CVCC ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT – After receiving more than 1,000 votes from students, faculty, staff and members of the community, Catawba Valley Community College’s Athletic Department will announce the winner of its “Our School, Our Brand” new athletics mascot contest at the college’s annual Spring Fling Wed., April 9 at 12:30pm.

The three finalists for the new brand are: Coyotes, Red Hawks and Thunder.

Members of the community were encouraged to cast a vote from Wed., March 26, through Wed., April 2.

“We are excited to announce our new brand for CVCC athletics,” said CVCC Athletic Director Nick Schroeder. “We truly believe we had three great finalist for the brand, and through the voting process we had a clear frontrunner for the new brand.”

Admission to CVCC’s Spring Fling is free to student, faculty and staff. Members of the public may purchase a meal for $5.