District 210 Board of Education took the vote Monday night.
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The nickname was still on the jerseys of the girls’ softball team this year, but other teams just had “Lemont.”
With the resolution approved, the school will phase out the Indians this fall for activities and athletics.
It’s not clear if or when a new nickname would be selected.
Lemont School District 210 board votes unanimously to stop using the name Indians as their team name/mascot.
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Those at meeting who were in favor of keeping the name left and screamed at the board moments after vote. Several threats to vote board out. @cbschicago #lemont pic.twitter.com/OxwNFPH1HU
— Charlie De Mar (@CharlieDeMar) July 20, 2021
CBS 2’s Charlie De Mar reported those at meeting who were in favor of keeping the name left, and screamed at the board, moments after vote. There were several threats to vote board out.
“All the problems in your school and you’re worried about a name? Wake up people!” one woman yelled.
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AT 10: CBS 2’s Charlie De Mar has more from the meeting.