagined 10 years ago.
After graduating from high school, the self-described “couch potato” had little motivation. It wasn’t until he landed a job as a janitor at his alma mater, Rose Acres Elementary School in Maryland Heights, Mo., that he discovered his true calling was to be at the front of the classroom, not cleaning it.
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