Find Out How To Become The Next Nittany Lion Mascot October 3

Think you have what it takes to become the next poster child of Beaver Stadium? Have you been practicing your one-armed pushups?

If so, head on over to the information session on Monday, October 3, to find out how you can become the next Nittany Lion. It starts at 6:30 p.m. in the Horace Ashenfelter Multi-sport complex.

“This year we are selecting a student to be the next Nittany Lion mascot,” Penn State Cheerleading Spirit Director Curtis White said. “With a celebrated legacy, the Nittany Lion has been a representation of school spirit and pride since its creation in 1904. This year, one student has the ability to make their stamp on Penn State history.”

The session will include information about tryout requirements, position responsibilities, important dates, and tips on how to prepare for a successful tryout. Training classes for candidates will begin on Tuesday, October 11.

Applications for the position will be due on Friday, November 25, with tryouts set to start on Monday, December 5. The perfect applicant is desired to have excellent time-management skills.

For more information, email Curtis White.

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