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Archive for December, 2009

The members of William & Mary’s Wesley Foundation decided to get in on the fun and come up with a mascot of their own. The Wesley Foundation is the United Methodist campus ministry at the College. In a move that parallels the W&M Mascot search, the Wesley Foundation’s mascot search is underway and they recently [...]

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When you unveil drawings of five mascot finalists after months of waiting, it’s difficult to get people to read the text that surrounds the images you present. One item of importance is that the sketches of the five finalists represent concepts for five mascot possibilities. I’ve been carefully reading all of the comments, ideas and [...]

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Speaking of …

Speaking of . . . . . . Griffins, did you know its bald eagle head hearkens back to W&M as Alma Mater of a Nation? . . . Kings and Queens, did you know W&M has a royal charter? . . . the Phoenix, did you know this mythical bird was on the seal [...]

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We’re excited about the unveiling of five mascot concepts. Visit the Mascot Search home page for a presentation of the five finalists and a chance to tell us what you think. The deadline for completing the feedback survey is 5:00PM on Thursday, January 7, 2010. http://www.wm.edu/mascot Hope you like them, – Susan T. Evans

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The W&M Mascot Committee will unveil 5 mascot finalists tomorrow morning about 9AM at http://www.wm.edu/mascot. Terry Driscoll, W&M Athletics Director and chair of the Mascot Committee, will be appearing on The Tide radio (92.3 FM) shortly after the announcement to discuss the five finalist concepts. Tune in to that interview which will be streamed live [...]

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So what will you see when you finally see the five mascot finalists? Sketches. Torch Creative is finishing up the creation of black and white sketches for each of the five mascot concepts. The main focus in each drawing will be “the head.” The “bodies” of each mascot idea will be represented in the sketches [...]

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Why we’re going to need your feedback.

Soon, the five Tribe mascot finalists will be unveiled. We are anxious to get your feedback on the options because you, yes you!, can help us create a great Tribe mascot. I followed the Roanoke College mascot search and this page describes how “public feedback was used to improve the initial concept.” Likewise, Tribe – [...]

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