WACO HIGH SHOOL JROTC WACO, TX
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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia


Description/Blazon
On a white rectangle embroidered item rounded at top edged with a 1/16 inch (.16 cm) narrow black border, consisting of a silver gray horizontal rectangle in the shape of an open book, on the left a white page displaying a red stylized lion's head detailed black facing left, mouth, eye and ear of the filled, on the right a red page displaying a white stylized lion's head detailed black facing right, mouth, eye and ear of the filled. All within a red designation band rounded at top edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) black border inscribed ?WACO" in white letters. The overall dimensions are 3 inches (7.62 cm) in width and 2 1/2 inches (6.35 cm) in height.

Symbolism
Red, gray and white are the school colors. The color red represents the courage, zeal, liberty and patriotism that the cadet's show for their school and country. Gray is symbolic of the cadet's discretion, humility and maturity. Silver pertains to the courage to act responsibly and possess uncompromising integrity. The lion is the school's mascot and is indicative of bravery, strength, ferocity and valor. The open book is associated with knowledge and academics. The overall shape with the arch bearing the name "WACO" symbolizes the bridging of the three former high schools into one. The new school was named Waco High School.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was authorized 26 April 2012. (TIOH Drawing Number A-10J-1022)




Shoulder Loop Insignia


Description/Blazon
A silver color metal and enamel 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of shield blazoned: Per pale Argent and Gules a lion rampant counter-changed. Attached below the shield, a red scroll inscribed "BEST IN WACO" in silver letters.

Symbolism
Red, gray and white the school colors. The color red represents the courage, zeal, liberty and patriotism that the cadets show for their school and country. Silver pertains to the honesty and strength to act responsibly and possess uncompromising integrity. The lion is the school's mascot and is indicative of bravery, strength, ferocity and valor.

Background
The shoulder loop insignia was authorized 26 April 2012.





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