LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) – After 10 weeks and over 350,000 votes at kcbd.com, the Cotton Center Elk beat out 65 other mascots to win Mascot Mania. Cotton center wins the $3,000 Grand Prize and Giant Championship Trophy. Senior Marilu Varela, who brings Eli the Elk to life, wins $2,000 in scholarship money to South Plains College.
Cotton center picked up 46% of the vote and beat out 2nd place Abernathy by over 8,000 votes. Hero the Antelope Brooke Daily picked up $1,500 in scholarship money to SPC getting 39% of the vote to finish runner-up.
Third place went to the Lubbock Christian Eagle with 10%. Shelley Stevenson earns $1,500 in scholarship money to SPC.
And finishing 4th out of 66 mascots was the Morton Indian with 5%. Victoria Ringener gets a $100 gift card to Sonic.
Our thanks to Sonic and South Plains College and to all of our great schools and communities for taking part in this yearly contest.
Pete Christy will visit Cotton Center for the Mascot Mania Championship presentation in January.
Next year it's the Cheer Championship as we spotlight cheerleaders.
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