by Cassie Mattia
Loveland, Ohio – Exciting changes are on the horizon for the Eastern Cincinnati Conference as they continue to rebrand and come up with fresh new ideas!
Just a few weeks ago, the ECC announced that they wanted to go through a league transformation which not only included adding three new schools to the conference (Little Miami, Winton Woods, and Lebanon) but also included coming up with a new conference slogan for the 2020-2021 sports season.
In order to properly decide on the new conference slogan, the ECC held a public vote, in which anyone could go onto the ECC website and select one of the top four pre-selected slogan ideas.
On June 15th the ECC announced the new slogan along with how many votes each slogan idea received. Below are the results from the vote!
“We serve a passionate community and the Board of Education respects the many different voices invested in the future of the mascot,” Lyons said, “Now is the time to unite with the common goal of selecting a mascot that celebrates Anderson’s proud traditions of academic and athletic excellence.”
The selection of the new mascot and brand for Anderson will begin during the 2020-2021 academic year. The Forest Hills District says that the selection will include students, alumni, staff, and community participants.
Forest Hills Superintendant, Scot Prebles, explained in the Forest Hills District news release that the mascot selection and rebranding process would begin sometime in July.
“Next steps in the process will begin in July and will include the creation of a timeline and the organization of a committee charged to lead the transition,” said Scot Prebles, Superintendent, “As the careful allocation of fiscal resources is always top of mind, the school will also launch a fundraising committee to ensure this transition takes place in the most cost-effective manner and using private donations to the greatest extent possible.”
The Forest Hills School District said that additional information regarding the district’s plans will be made available online at www.ForestHills.edu and on social media.
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