Spike Mascot Tryouts Open to Students

The University is looking for an engaging personality to act as Truman’s official mascot. Requirements for the Spike role include interacting with small groups as well as crowds; willingness and the time to be be in character on the weekends and after hours; and the ability to withstand the heat of wearing the Spike costume.     

Those who are interested in trying out to be Spike should submit the following to pr@truman.edu by Oct. 11:

  • a letter addressing why they want to be Spike and why they think they would suit the role 
  • resume
  • contact information for two references
A committee will review submissions, and interviews for the new Spike will take place Oct. 17-18.

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