The Scottish Rite - Valley of Honolulu


Description: Approved by the Assistant Secretary of Defense of the United States of America, the Scottish Rite JROTC Award consists of a medal, a ribbon, and a certificate. The medal depicts the heraldic double-headed eagle of the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, and by the words “JROTC Education and Americanism” calls attention to two of the major focal points of the Scottish Rite and Freemasonry in general.

Purpose: This award recognizes one outstanding cadet in the second year or second to the last year of their commitment to a unit. The award cannot be bestowed on a cadet in his/her first or last year of the program.

Eligibility-The Cadet Must:

-Have contributed the most among cadets on campus to encourage and demonstrate patriotism by deeds of conduct during participation in extracurricular activities or community projects.

-Have demonstrated academic excellence by being in the top 25% of his/her academic class.

-Have demonstrated a potential for outstanding leadership by exhibiting qualities of dependability, good character, self discipline, good citizenship and patriotism.

-Have no previously received this award.

Selection: The DAI/SAI or other senior service official or the head of the school (or both) will make the selection.

Presentation: With 30 days prior notice of the presentation ceremony whenever possible the Scottish Rite Valley which provided the award will select and provide a presenter.