The votes are in — for Lewis Elementary's mascot

Friday, October 29, 2010 | 1:41 p.m. CDT; updated 2:12 p.m. CDT, Saturday, October 30, 2010

COLUMBIA — At 9:05 a.m. Friday, Dan Boatman, the principal at Alpha Hart Lewis Elementary School, got on the intercom for an announcement like none other since the school opened 10 months ago.