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.
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