JAMES CLEMENS HIGH SCHOOL JROTC, MADISON, AL
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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia


Description/Blazon
On a light blue vertical shaped rectangular embroidered item edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) dark blue border with each corner at a 45 degree angle, issuing from the left middle and lower section of the rectangle, four (4) dark blue staggered soaring silhouettes of jets, emitting yellow and red streaks. Attached above the rectangle, a white scroll edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) dark blue border inscribed "JAMES CLEMENS" in dark blue letters. Attached below the rectangle, a white scroll edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) dark blue border inscribed "HIGH SCHOOL" in dark blue letters. The overall dimensions are 3 1/2 inches (8.89 cm) in height 2 3/4 inches (6.99 cm) in width.

Symbolism
Columbia blue, navy blue, and white are the school colors, representing dependability and allegiance (respectively). The four (4) stylized jet silhouettes denote to the high school's mascot. The jets soaring symbolize the student body's endeavor to personal development, using the CASTLE approach - courage, authenticity, service, truthfulness, love, and effectiveness, to form the foundation of success. The four jets allude to James Madison, the fourth U.S. president, named for Madison, Alabama, the location of James Clemens High School.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was authorized 28 June 2013. (TIOH Drawing Number A-10J-1064)




Shoulder Loop Insignia


Description/Blazon
On a Silver color metal and enameled device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Celeste, between two stylized aircrafts, issuant one to dexter chief and one to sinister chief, each emitting contrails in saltire throughout Argent (Silver Gray), a cloud Argent charged with a mullet of the second, the contrails surmounted by a fess debase of the second, superimposed by three mullets chevronwise Azure. Attached below the shield, a Dark Blue scroll inscribed "CARPE DIEIM" in Silver letters.

Symbolism
Columbia blue, navy blue, and white are the school colors. Light blue symbolizes justice and loyalty. Dark blue represents devotion and truth. White signifies purity and the cadet's dedication to duty. The Jets are school's mascot, which symbolize high technology and high flying leaders in the school. The stars and cloud suggest the high expectations and unbound goals of the cadets to never give up no matter how challenging life may become. The Latin motto is "CARPE DIEM" which translates to SEIZE THE DAY" in English.

Background
The shoulder loop insignia was authorized 28 June 2013.





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