Harry the Highlander jumped to life in the spring of 2017. He was first introduced at our spring 2017 graduation ceremony. Sporting the traditional Gordon Tartan along with the Gordon State blue, white, and gold, Harry is proud of his heritage. Harry the Highlander is a strong, resilient, and brave individual. Coming from a long line of soldiers and Scottish countrymen, he represents our fighting spirit and the courage we bring to all our athletic games.
This second generation Harry the Highlander debuted at our Spring 2017 Graduation ceremony. Here are some of his favorite things:
- Favorite movie Braveheart
- Favorite color Blue
- Favorite hobby Golf
- Favorite professional athlete Arnold Palmer
- Favorite meal Haggis
- Favorite play Macbeth
- Favorite library Hightower Collaborative Learning Center & Library
- Favorite animal Unicorn, which happens to be the official animal of Scotland!
- Favorite holiday Burns Night (Jan. 25) to celebrate Robert Burns, a Scottish poet. And to celebrate President Burns, of course!
- Favorite monster Loch Ness
- Favorite actor Sean Connery
- Favorite drink Scotch Whiskey
- Favorite musical instrument Bagpipes
- Favorite sports moment Highlander rugby team wins national championship
- Favorite pair of shoes Boots with the fur
- Favorite vacation spot Beaching it on one of the 790 islands off the coast of Scotland
- Favorite Scottish invention Raincoat
Gordon State College mascots through the years: