KOKOMO, Ind. – The Indiana University Kokomo cougar is one step closer to having a name.
The “Name the Cougar” committee met Friday morning (September 23) to narrow down the nearly 300 submissions received over the past few weeks.
The committee, comprised of faculty, staff, and a student representative, chose their five favorite names from the list.
The final five are:
It is now up to the student body to choose a winning name from the five finalists.
Students can cast their vote online at www.iuk.edu/cougar. Voters must be an IU Kokomo student and must use their IU Kokomo email address to participate. Only one vote per student is allowed.
Voting will end at noon on Thursday, September 29.
The winning name will be announced at the volleyball game that evening at Northwestern High School. The IU Kokomo Cougars take on the Indiana Tech Warriors at 7 p.m.
Prizes will also be awarded at the game to the five students whose ideas were chosen: first place, an iPad2; second place, an iPod Touch; third place, a Nook; fourth place, a $100 Visa gift card; and fifth place, a Cougar hoodie.
Winners must be present to receive their prize.
Indiana University Kokomo serves north central Indiana.