TIL West Point has a tradition of celebrating the student who came in last in class rank but still graduated, called the Goat. Including having each cadet give the Goat money.

Read more: http://failuremag.com/article/the-goats-of-west-point

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  1. Ok, read the article. Come from large military family. I heard it’s because the last guy in class was there because of a demerit he didn’t deserve. He helped someone selflessly, that’s why he got it.

    I could be wrong. 100%, but that’s what my dad told me.

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