(Riverton, Wyo.) – Fremont County School District #25 Superintendent Terry Snyder told the Riverton School Board Tuesday night that the winning name for the new elementary schools is… Willow Creek Elementary. That was the choice of students who voted this week after the 51 nominees were reduced to three finalists. Willow Creek received 319 votes. Second place was Riverview Elementary with 219 votes and third was Riverside Elementary with 168 votes. The new school will be constructed on West ¬†Monroe just before Major Avenue.

The mascot for the new elementary school will be chosen by its first class of students next fall. The finalist names were chosen from a field of 51 nominees, Snyder said.