Help to make the Hesston Swathers the nation's most unique high school mascot. Vote now!
Hesston Swathers are in a pitched popularity battle against the Fowler Goldbugs, Palco Roosters, Pratt Greebacks and the Salina Saint John's Military Muleskinners. USA Today is holding a contest for the most unique high school mascot.
Five mascots from each state have been selected by USA Today staff.
Fans can vote for their favorite mascot at http://contest.usatodayhss.com/vote/mascot/ks
Primary voting will end March 5.
The state winners will the enter a second round, which will be broken down into six regions. Second round voting will take place March 6 to 14.
The final six contestiants will be in the running for $2,000 for its athletic department. Second place will be awarded $1,000, third ($500), fourth ($250) and fifth ($100).