The announcement has been made the votes counted and Lapeer High School has a new mascot. Say farewell to the Panthers and the Eagles. The two will be combining and be known as the Lapeer Lightning.

The change will go into effect for the next school year, starting in 2014. The district says it symbolizes a fresh start between students from both East and West campuses.

Take a look at the offical information released from LCS Superintendent Matt Wandrie lcsblog.com