Thunder mountain elementary has a new mascot
Published: Mar. 15, 2023 at 5:01 PM MDT
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - Thunder Mountain Elementary unveiled its new mascot today.
The school’s previous mascot was the Thunderbirds.
A state measure passed nearly two years ago made it illegal to use Native Americans as representation of a mascot.
Their ceremony began at 1:30 p.m.
School staff filled the gym along with pupils excited for the new launch.
Another area school, this one in Montrose, changed it’s mascot from the Thunderbirds to the Timberwolves.
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