HILLSIDE HIGH SCHOOL JROTC, HILLSIDE, NJ
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Shoulder Sleeve Insignia

Shoulder Sleeve Insignia

Description
On a maroon arched shield with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) white border, a white bend between a white antique lamp inflamed in dexter base and a white detailed fleur-de-lis in sinister chief. Attached above the shield a maroon scroll inscribed “HILLSIDE” in white letters 5/16 inch (.79 cm) in height and edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) white border. The overall dimensions are 3 1/2 inches (8.89 cm) in height and 2 3/4 inches (6.99 cm) in width.

Symbolism
Maroon and white are the colors of the Hillside High School. The antique lamp represents the knowledge that the cadets receive through training and in school; while the fleur-de-lis is emblematic of the First Year’s Honor’s with Distinction.

Background
The shoulder sleeve insignia was authorized 13 September 1988.




Shoulder Loop Insignia

Shoulder Loop Insignia

Description
A gold color metal enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall, consisting of an arched shield blazoned: Per pale Argent and Sanguine, a sword point up palewise Or, between an antique lamp inflamed in dexter chief and a fleur-de-lis in sinister chief of the like. Attached above the shield, a maroon mural crown with white crenellations, and attached below the shield, a maroon scroll inscribed “SEMPER PRIMA” in gold letters.

Symbolism
Maroon and white are the colors of Hillside High School. The sword represents the leadership role the cadets’ play. The antique lamp stands for knowledge that the cadets receive through training and in school. The fleur-de-lis is emblematic of First Year’s Honor with Distinction. The Latin motto “SEMPER PRIMA” translates as “Always First”.

Background
he shoulder loop insignia was authorized 13 September 1988. It was amended to correct the description of the design on 7 October 1988.





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