ANSON COUNTY SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL JROTC WADESBORO, NC
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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia


Description/Blazon
On a blue oval edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) orange border, 2 11/16 inches (6.83 cm) in width, and 3 1/ 2 inches (8.89 cm) in height overall, a yellow bearcat head couped, teeth white and details golden orange between a yellow wreath of laurel arcing from base and surmounted at top by a white scroll inscribed "ANSON" in blue letters and in base by a white scroll inscribed "BEARCATS" of the like.

Symbolism
Blue and orange are the colors associated with the school. The bearcat reflects the Battalion nickname and embodies the power and force of the cadet's spirit. The laurel wreath suggests military and academic excellence.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was approved on 2 July 1991.




Shoulder Loop Insignia


Description/Blazon
A Gold color metal and enamel device 1 3/8 inches (3.49 cm) in height overall, consisting of a shield blazoned: Tenné, a mullet of four between a parchment surmounted by a quill bendwise sinister in chief and a Lamp of Knowledge in base Or, arcing below the shield a Blue Scroll turned Gold and inscribed "STRIVING FOR EXCELLENCE" in Gold letters. Resting atop the shield, a Gold crouching bearcat, its tail and dexter paw arcing to the scroll.

Symbolism
Blue and orange are the colors of the school. The shield is an adaption of the school coat of arms and reflects education through teaching, student academic discipline, and scholastic achievement. The bearcat stands for the school mascot.

Background
The shoulder loop insignia was approved on 5 June 1991.





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