VAN BUREN HIGH SCHOOL JROTC VAN BUREN, AR
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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia


Description/Blazon
On a vertical, Green rectangle arched convexly at top and bottom, overall dimensions are 3 1/2 inches (8.89 cm) in height and 2 5/8 inches (6.67 cm) in width an insignia blazoned: Vert, a pointer bird dog Proper facing sinister. Attached above the rectangle, a Green scroll inscribed "VAN BUREN" in White letters and edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) White border. Attached below the rectangle, a Green scroll inscribed "HIGH SCHOOL" in White letters and edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) White border.

Symbolism
Green and white are the school colors. The pointer bird dog is the school mascot and is symbolic of the Van Buren area, which lies in the foothills (Arkansas River Valley) of the Ozark Mountains. Locals used the pointer bird dog in hunting for game to sustain life in the early days.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved 11 September 2001.





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