A Warm ‘Thanks’ from the University

After more tPresident William P. Leahy, SJhan three months of being inundated by snow, ice, winds and rain, last week Boston College Facilities Services employees were showered with praise.

“I am very appreciative of the work that you did to keep Boston College operating in the midst of a very tough winter,” University President William P. Leahy, SJ, told a team of workers who were honored last Thursday for their herculean efforts in battling this past winter’s record-setting snow fall.

From Dec. 21 through April 1, BC’s foul-weather crews took on 14 storms that together dumped almost eight feet of snow on the University’s three campuses.

“We could not have functioned this winter without all of you. We have this occasion to say ‘thank you’ and how much we appreciate the long hours and effort that you put forth.”

Vice President of Facilities Daniel Bourque echoed Fr. Leahy’s thanks. “Across the whole University, people have recognized your effort,” he told the 100 workers who attended the afternoon reception and buffet.

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