Lawmaker wants Lamar HS to change mascot

State Senator Rodney Ellis wants HISD to change Lamar High School's mascot

December 4, 2013 3:03:54 AM PST
Lamar High School will have to cheer on something other than the Redskins if one politician gets his way.

State Senator Rodney Ellis wrote a letter to HISD Superintendent Terry Grier asking him to change the mascot. Ellis said he made the request after meeting with local Native American leaders who are concerned about the name.

The school district say the proposed change is "under discussion."

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