SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL JROTC BAKERSFIELDS, CA
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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia


Description/Blazon
On a blue and gray vertical rectangle arched convexly at the top and bottom and edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) gray border, a stylized alphabet letter "S" that is divided vertically blue and gray. On top of the letter "S" there is two crossed swords with points to the bottom in white. Attached above, a blue scroll edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) gray border inscribed "SOUTH" in white letters. Attached below, a blue scroll edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) gray border inscribed "REBELS" in white 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
Blue, white and gray (silver) are the schools colors. Blue alludes to loyalty and truth while white and silver are for peace and sincerity. The rebel is the school's mascot and reflects the strength and spirit of the cadets. The stylized "S" represents South High School. The crossed swords symbolize both South High School and North High School.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was authorized 27 May 2011. (TIOH Drawing Number A-10J-964)




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: Azure, on a fess Argent a sun in splendor of the field bearing a scroll of the second; in base a winged foot; in chief between a wreath to dexter and a lamp to sinister a pallet all of the second. Attached below the shield, a blue scroll inscribed "REBELS" in Silver letters.

Symbolism
Blue, white and gray are the school's colors. Blue alludes to loyalty and truth, while white and silver are for peace and sincerity. The rebel is the school's mascot and reflects the strength and spirit of the cadets. The lamp of knowledge and scroll symbolize the partnership of academic instruction provided by the school and the pursuit of knowledge by the cadets. The sun represents the glory and splendor of the state of California. The winged foot pertains to athletics and sportsmanship and refers to strength and stability. The wreath alludes to peace and triumph.

Background
The shoulder loop insignia was authorized 27 May 2011.





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