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Student Awards

Noblesville High School Band students are eligible to earn awards for participation in the following groups:


Concert Band, Jazz Band, Marching Band, Winter Percussion, Winter Guard & Pep Band. 


Order Letter Jackets

Letter Jacket FAQ & Info Sheet

Q: Help, I received the wrong awards at the banquet?

A: We apologize! We are human and sometimes make mistakes! Our awards chair will be happy to make     sure you get the awards you worked so hard to earn!

    Please fill out this google doc and we will be happy to make the correction! You deserve it! 


Band Department Patch

Successful completion of year 1 in the NHS Band Department. Given at the final awards banquet of the year to all first year students. 


Chevron Patch

Successful completion of year 1 in any of the 6 performance groups (Concert, Jazz, Marching, NIPE, Winter Guard or Pep)



Successful completion of 3 years in any combo of groups. Example: 1 year concert, 1 year marching, 1 year pep

OR 3 years concert. 


Graduation Numbers

Awarded at the completion of sophomore year. 


Gold Bar Pin

Successful completion of year 2 in any of the 6 performance groups (Concert, Jazz, Marching, NIPE, Winter Guard or Pep). To be placed on the appropriate Chevron Patch.

Letter Jacket Front

Name and Instrument on the front is optional and based on preference!

Letter Jacket

Letter N - left chest Chevrons - right sleeve

Right sleeve

Right Sleeve - band department patch, chevrons and pins!

Ladies jacket

Ladies jacket option

Left Sleeve

Left Sleeve - Grad year. Additional patches can be placed anywhere on the jacket based on preference.

Right Sleeve

Right Sleeve 4 years marching 3 years concert 3 years pep band 2 years jazz 2 years section leader

Where do the patches and pins go?

*Jacket Orders are placed once a year in the fall (October). Check back for ordering info. 

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