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Following is our collection of super amazing and curious facts and details explaining Seniority. This list is intended for research in school, for college students or just to feed your brain with. Possible use cases are in quizzes, differences, homework facts legend, cover facts, and many more. But nevertheless learn why is Seniority so important!

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Top 10 Seniority facts that will blow your mind.

  1. There is a Montana Law that if a student rides a horse to school, the principal has to feed, water, and tend the horse. Six seniors who were aware of this law rode their horses on the last day of school. Their principal did his duty and took care of their horses.

  2. After 37 years of work and 1,4 billion billion crayons, Emerson Moser, Crayola's senior crayon maker revealed at his retirement party that he was actually colorblind.

  3. Ron Stallworth, the man who infiltrated the ranks of the KKK and the center of the movie BlacKkKlansman, was a cheerleader, served in the Student Council, served on the Student Advisory Board to the EPISD Board, and was voted most popular in his Senior year at Austin High School

  4. An Alaska senior was quoted $65,000 for his dental work. He ended up flying and driving 3,700 miles to Mexico in order to get the entire operation done for $3,000.

  5. Charles Lightoller, the most senior officer to survive the Titanic, who forced men to leave the lifeboats at gunpoint so only women and children could board. He was then pinned underwater for some time, until a blast of hot air from the ventilator blew him to the surface.

  6. The newest member of the US Supreme Court must take notes, answer the phone, hold the door and pour the coffee for the more senior members during private meetings.

  7. In 1933 America's most senior, most decorated Marine, General Smedley Butler, told the House of Representitives that wealthy businessmen tried to recruit him to overthrow President Roosevelt in a coup, and install a fascist government.

  8. In the film The Dark Knight, the man who shouted "we are not intimidated by thugs," to the Joker, was actually Patrick Leahy, the senior senator from Vermont and a self-confessed batman fan. He has appeared in a cameo role for every other Batman film since Batman Forever.

  9. A senior auditor in the Church of Scientology was stabbed 77 times by her schizophrenic son. In line with rules of the church she refused him traditional mental healthcare, and was told by a Scientologist physician that her son had digestive issues and should be energized with vitamins instead.

  10. Most senior animators at Disney chose to work on Pocahontas rather than the Lion King as many at Disney had little faith in the project, leaving mostly first time animators to work on the Lion King.

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Code breakdown by language and activity for my fall semester as a computer science senior.

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A heatmap of my highschool using GPS data from Google Takeout. I'm a senior this year :)

Funny seniority details

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In 2008, 9-year-old Nathan Thomson was stabbed in the face as he fought an armed intruder who tried to kill his mother, who was stabbed 8 times. After saving his mother from the slasher, he has been recommended for a bravery award by one of Scotland's senior law officers for his heroic act.

An Alaska senior was quoted $65,000 for his dental work. He ended up flying and driving 3,700 miles to Mexico in order to get the entire operation done for $3,000.

Cameron Lyle, a college senior track and field athlete was awarded the NCAA’s Award of Valor in 2013 for ending his collegiate career one month early, ending his chances for a gold medal, in order to be a bone marrow donor to a 28 year old father with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

During the US invasion of Afghanistan, a CIA paramilitary team was asked by a young man for help in rescuing his sister, whom a senior Taliban official had taken as his wife. They gave him a tracking device to pass along to her. As a result, the team captured the Taliban and rescued the sister.

Elon Musk called Apple the 'Tesla graveyard', alleging that many of the tech giant's senior staff are former Tesla employees who couldn't make it at his company. Stating: "We always jokingly call Apple the 'Tesla Graveyard.' If you don't make it at Tesla, you go work at Apple. I'm not kidding."

ETS, a "non-profit" organisation, has a monopoly over graduate testing, pays its CEO more than a million dollars a year, has 36 Senior VPs or VPs earning $400,000+ a year, made $7,000,000 in profits in 2009, and maintains a 360 acre campus with swimming pools, heliports and hotels.

Vasili Arkhipov, a senior officer on a Soviet submarine, refused to launch a nuclear torpedo in October 1962 perhaps preventing WWIII

There is a non-profit organization called "House With A Heart" that takes in and cares for senior dogs, many with special needs, that have been abandoned by their owners. The facility operates as a hospice, seeing to it that older dogs are not consigned to dying in shelters, or worse.

The most senior officer to survive the Titanic also participated in evacuating soldiers off the coast of Dunkirk

The birth rate in Japan is so low, and the boom of senior citizens so huge, that adult diapers have outsold baby diapers for the last 6 years.

Kenan Thompson holds the record for longest serving African-American cast member on Saturday Night Live (12 seasons) and is currently the most senior cast member.

Two independent groups of researchers have shown that promoting random people to management is more effective than standard promotion methods like merit or seniority.

A senior scientist in the Manhattan Project was later persecuted by a member of the House Un-American Activities Committee for being "at the forefront of a revolutionary movement in physics called...quantum mechanics."

The city of Toronto once said that a staircase for seniors in a park would cost $65,000-$150,000 to build. In response, a man built it for $550, then the city tore it down.

As their senior prank, a group of 90 students walked (between two buildings) across the same street continuously for 15 minutes, using an underground tunnel that connected the two buildings. They continue long enough to cause a traffic jam, and the line of cars extended far down the road.

Conan O'Brien has majored in history and literature, graduated with a magna cum laude from Harvard University, and wrote his senior thesis on the use of children as symbols in the works of William Faulkner and Flannery O'Connor

A senior Labrador retriever named Ma Kettle was surrendered to a shelter by her owners. She then escaped her new home and walked nearly 30 miles to return to her previous owners- who would not take her back.

It is cheaper for seniors to live on a cruise ship than in a nursing home. The average nursing home is $200 a day, while Princess Cruises charge $135 a day, plus offers better food, daily fresh sheets, swimming pools, shows and entertainment, and the ability to travel anywhere in the world.

When asked what future technology they would most like to have, young adults answered "time travel" more than any age group, while 30-to-49-year-olds wanted robot servants more than any other age group. Senior citizens were the least interested in time travel.

A "fag" was a younger schoolboy who was a personal "servant" to an older schoolboy in a private school. They practiced "fagging" and a senior fag was a "fag-master"

The Netherlands arrested a Russian diplomat for mistreating his children. Two weeks later, a senior Dutch diplomat was beaten up in his security-heavy home in Moscow by anonymous thugs.

Chesty Puller, the most decorated Marine in American history. He fought guerrillas in Haiti and Nicaragua and, as a senior officer, served with distinction in World War II and the Korean War. He's known for the phrase, "We're surrounded, that simplifies things."

A high school senior named Gaby Rodriguez faked a pregnancy for 6 months as a part of her social experiment for her senior project.

Entry level NASA Astronauts only make $64,724 per year. Senior level Astronauts top out at just $141,715.

There are only 8 active Wienermobiles in the United States and only college seniors who are about to graduate are eligible to become drivers.

Seniority infographics

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Senior Engineering Manager (UK) - Job Applications

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How Lazy I've Gotten Throughout Senior Year of High School (First visualization ever)