CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - The Corpus Christi Independent School District announced Monday via Twitter that a new mascot has been selected to replace Hamlin Middle School's Rebel mascot.
Carl O. Hamlin Middle School to become the Hawks - Hamlin M.S. students, their families, and school staff cast ballots 1/23-1/26 to select a new mascot, with the Hawks emerging as the winner. With 666 ballots cast, the Hawks prevailed, receiving 372 votes to the Shark’s 294 votes pic.twitter.com/9loCnthcUj— CCISD (@CCISD) January 29, 2018
Students, families, and staff cast ballots between Jan. 23-26. 666 ballots were cast and the "Hawks" beat out the "Sharks" 372-294.
Kiii News Reporter Brian Burns spoke with parents and residents in the area to find out how they feel about the change.
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