Finalists chosen for SJ City Hall peregrine falcon naming contest

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Thursday, April 30, 2015

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) -- The contest to name the baby peregrine falcons atop San Jose City Hall is heading into the home stretch.

Three female falcons were born earlier this month. The mother falcon, Clara, has been nesting on top of City Hall for years and now has had 32 babies over the past eight years.

Organizers of the naming contest have narrowed the choices down to nine.

Children ages 5 to 18 who live of go to school in San Jose were eligible to enter the contest by submitting an essay, piece of artwork, song or video.

The finalists are:

    AcionnaNicolas, Grade 7AthenaDerek and Anthony, Grade 4Buzo Stuart, kindergartenDreamOlivia, Grade 4HunterArianna, Marisa, Vyvy, Grade 4SkyTiana, Grade 5StarPranay, Grade 2Titania Calvin, Cesar and Kenny, Grade 4VayuSahana, kindergarten

Click here to cast your vote for your favorite name. The polls close Monday, May 4 at midnight and the results will be announced Tuesday, May 5.