Rebel the Red Hawk: Our Mascot

Rebel the Red HawkThe LaGuardia Community College mascot, Rebel the Red Hawk, embodies our college’s core values and demonstrates school spirit and pride. Rebel’s role is to exemplify Red Hawk spirit by encouraging enthusiasm, athletic excitement, and LaGuardia pride, while representing the college at sporting, community, and college activities. Rebel energizes events by interacting with fans and participants.

As Rebel, you will earn a stipend per appearance and demonstrate your abilities to entertain, interact with individuals and crowds, while exhibiting professionalism, following instructions, showing initiative, and participating with reliability in scheduled events.


Tryouts for the 2024-25 school year will be held in Room E-111 on Thursday, January 18, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. and Thursday, January 25, 10 a.m. – 12 noon.

Students interested in trying out must fill out this form.

For more information about the tryouts, please contact the Office of Communications and External Affairs at (718) 482-5583 or the Office of Student Affairs at (718) 482-5180.


  • Current LaGuardia student or registered for at least 6 credits during Spring 2024

  • In good physical condition

  • Animated, enthusiastic, and spirited

  • Responsible and dependable

  • Able to work in the confined head gear and clothing of the mascot outfit

  • A height of 5’6” to 6’0” (to fit the costume)

  • Sign the Rebel Pledge and adhere to all requirements