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New Kennewick elementary school named

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KENNEWICK, Wash.--  The new elementary school in Kennewick is officially going to be called Cottonwood Elementary.

The new name for the school off Badger Road was approved at Wednesday's school board meeting.  Names were submitted and selected by a combination of the public and a naming committee. 

Also, Cottonwood Elementary's mascot is the badgers, and its colors are red, black, and white.

Kennewick school leaders say construction is on time and on budget.  The two-story school should be completed by the end of August, in time for next school year.