College of Western Idaho's (CWI) Board of Trustees announced the official mascot for the College will be an otter during their monthly meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 17.
Vice Chairperson Mark Dunham put forth the recommendation for a vote on the mascot to Chairperson C.A. “Skip” Smyser as well as the rest of the Board, and the resolution passed.
Dunham made the recommendation following work completed by the College’s mascot committee which incorporated input from stakeholders at CWI as well as the community.
Creative development of the otter mascot will be forthcoming as the College integrates the new mascot into its brand.