WESLACO EAST HIGH SCHOOL JROTC WESLACO, TX
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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia


Description/Blazon
On a purple vertical rectangle arched convexly at top and bottom edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) black border a stylized wildcat, couped at the shoulders of the field, detailed and fimbriated black, eyed and armed silver gray. Attached above the rectangle a purple scroll edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) black border inscribed "WESLACO EAST" in silver gray letters. Attached below the rectangle a purple scroll edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) black border inscribed "WILDCATS" in silver gray letters. The overall dimensions are 3 1/2 inches (8.89 cm) in height and 2 1/2 inches (6.35 cm) in width.

Symbolism
Purple and black are the school colors. The wildcat is the school's mascot which is the symbol of vigilance and courage. The silver eye and teeth allude to the ferocity of the animal and suggest the protection of kindred amongst the Wildcat Battalion.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was authorized 1 January 2011. (TIOH Drawing Number A-10J-926)




Shoulder Sleeve 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: Quartered Sable and Purpure; in the first quarter an open book; in the second and third quarter a wildcat paw print; and in the fourth quarter a winged foot, all Silver. Attached below the shield a Black scroll doubled Purple inscribed "WILDCAT BATTALION" in Silver letters.

Symbolism
Purple and black are the school colors. The shield alludes to the shape of a wildcat's head. The open book represents brilliance in academics; the two paw prints symbolize the Wildcats who came before; the foot of the Hermes expresses swiftness and athletics. Each is placed in a black or purple quadrant, black signifying the noble pursuit of a well-rounded education and purple symbolizing the high school itself.

Background
The shoulder loop insignia was authorized 1 January 2011.





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