PERRY HIGH SCHOOL JROTC, MASSILLON, OH
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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia


Description/Blazon
On a black embroidered disc 3 1/2 inches (8.89 cm) in diameter overall, displaying a white panther lunging forward in train aspect, detailed black, its right paw extended out, encircled by a white designation band edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) black border inscribed "PERRY HS" at top and "PANTHER BATTALION" at bottom in black.

Symbolism
Black and white are the school colors. Black symbolizes determination, a virtue the cadets possess to accomplish their personal and academic endeavors. White alludes to maturity, a characteristic the cadets reflect in their respectful manners and decisions. The panther is the school's mascot, which signifies strength, cunning and courage.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was authorized 4 January 2013. (TIOH Drawing Number A-10J-1049)




Shoulder Loop Insignia


Description/Blazon
A silver colored metal and enamel device 1 1/4 inches (3.18 cm) in height overall, consisting of a shield blazoned: "Between a cross fillet Sable, in the first a winged foot bendwise sinister, in the second an open book surmounted by a quill pen per bend, in the third a mask of tragedy/comedy superimposed on the sinister of a lyre, in the fourth a drafting t-square erect surmounted by an atomic symbol all Argent (Silver Gray)." Attached above the shield a Black scroll inscribed "PANTHERS" in Silver letters. Attached below the Shield a Black scroll folds of the like, inscribed "PERRY HIGH" in Silver letters.

Symbolism
Black and white are the school colors. Black symbolizes determination, a virtue the cadets possess to accomplish their personal as well as academic endeavors. White (Silver Gray) alludes to maturity a characteristic the cadets reflect in their respectful manners and decisions. The winged foot represents athletic triumphs. The open book and quill pen denotes scholastic excellence. The mask and lyre suggest importance of the theater and the arts. The drafting t-square and the atomic symbol reflect scientific achievements.

Background
The shoulder loop insignia was authorized 4 January 2013.





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