Awards

Army JROTC Awards Chart

Ribbons

N-1-1

DISTINGUISHED CADET

CRITERIA: Awarded annually to one cadet who exhibits the highest degree of excellence in scholastics

N-1-2

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

CRITERIA: Awarded annually to one cadet in each LET level for maintaining highest school academic grades.

N-1-3

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT

CRITERIA: Awarded annually to those cadets that maintain a grade of "A" in all academic subjects.

N-1-4

PERFECT ATTENDANCE

CRITERIA: Awarded to cadets with no unexcused absence during each quarter/semester.

N-1-5

STUDENT GOVERNMENT

CRITERIA: Elected to a student government office.

N-1-6

LET SERVICE

CRITERIA: Awarded to cadets successfully completing first quarter/semester of training of each LET year.

N-1-7

PINE MOUNTAIN LEAGUE

CRITERIA: Awarded to cadets who participate in a Pine Mountain League.

(Appointed by CCHS)

N-1-8

Optional By SAI

N-1-9

Optional By SAI

N-1-10

Optional By SAI

N-2-1

VARSITY ATHLETICS

CRITERIA: Awarded annually to cadets that excel in varsity sports.

N-2-2

PHYSICAL FITNESS

CRITERIA: 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.

N-2-3

JROTC ATHLETICS

CRITERIA: Awarded annually to cadets that excel in ROTC athletics.

N-2-4

APFT

CRITERIA: Pass the Army physical fitness test

Appointed by CCHS)

N-2-5

PHYSICAL FITNESS IMPROVEMENT

CRITERIA: Showing physical  improvement

(Appointed by CCHS)

N-3-1

DAI/SAI INSTRUCTOR LEADERSHIP

CRITERIA: Awarded annually to one cadet per LET level who displays the highest degree of leadership.

N-3-2

PERSONAL APPEARANCE

CRITERIA: Awarded annually to cadets who consistently present an outstanding appearance.

N-3-3

PROFICIENCY

CRITERIA: Awarded annually to those cadets who have demonstrated an exceptionally high degree of leadership, academic achievement, and performance of duty.

N-3-4

DRILL TEAM

CRITERIA: Awarded annually to drill team members.

N-3-5

ORIENTEERING

CRITERIA: Awarded annually to cadets who are members of orienteering teams.

N-3-6

COLOR GUARD

CRITERIA: Awarded annually to members of color/honor guard.

N-3-7

RIFLE TEAM RIBBON

CRITERIA: Awarded annually to rifle team members.

N-3-8

ADVENTURE TRAINING

CRITERIA: Awarded annually to cadets who are members of adventure training type units.

N-3-9

COMMENDATION RIBBON

CRITERIA: Awarded to cadets whose performance of duty exceptionally exceeds the expected of a cadet of his grade and experience.

N-3-10

GOOD CONDUCT

CRITERIA: Awarded annually to the cadets who have demonstrated outstanding conduct throughout the school.

N-3-11

SUMMER CAMP

CRITERIA: Awarded to cadets for summer camp participation.

N-3-12

COMMANDER

CRITERIA: To be commander of a JROTC a team.

N-3-13

BEST DRILL SQUAD

CRITERIA: Awarded to one squad that demonstrates the highest degree of Drill and Ceremony.

(Appointed by CCHS)

N-3-14

BEST DRILL PLATOON

CRITERIA: Awarded to one platoon that demonstrates the highest degree of Drill and Ceremony.

(Appointed by CCHS)

N-3-15

BEST COMPANY

(Appointed by CCHS)

N-4-1

PARADE RIBBON

CRITERIA: Awarded to cadets who have participated in local community parades; i.e., Veterans' Day Parade, Memorial Day Parade, Christmas Day Parade, etc.

N-4-2

RECRUITING RIBBON

CRITERIA: Awarded to cadets who recruit students into the JROTC program each quarter/semester.

N-4-3

SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

CRITERIA: Awarded to cadets who are activates in a school related activity for which there is an associated (or required) class. Example activities include Annual Staff, Art Club, Appalachian Talent Search, BPA, Concert/Marching/Jazz/Pep Band or orchestra, concert/show choir, DECA, Drama Club, FFA, FCCLA< HOSA, ICE, Spanish Club, TSA, VICA

(Appointed by CCHS)

N-4-4

CLUB ACTIVITIES

CRITERIA: Awarded to cadets who are active participants in extra curricular actives. Example include BETA Club, Boy/Girl Scouts of American, FHA, Computer Club, Cougar for Christ, Chess Club, FCA, French Club,4-H, Key Club, Mock Trial, PEP Club, Scholars Team, and YAC.

(Appointed by CCHS)

N-4-5

FLAG RAISING

CRITERIA: Awarded to cadets who have participated in the school flag raising ceremony a minimum of seven times in the school year.

N-4-6

SERVICE LEARNING

CRITERIA: Awarded to cadets who are active participants in extra curricular actives. Example include BETA Club, Boy/Girl Scouts of American, FHA, Computer Club, Cougar for Christ, Chess Club, FCA, French Club,4-H, Key Club, Mock Trial, PEP Club, Scholars Team, and YAC.

N-4-7

EXCELLENT STAFF         PERFORMANCE

CRITERIA: Awarded annually to cadet staff officers for excellent performance.

UT DRILL MEET

CRITERIA: Awarded to cadets who have participated in the UT Drill Meet

(Ribbon created by CCHS)

 

National Awards

MEDAL FOR HEROISM

CRITERIA: Awarded to any JROTC cadet who performs an act of heroism.

SUPERIOR CADET

CRITERIA: Awarded annually to one outstanding cadet in each LET level.

LEGION OF VALOR

Unit Awards

Merit Unit Insignia. Each member of a unit designated as a Merit Unit will be awarded the Merit Unit Insignia (white star).

Honor Unit Insignia. Each member of a unit designated as an Honor Unit will be awarded the Honor Unit Insignia (blue star).

Honor Unit with Distinction Insignia. Each member of a unit designated as an Honor Unit with Distinction will be 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:

For second award---a red pad.

For third award---a silver pad.

For fourth award---a gold pad.

Cords

Color Guard/Honor Guard - White

Drill Activities - Red

Physical Training Team - Black

Rifle Team - Yellow

Arcs

Color Guard/Honor Guard - White

Drill Team - Red

Rifle Team (Marksmanship Activities) - Tan

Raider Team - Black

Summer Camp Brown

Rifle Team Medallions

MARKSMAN

To earn the badge of marksman, members must shoot a total of 150 for all three firing positions: Prone, Kneeling, and Standing.

SHARPSHOOTER

To earn the badge of sharpshooter, members must shoot a total of 175 for all three firing positions: Prone, Kneeling, and Standing.

EXPERT

To earn the badge of expert, members must shoot a total of 200 for all three firing positions: Prone, Kneeling, and Standing

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