Georgia Tech's oldest living alumnus had wish fulfilled

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Credit: Georgia Tech

Sam Ledbetter is Georgia Tech's oldest living alumni at age 104.

According to Georgia Tech's post on Facebook, when Georgia Tech found out that Sam had never gotten the opportunity to ride in the Ramblin' Wreck, they immediately knew that had to be changed!

Sam spent many years on campus and returned many times.  Sam has never had the opportunity to ride in the Ford Model A Sport Coupe that has become an iconic symbol of Georgia Tech’s student body.

According to the University, the Alumni Association went to work setting up a tour of campus, with the Ramblin’ Wreck serving as the official coach. During the ride Sam pulled up right beside Tech Tower for a visit with President G.P. “Bud” Peterson, who helped complete the guest of honor’s wardrobe with a Georgia Tech pin. 

Below is video of Sam's ride in October 2015 when he turned 103.