New York’s West Point Military Academy has earned a prestigious rank in the hearts and hearths of Army affiliates. Hailed as perhaps the most decorated coeducational federal service academy in the world, West Point earned its reputation by nurturing entry-level cadets and turning them into well-rounded Army officers via challenging training and high academic standards implemented in their four-year program.
During their term at West Point, students live communally in historical buildings located along the campus. One structure, the seven-story stone-clad Scott Barracks, has housed students since its construction in the 1930’s. Over time, Scott Barracks building deteriorated significantly, which led academy representatives to find a solution to preserve the building, as it was a West Point landmark. Consequently, the Academy approved a $53.8 million investment geared