Sierra Leonean/African heritage by Christopher
ROAD SIGNAGE -
STOP – The 8 faces of the octagon represents our plurality. The many sides are distinct but can all be connected in the center and thus share a common core. It reminds us to Stop and remember that we all share the same root and nucleus and that family unity is critical. If the core is compromised we all are. This core holds the clan together.
SQUARE – Information is normally written on square and rectangular road signs. This
symbolizes our educational tradition, growth and learning. It speaks to a commitment
to tireless self-
CIRCLE – This has a number of uses in road signage and this versatility embodies
the universe and the world that we live in. We do not live in it alone and it reminds
us to be open-
YIELD – The inverted triangle reminds us to yield to God. It positions us in respect and thanksgiving. It clarifies that we are not in control all the time and He has right of way. The triangle also refers to the trinity, representing our family's religious commitment and religious tradition.