The College of William & Mary Mascot Finalists.
Updated: Monday, 05 Apr 2010, 10:59 AM EDT
Published : Tuesday, 08 Dec 2009, 8:44 AM EST
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - William & Mary is preparing to welcome a new mascot. On Tuesday, the college revealed five finalists in its search for a new mascot.
In 2006, the NCAA ruled that the use of the word "Tribe" was fine, but decided that William and Mary's feathered logo was demeaning to Native Americans and had to go. Now, after more than 800 ideas for a new mascot were submitted, the college has released the final five -- SEE THEM HERE .
Before making a final decision, The College of William & Mary is asking for your feedback. They've posted a link to a survey with the concept drawings of the five mascot finalists -- SUBMIT YOUR FEEDBACK HERE.
The survey will ask you to respond to four questions about the design concepts before you can submit your feedback. The college is asking that you submit your feedback by 5 p.m., January 7.
Also, if you have any William & Mary mascot memories you'd like to share, University Archivist Amy Schindler has provided a way for you to do so. CLICK HERE to share your mascot memories.
Here's an example posted on their Website:
Did you spend part of your William and Mary years as one of the mascots or know someone who did? Do you want to share your memories of attempted mascot thefts, costume or mascot malfunctions, and all things mascot-related? You are welcome to create an account and add your memories to this section of the Mascot page or if you prefer, contact University Archivist Amy Schindler ( email@example.com or 757-221-3094). In either case, please include your name and class year. We look forward to hearing from you.
William & Mary's mascot search was set up by the William & Mary Alumni Association .
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