There’s an emotional outcry at a local school that prompted a high level response from the NFL design team.
Students at Greyfriars Academy voiced their displeasure with the new Super Bowl logo which doesn’t contain roman numerals.
Latin teacher Sherri Madden says her students value learning about the Latin and Greek culture.
“We weren't expecting a response at all. It's just something we did to express our concern that roman numerals were being overlooked this year,” Madden said.
Her students wrote a letter to an NFL Vice President about their frustrations that this year’s logo uses the number 50 instead of the roman numeral “L”.
The letter stated that they’re “disappointed to see that the logo for the 50th super bowl is not continuing the tradition of using roman numerals."
Not only did they get a response, but the Vice President of Brand and Creative wanted to skype with them to hear their concerns. They interacted with Jaime Weston-Parouse through a monitor with excitement to have the discussion.
The kids even got an exclusive look into next year's logo which contains roman numerals. While we weren't allowed to film it, their reaction was priceless.
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