Special insignia is given to each Century of service:
An ancestor who taught in the 17th Century is represented by a Quill
An ancestor who taught in the 18th Century is represented by a Bell
An ancestor who taught in the 19th Century is represented by a Lamp of Knowledge
An ancestor who taught in the 20th Century is represented by an Open Book
An ancestor who taught in the 21st Century is represented by a Computer
Ancestor bars will be available for each of the above categories.
THE GOLDEN APPLE
Any Member having an ancestor in four consecutive centuries/categories achieves Golden Apple status and is authorized to wear the Golden Apple insignia. Multiple Golden Apples may be awarded.
The official jeweler for HST is CityPride. For more information regarding insignia please go to: www.cityprideltd.com
ORDER OF PRECEDENCE
Full sized Insigne of the Society
Ancestor Bars worn in Century order:
Officer Bar (engraved with office held and years served)
Founder Member Bar/Charter Member Bar OR
Finishing Bar or Golden Apple
The last pin of the series will be a Founder/Charter bar, finishing bar or a “Golden Apple”.
Should a member not be Founder or Charter, he/she will use the finishing bar to anchor the insignia.