Sentiment might drive the vote towards Welles in honor of Welles Crowther, but I don't love the idea. I also have no idea how the Crowther family would feel about it. My apprehension about naming a bird after Crowther is that I am not sure the association is worthy of our 9/11 hero. Does it trivialize what he did to have a bird on our sideline using his name? I know the same argument could be made about Ignatius, but his death is not as raw or close to home as Crowther's. I also hope that someone from BC has reached out to the family to get their blessing regardless of how the vote goes.
In the end an "a