Awards and Honors » Colorguard Block Letter

Colorguard Block Letter

Introduction  

Obtaining a Block Letter during high school represents a significant achievement on one or more areas of co-curricular and extracurricular activities.  The Block Letter for Colorguard is obtained by participation in both Marching Band/Colorguard courses AND extracurricular activities.  Students who wish to obtain their Colorguard Block Letter must fill out the Colorguard Block Letter Application found here:  https://tinyurl.com/mhcolorguardblock 


Criteria

In order to receive a Block Letter in Colorguard a student must meet the following criteria

Activity Description

Requirement

Marching Band/Winter Percussion Class with grade of “A”

4 semesters (2 years)

Satisfactory Citizenship or higher in Marching Band/Winter Percussion class on report card

4 semesters (2 years)

Attendance at all Performances (All regularly scheduled concerts required for the assigned class)

2 years

2.5 overall GPA 

Required at time of award

Participation in the following:

  • Participation in MHHS Dance Courses (one year)
  • Participation in outside Dance or Colorguard classes or groups
  • Participation in Spring Musical (Orchestra, chorus, acting, tech crew, etc.)
  • Private Dance/Colorguard lessons
  • Colorguard Leadership Position
  • 6 hours of volunteer work at school or community sporting or performing arts events (concessions, statistics, scoreboard, gate, ushering, etc.)

2 of the activities in the list must be completed (may be duplicated)


Additional Honors

A student may earn additional honors in Colorguard (a pin or patch to add on to their letter) by accomplishing the following:

Activity Description

Requirement

Marching Band/Winter Percussion Class with grade of “A”

2 additional semesters (1 year)

Satisfactory Citizenship or higher in Marching Band/Winter Percussion class on report card

2 additional semesters (1 year)

Attendance at all Performances (All regularly scheduled concerts required for the assigned Colorguard class)

1 additional year

2.5 overall GPA 

Required at time of award

Participation in the following:

  • Participation in MHHS Dance Courses (one year)
  • Participation in outside Dance or Colorguard classes or groups
  • Participation in Spring Musical (Orchestra, chorus, acting, tech crew, etc.)
  • Private Dance/Colorguard lessons
  • Colorguard Leadership Position
  • 6 hours of volunteer work at school or community sporting or performing arts events (concessions, statistics, scoreboard, gate, ushering, etc.)

2 additional activities in the list must be completed. (may be duplicated)