First Round

57 Eligible New Nickname Submissions (as of April 16, 2021)

  • The below submissions for a new nickname/logo for RHS and RMS were among the 96 distinct submissions recieved via a survey open Feb. 28-March 12, 2021. More than 1,315 submissions were received. The eligible 57* were determined after reviewing all the submissions against the new nickname's guiding principles.

    *NOTE: "Radnor R" was reclaimed as a new nickname option by the committee at its April 15 meeting. A new nickname submission of "Just R" was received among the 96 total submissions, but was originally among the 39 discarded suggestions to reach the initial 56. 

    1. Bellwethers ​
    2. Caracals ​
    3. Cardinals ​
    4. Crimson Tide ​
    5. Dragons​
    6. Eagles ​
    7. Engineers​
    8. Falcons ​
    9. Fire ​
    10. Foxes​
    11. Grizzlies/Bears ​
    12. Gryphons/Griffin ​
    13. Hawks​
    14. Honey Badgers  ​
    15. Liberty ​
    16. Lightning ​
    17. Lions/Pride ​
    18. Maroons/Red ​
    19. Mustangs ​
    20. No Nickname, simply Radnor with "R" as the logo
    21. Owls ​
    22. Panthers ​
    23. Patriots ​
    24. Phoenix ​
    25. Pirates ​
    26. Rabbits ​
    27. Racers   ​
    28. Rain Frogs  ​
    29. Rams​
    30. Rangers ​
    31. Raptors​
    32. Rascals  ​
    33. Rattlesnakes ​
    34. Ravens​
    35. Rays ​
    36. Red Deer/Stags ​
    37. Redbirds ​
    38. Redwings ​
    39. Regiment ​
    40. Renegades ​
    41. Retrievers ​
    42. Revolution ​
    43. Rhinos​
    44. Rivals ​
    45. River Otters​
    46. Riveters ​
    47. Roadrunners ​
    48. Robins ​
    49. Rockets ​
    50. Rollers   ​
    51. Royals ​
    52. Ruckus​
    53. Silures ​
    54. Stars ​
    55. Trailblazers ​
    56. Warriors  ​
    57. Wolves

Second Round

8-10 New Nickname Options for Focus Group Feedback (as of April 19, 2021)

  • In alphabetical order, the eight new nickname/logo options as selected by the Mascot Selection and Rebranding Committee on April 15 and 19 for feedback from stakeholder focus groups.

    • Dragons

    • Griffins/Gryphons

    • Hawks

    • No Nickname, simply Radnor with "R" as the logo

    • Phoenix

    • Rain Frogs

    • Raptors

    • Ruckus

Third Round

4 New Nickname Options for Student Voting (June 11, 2021)

    • Griffins/Gryphons

    • "R" for Radnor

    • Raptors

    • Ruckus

Fourth Round

2 New Nickname Options for Student Voting (June 14, 2021)

    • "R" for Radnor

    • Raptors

Final Round

The New RHS and RMS Nickname (June 29, 2021)

    • Raptors was selected by 8-12th grade students with 55.87% of the student vote (552 votes). “R” for Radnor received 436 votes (44.13%). The 988 total student votes wee 67.76% of the student body in grades 8-12 enrolled as of June 11, 2021. 

    • Raptors was unanimously approved by the School Board as the new nickname for RHS and RMS at its June 29, 2021 Business meeting.