BV-area board member only vote against Native American mascot recommendation

A sign showing the Shawnee Mission North High School Indian mascot

Blue Valley-area representative Michelle Dombrosky was the only Kansas State Board of Education member to vote against a recommendation asking the state's public school districts to eliminate Native American mascots. File photo.

The Kansas State Board of Education endorsed a recommendation asking the state’s public school districts to eliminate Native American mascots and branding.

Driving the news: The board on Thursday voted to approve the recommendation, with board member Michelle Dombrosky, who represents the Blue Valley area, the only one to oppose the motion.