Results for Best Mascot 2014

A
Total Votes: 8

Auks

Claymont, DE

The Auk is a bird found in the Atlantic Ocean that looks a bit like a penguin.

B
Total Votes: 2

Riders

Camden, DE

According to legend, Ceasar Rodney, whom the school is named after and served in the Continental Congress, rode 70 miles through a thunderstorm on July 1, 1776, and arrived in Philadelphia just in time to break the deadlock among Delaware's...

C
Total Votes: 0

Senators

Dover, DE

Dover, of course, is Delware's capital, and the home of the First State's Senate.

D
Total Votes: 0

Force

Wilmington, DE

The movie "Star Wars" gets no credit for this Force. Wilmington Charter was the first charter school in Delaware and is one of the nation's finest academic institutions, so officials wanted something different. The nickname was chosen becau...

E
Total Votes: 0

Highlanders

Wilmington, DE

The school is named after Thomas McKean, a signer of the Declaration of Independence who had a Scottish background. He lived in the Wilmington area, and the school still honors his birthday every March 19th. Band members used to wear kilts,...

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F
Total Votes: 0

Hillers

Wilmington, DE

Tower Hill was founded in 1919 by the du Pont family. The 115-foot Rockford Park (water) Tower overlooks the area. It is one of the city's leading landmarks and an architectural treasure.

G
Total Votes: 2

Green Knights

Wilmington, DE

Around 1950, a student committee was formed to choose an identity for Mount Pleasant High School, and they settled on the Green Knight of Arthurian legend. The school's football uniforms were patterned after Michigan State's.

H
Total Votes: 14

Sallies

Wilmington, DE

Salesianum, which opened in 1903, doesn't have an official mascot or nickname, but their athletic teams are often reffered to as the Sallies, a derivative of the school name.