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Okemos schools narrows mascot search to four options

Okemos Board of Education Center
Posted at 12:09 PM, Dec 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-17 12:46:18-05

OKEMOS, Mich. — Okemos Public Schools has narrowed down its choices for a new mascot.

The district announced Friday that they're now down to four options: grizzlies, wolves, owls and eagles.

The original ten suggestions came from the Okemos community and school alumni by way of a community survey. They were then sorted through and narrowed down by the student mascot committee.

That committee includes students grades 3 to 12. The next step is for them to rank their choices before a final vote begins on Jan. 5. Then, the committee will make a recommendation to the school board on Jan. 24.

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