WGVA 106.3FM 1240AMMix 98.5101.7 The WallWFLR Finger Lakes Country Classic Hits 99.3The Lake 100.1/104.5 WAUB 96.3FM 1590AM

Voting Underway on Canandaigua Academy’s New Nickname/Mascot


The choices are Bears, Cardinals, Gray Wolves, or just simply, “No.” And the question that residents of the Canandaigua City School District will be answering over the next five days is “Do you want a nickname or mascot?

If the voting finds that a majority of residents want a mascot and nickname, the option with the most votes will be presented to the school board for approval at the end of the month.

Canandaigua had to relinquish its Braves mascot after the State Education Dept. ruled all schools with Native American mascots must replace them by the end of this school year.


Get the top stories on your radio 24/7 on Finger Lakes News Radio 96.3 and 1590, WAUB and 106.3 and 1240, WGVA, and on Finger Lakes Country, 96.1/96.9/101.9/1570 WFLR.