A Gold color metal and enamel device 1 1/4 inches (3.18 cm) in height overall consisting of a Black vertical rectangle bearing the arms as blazoned: SHIELD: Sable a fess Or suppressed with a lozenge throughout Celeste overall a demi-sword palewise pommel to chief of the second hilt Argent surmounting the blade a yellow jacket hornet in dorsal view Black wings displayed Gold. CREST: From a wreath of the colors Argent and Sable a yellow jacket hornet flexed close revealing its "stinger" bendwise Black and Gold wings of the last. MOTTO: All supported by a scroll Gold turned Black inscribed with the motto "EXCELLENCE IS OUR EXPECTATION" in Black letters.
Black and gold are the school colors. The escutcheon, in the colors of the school references the location of the school by the blue diamond. The sword reflects the cadets' dedication to school, community and country. The yellow jacket on the shield and as the crest, indicates the school mascot.
The shoulder loop insignia was approved on 9 July 1998.