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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 EXECELLENCE

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

LEADERSHIP EDUCATION TRAINING SERVICE

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

N-1-7

Optional By Region Commander

N-1-8

Optional By Region Commander

N-1-9

Optional By Region Commander

N-1-10

Optional By Region Commander

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

Optional By Region Commander

N-2-5

Optional By Region Commander

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

Optional By Region Commander

N-3-13

Optional By Region Commander

N-3-14

Optional By Region Commander

N-3-15

Optional By Region Commander

N-4-1

PARADE RIBBON

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

Optional By Region Commander

N-4-4

Optional By Region Commander

N-4-5

Optional By Region Commander

Unit Awards

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.

Marksmanship Badges

Marksman

Shoot a score of 150 out of 300.

Sharpshooter

Shoot a score of 175 out of 300.

Expert

Shoot a score of 200 out of 300.

Shoulder Cords

Color Guard/Honor Guard - White

Drill Activities - Red

Marksmanship Activities - Tan

Orienteering Activities - Green

Physical Training Team - Black

Honor Organizations & Societies - Gold

Arcs

Color Guard/Honor Guard - White

Drill Team - Red

Rifle Team (Marksmanship Activities) - Tan

Academic Competition Team - Yellow

Physical Training Team - Black

Honor Roll - Blue

Summer Camp - Brown

Orienteering Team - Green

Raider Team - Black

School Band - Blue