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The Rio Waves Mascot

Rio Splash Mascot

Meet Splash

Purpose: To inspire Rio Salado College in making a splash in higher education through new ways of learning, innovating and partnering.
Name: Splash was chosen as the official name for the Rio Waves mascot in spring 2015, by popular vote from students, faculty, staff and the public.
Hometown: Tempe, Arizona
Hair: Blue / Eyes: Blue
Role: Ambassador of education and a "lucky charm" for the greater Rio Salado family.
Hobbies: Swimming, surfing and additional water activities, water related sports, and engaging others by “doing the wave” at college and other events.

Meet Splash, Rio Salado College’s mascot and valued member of the Rio Waves family.
As an ambassador, Splash helps Rio Salado increase awareness about the programs, services and locations that are available to students. Splash also encourages faculty, staff and students to promote learning and education throughout the Rio Waves community and beyond. Splash makes appearances in the community and at Maricopa County Community College District events, and is a big fan of leading event attendees in “doing the wave!”

Watch for Splash at college and community events near you!
#RioWaves #RioWavesSplash #RioSaladoCollege!

Book Splash for an Event

Please contact Coordinator of Student Life & Leadership John Bastian or call 480 517-8656 to schedule Splash for your event. Please note, 6-weeks advance notice is recommended and certain conditions apply (including availability of the mascot).

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