Awarded annually to one cadet who exhibits the highest degree of excellence in scholastics.
Awarded annually to one cadet in each LET level for maintaining highest school academic grades.
Awarded annually to those cadets who maintain a grade of “A” in all academic subjects.
Awarded to cadets with no unexcused absence during each quarter/semester.
Elected to a student government office.
Leadership Education Training Service
Awarded to cadets successfully completing first quarter/semester of training of each LET year.
Cadet of the Quarter
Optional by Region Commander
Awarded annually to cadets that excel in varsity sports.
Awarded annually to cadets who maintain excellent physical fitness. Male cadets must run one mile in 8:30 minutes or less – females in 10:45 minutes or less.
Awarded annually to cadets that excel in ROTC athletics.
High Summer Camp
DAI/SAI Instructor Leadership
Awarded annually to one cadet per LET level who displays the highest degree of leadership.
Awarded annually to cadets who consistently present an outstanding appearance.
Awarded annually to cadets who have demonstrated an exceptionally high degree of leadership, academic achievement, and performance of duty.
Awarded annually to drill team members.
Awarded annually to cadets who are members of orienteering teams.
Awarded annually to members of the color/honor guard.
Rifle Team Ribbon
Awarded annually to rifle team members.
Awarded annually to cadets who are members of adventure training type units.
Awarded to cadets whose performance of duty exceptionally exceeds that expected of a cadet of his grade and experience.
Awarded annually to cadets who have demonstrated outstanding conduct throughout the school year.
Awarded to cadets for summer camp participation.
Awarded to cadets who have participated in local community parades (Veterans’ Day Parade, Memorial Day Parade, etc.).
Awarded to cadets who recruit students into the JROTC program each quarter/semester.
Fancy Drill Team
Honor Unit Insignia
Each member of a unit designated as an Honor Unit is awarded the Honor Unit Insignia (blue star).
Honor Unit with Distinction Insignia
Each member of a unit designated as an Honor Unit with Distinction is awarded the Honor Unit with Distinction Insignia (yellow star).
Academic Achievement Insignia
A gold wreath authorized for wear by cadets in the top ten percent of each JROTC class – based on grades earned in JROTC courses, as determined by the SAI. Subsequent awards are indicated by a felt pad center background.
- Second award – red pad.
- Third award – silver pad.
- Fourth award – gold pad.