Results for Best Mascot 2013

A
Total Votes: 48

Griffins

Washington, DC

Bell’s mascot is the mythical Griffin, which features the body and legs of a lion and the head and wings of an eagle.

B
Total Votes: 36

Clerks

Washington, DC

The school is named after Francis Lewis Cardozo, who was the first African-American to hold statewide office in the United States. Clerk is a derivative of clergyman; and Cardozo was an ordained Presbyterian minister.

C
Total Votes: 2,035

Mighty Hoppers

Washington, DC

Max Elias, a longtime science teacher at Georgetown Day School, created three sculptures that were sold in an auction when GDS featured only a lower and middle school. One of the sculptures, a grasshopper, was later returned to the school, ...

D
Total Votes: 53

Phoenix

Washington, DC

McKinley Tech's original logo was Tubal Cain; a biblical and Masonic figure associated with metal working. The school then closed in 1997 and reopened in 2004, at which point it adopted the Phoenix as its mascot to signify its rising from t...

E
Total Votes: 305

Rough Riders

Washington, DC

Not to be confused with DMX's Ruff Ryders, the nickname is a nod to the first U.S. volunteer cavalry, which was formed by the school's namesake, Teddy Roosevelt....

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