Saugatuck Public Schools Select New Mascot
At a Saugatuck Public Schools Board of Education meeting, a new mascot was selected. The SPS Mascot Development Committee is changing the school mascot from Indians to Trailblazers.
It was a seven-month process that enlisted input from an advisory group, board workshops, and conceptual art provided by SHS art students. Superintendent Dr. Tim Travis told FOX 17,
I applaud the board for embarking on this journey that ultimately fosters a school culture conducive to learning that values racial equity, diversity and the inclusion of all students. Trailblazers captures the district goal of students finding their unique educational path as well as leading the way to a better future for others.
Students, parents, community members and alumni submitted over ninety suggestions for the new mascot. The school district is now busy working on suggestions. developing images, messaging and brand standards for the schools. They will continue to work to "capture the Trailblazer spirit". Royal blue and orange will remain the colors for the new mascot.
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