WASHINGTON - D.C.’s newest baby eaglets need names and you can help pick them!
The two eggs laid by eagle parents Liberty and Justice hatched in March high above the D.C. Police Academy in the Southeast.
Students in classrooms around the world submitted hundreds of names. The Earth Conservation Corps picked the top five for each eaglet and are now opening the naming contest up to the public.
ECC3 was the first eaglet to hatch on March 17. ECC4 hatched on March 19.
Here are the choices that you can vote on:
ECC3's OFFICIAL NAME
Honor (Submitted by Antietam Elementary's Kindergarten Class)
Shanti (Peace) (Submitted by PS 159 3rd and 4th Grade Classes)
Potomac (Submitted by Brentwood High Schools 12th Grade Class)
Star (Submitted by Nashua Elementary 2nd Grade Class)
Allegiance (Submitted by Pointview Elementary 2nd Grade Class)
ECC4's OFFICIAL NAME
Patriot (Submitted by Carlsbad High School 10th Grade Class)
Pledge (Submitted by Blair Elementary's 3rd Grade Class)
Anacostia (Submitted by Youth Creating Change Class)
Capital (Submitted by Napoleon Elementary's "Begindergarten" Class)
Courage (Submitted by Bren Mar Park Elementary's 5th Grade Class)
The Earth Conservation Corps will announce the winners in April.