GRANT HIGH SCHOOL JROTC, DRY PRONG, LA
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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia


Description/Blazon
On a vertical rectangle arched convexly at top and bottom, divided diagonally from upper right to lower left yellow and maroon and edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) maroon border, displaying cropped and in profile a buff stylized cougar head, detailed black. Attached above the rectangle, a yellow scroll edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) maroon border, inscribed "GRANT" in maroon. Attached below the rectangle, a yellow scroll edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) maroon border inscribed "COUGARS" in maroon. The overall dimensions are 3 1/2 inches (8.89 cm) in height and 2 5/8 inches (6.67 cm) in width.

Symbolism
Maroon and gold are the school colors. Red (maroon) symbolizes passion, a virtue the cadets have in everything they do. Gold (yellow) alludes to highest values which the students endeavor to uphold every day. Buff denotes wisdom, a characteristic the cadets reflect in their mature manners and decisions. Black represents determination, a quality the cadets possess to accomplish their personal as well as academic endeavors. The cougar (the school's mascot) signifies leadership, courage, power, swiftness and balance.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was authorized 4 January 2013. (TIOH Drawing Number A-10J-1048)




Shoulder Loop Insignia


Description/Blazon
A silver colored metal and enamel device 1 3/16 inches (3.02 cm) in height overall, consisting of a shield blazoned: "Quarterly Or and Gules, in the first an open book surmounted by a quill pen per bend sinister, in the second hands conjoined, in the third a painter's palette charged with a musical note of the field, in the fourth the five Olympic rings; all Argent (Silver Gray)." Attached below the shield, a Maroon scroll folds of the like, inscribed "SEMPER ANIMOSUS" in Silver letters.

Symbolism
Maroon and gold are the school colors. Red (maroon) symbolizes passion, a virtue the cadets have in everything they do. Gold (yellow) alludes to highest values which the students endeavor to uphold every day. White (silver) conveys maturity, a characteristic the cadets reflect in their courteous manners. The open book and quill pen denote scholastic merit. The handshake implies friendship and cooperation. The painter's palette and the musical note imply the importance of the arts. The five Olympic rings reflect athletic achievements. The overall design is adapted from the coat of arms of the school. The motto of the battalion is "SEMPER ANIMOSUS" which translates in English to "PRIDE ALWAYS".

Background
The shoulder loop insignia was authorized 4 January 2013.





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