New statue to replace Cougar

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Ashton Lux

The Cougar statue in front of the school, in place since the 1990s, will soon be replaced by a new statue.

Desi Beireis, Senior Writer

A new cougar is coming to the pride of Texas

Principle Scott is working on a fundraiser to cover the cost of a new cougar statue for the front of the school. The same cougar statue can be found outside the BYU campus in Provo, Utah.

Here is a list of the Donation levels:

  • Silver donors($1-2499) – Thank you letter and recognition on the school website
  • Gold donors($2500-4999) – Thank you letter and recognition on the school website, special invitation and recognition, and dedicated ceremony
  • Platinum donors($5000+) – Thank you letter and recognition on the school website, social media shout out, dedicated ceremony
  • Sponsorship – Thank you letter and recognition on the school website, special invitation and recognition¬† dedicated ceremony, a photo session with the cougar when it is finished

The total for the statue is estimated to be around $80,000. No decision has been made on where the old cougar statue will be relocated.