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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. 


Letterman's Jackets - Are ordered from The Band Shop once a year during the fall.

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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.

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Special Patches & Rockers

Special patches are awarded for achievement at momentous events like ISSMA State Finals and BOA Super Regionals. Rocker patches accompany special patches to showcase year and/or placement in contests.

Awards Patch Placement

Awards and Patch Placement

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