ELBERT EDWIN WADDELL HIGH SCHOOL JROTC CHARLOTTE, NC
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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia


Description/Blazon
On a vertical rectangle arched convexly at top and bottom and edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) Black border blazoned as follows: divided quarterly of Sanguine and Argent, in the first quarter a patriot's head of the second detailed Sable couped at neck sinister, in the second quarter a drama mask conjoined with a harp of the first, in the third quarter a balanced sale of the third surmounting a laurel branches Maroon its stalks crossed at the base, in the fourth quarter a open book White detailed of he filed. Attached above, a White scroll edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) Black border inscribed "E.E.WADDELL" in Black letters. Attached below, a White scroll edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) Black border inscribed "HIGH SCHOOL" in Black letters. The overall dimensions are 3 5/8 inches (9.21 cm) in height and 2 1/2 inches (6.35 cm) in width.

Symbolism
The school colors are black, maroon and white. The school's mascot is a Raider, relative to the over mountain men who settled the Nation's Ford and Southern Piedmont areas. The conjoined harp and drama mask represents music and acting. The laurel branches allude to the academic wreath associated with the military, the balanced scale signifies justice and fairness, the open book represents knowledge through education.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was authorized 39 August 2010. (TIOH Drawing Number A-10J-922)




Shoulder Loop Insignia


Description/Blazon
A Silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Sanguine, between a chevronnel Argent (Silver Gray) in chief a raiders' head couped at the neck Sable garnished of the second, between two laurels branches arched outwardly of the last and in base a open book Argent, edged Argent (Silver Gray). Attached above, a Black scroll inscribed "E WADDELL E" in Silver letters. Attached below, a Maroon scroll inscribed "RAIDERS" in Silver Gray letters

Symbolism
Maroon, black and white is the school colors. The school mascot is the Raider, relative to the over mountain men who settled the Nation's Ford and Southern Piedmont areas. The laurels branches signify honor and integrity. The open book symbolizes learning and knowledge.

Background
The shoulder loop insignia was authorized 30 August 2010.





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