Cadets who do really well may earn awards and medals.

The following awards are presented at the Awards Dinner, at the end of the training year:

  • Guardsman Award: For the most proficient guardsman
  • Chief Angus Schiedel Bandsman Award: For the most proficient bandsman
  • Commodore Orthlieb Award: For determination (Ordinary Cadet to Chief Petty Officer First Class)
  • Best First Year Cadet: For attendance, attitude and deportment (Able Cadet)
  • Most Improved Cadet Award: Most improved cadet overall (Ordinary Cadet to Chief Petty Officer First Class)
  • Most Improved Bandsman Award: For most improved musically
  • Best Junior NCO Award: Showing excellence in all areas (Leading Cadet to Petty Officer Second class)
  • Best Senior NCO Award: Showing excellence in all areas (Petty Officer First Class to Chief Petty Officer First Class)
  • Gunners Award:
  • Junior Academic Proficiency Award: For highest overall marks (Able Cadet to Leading Cadet)
  • Senior Academic Proficiency Award: For highest overall marks (Petty Officer Second Class to Chief Petty Officer)

 

The following awards are presented at our Annual Inspection:

  • Citizenship Award:
  • Esprit de Corps Award:
  • Captain Jackson Award:
  • Overall Proficiency Award: Especially in leadership (Petty Officer First Class to Chief Petty Officer First Class)
  • F.R. Ferguson Award: Highest mark on the Naval History Exam (New Entry to Chief Petty Officer First Class)

 

In exceptional circumstances, cadets may also be presented these rare awards:

  • Navy League Award of Commendation
  • Navy League Award of Excellence

 

In addition, cadets who attain perfect attendance may be awarded a perfect attendance badge yearly:

  • Bronze: One year of perfect attendance
  • Silver: Two years of perfect attendance
  • Gold: Three years of perfect attendance

 

Awards are given at the Awards Dinner or the Annual Inspection.