SACOPEE VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL JROTC HIRAM, ME
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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia


Description/Blazon
On a white shield with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) oriental blue border, an oriental blue stylized hawk's head displaying part of the wing facing to the right. Above the hawks head the inscription "SACOPEE VALLEY" and below the beak the inscription "HAWKS" all in oriental blue letters. The overall dimensions are 3 1/4 inches (8.26 cm) in height by 3 inches (7.62 cm) in width.

Symbolism
Blue and white are the school colors. The Hawk is the school's mascot, and is indigenous to the area describing a determined approach to learn and succeed. The symbol promotes the school's aim to affect lifelong learners and involved citizens and pride in the region and the communities that the school serves.

Background
The shoulder loop insignia was approved on 10 March 2010.




Shoulder Loop Insignia


Description/Blazon
A Silver metal and enamel device 1-1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height consisting of an irregular shield shape blazoned; Argent, a pall wavy Celeste in chief a hawk volant ascending palewise Brün, the base of the pall surmounting a stylized landscape of five pines trees throughtout Vert, the center tree superimposed upon the pall. Attached below the shield a Light Blue triparted scroll inscribed "ELEVARE SUPRA PROVOCO" in Silver letters.

Symbolism
Blue and white are the school colors. The shape of the shield is taken from the State Seal. The pall wavy refers to the convergence of the Ossipee and Saco Rivers which divides the shield to describe the three counties that populate the school. The Pine Tree is the state tree and is also taken from the State Seal. There are five pine trees which represent the towns in the school district. The Hawk is indigenous to the area and is the schools' mascot. The motto translates to "Rise above the Challenge."

Background
The shoulder loop insignia was authorized 11 February 2013.





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