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WILLOUGHBY, OH (WOIO) –

The superintendent of schools has ordered Willoughby South High School to get rid of the school’s mascot, “Rebels.”

A spokeswoman for Willoughby-Eastlake City Schools confirmed the decision Thursday morning.

The district released the following statement:

In light of the changing perception of the Civil War Rebel Icon, Willoughby-Eastlake City Schools has made a decision to move forward to identify a new figure to represent the South High Rebels.

 

READ MORE: Cleveland19.com

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