Ex-Janitor’s Son Tops Mechanical Engineering Board Exams, Honors Father’s Sacrifice

Ex-Janitor’s Son Tops Mechanical Engineering Board Exams, Honors Father’s Sacrifice

Knowing that his salary as janitor at an elementary school would not be enough to send his kids to college, Nelson Corbita retired early so he could pay for his son Jay Nelson Corbita’s education at Xavier University in Cagayan de Oro City, southern Philippines. His sacrifice wasn’t all blind faith because Jay Nelson had been a consistent honor student since grade school. It would surely be a waste if the young man couldn’t graduate from college just because their family didn’t have money to send him to school. With…