Description

A Silver color metal and enamel device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height overall consisting of a shield blazoned: Azure (Teal Blue); in pale an axe and hammer saltirewise superimposed by a gear between in chief an open book and in base a caduceus all Argent. Attached above the shield, a crouching jaguar with sinister paw reaching toward base of the like. Supporting the shield on each side is a stem of laurel leaves of the last. Attached below shield, a Black scroll inscribed “JAGUARS” in base metal letters.

Symbolism

East Lee County is a Comprehensive High School offering students access to all traditional high school programs, with the option of enrolling in one of five career academies. They are designed to introduce students to a variety of career choices, along with the basic skills required for success within those fields. The five academies are: Academy of Building Construction, Academy of Engineering and Manufacturing Technology, Academy of Business, Finance, Information Technology and Marketing, Academy of Medical and Biotechnology, and the Academy of Public Service. The school colors are teal, black and silver. The jaguar is the school’s mascot and symbolizes a readiness for battle, fearlessness, courage and perseverance. The open book represents knowledge and pertains to business and finance. The gear refers to engineering, while the hammer represents building construction. The axe is for the public services and the caduceus is for medical and biotechnology. The laurels leaves represent triumph.

Background

The shoulder loop insignia was authorized 28 June 2010.