JOHN F. KENNEDY HIGH SCHOOL JROTC TAYLOR, MI
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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia


Description/Blazon
On a shield-shaped, embroidered device 3 1/2 inches (8.89 cm) in height and 2 5/8 inches (6.67 cm) in width blazoned: Argent a bend Gules, overall a bald eagle contourné stooping Azure, detailed of the first, head of the like garnished Blue. Attached above the shield a White scroll inscribed "JOHN F. KENNEDY" in Blue letters and edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) Red border.

Symbolism
The school was named in honor of the late President of the United States, John F. Kennedy. The bald eagle is the school mascot and is symbolic of strength, pride and patriotism. The school colors are red, white and blue.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved 18 July 2002.




Shoulder Loop Insignia


Description/Blazon
A Gold color metal device 1 1/4 inches (3.18 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Gules, an isosceles triangle throughout Azure, suppressed by a torch inflamed and wreathed with laurel leaves in base Or, between in dexter chief a winged foot and in sinister chief a mallet, all of the last. Above the shield, a head of an eagle Or. Attached below the shield, a Blue scroll inscribed "EAGLES" in Gold letters.

Symbolism
Red, white and blue are the school colors and along with the eagle symbolize patriotism. The torch and laurel leaves represent scholarly achievement and triumph. The mallet alludes to justice and a zeal for education. The winged foot is symbolic of Mercury from Greek mythology and is associated with swiftness and power in athletics. The lamp signifies knowledge and devotion to honor.

Background
The shoulder loop insignia was approved 18 July 2002.





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