Tortoise has been taken as a mascot by school for its various unique features inspiring in one or other way. It is territorial .It is steady, persistent, imperturbable. It’s a symbol of wisdom, knowledge, longevity & stability. It can live for months without food or water. Its shell can range in size from a few centimeters to a couple of meters. Whenever it feels it’s in any danger, it goes into its hard, protective shell. How to forget the famous proverb “Slow and steady wins the race” associated with it which teaches never to give up but to move ahead, though slowly but steadily and achieve our goal.