On a Silver color metal and enamel irregular shield shaped device 1 1/8 inches (2.86 cm) in height blazoned: Per pall Vert, Argent and Sable, in chief a Cougar stalking, in dexter a Trillium and in sinister a lamp of knowledge all Proper. Attached below, a Green scroll with Black folds inscribed "MOUNTAIN HERITAGE" base metal letters.
Green, black and white are the school colors. The Cougar is the school mascot. Mount Mitchell is a local geographic landmark. The Trillium flower is a local flower. The lamp of knowledge is a scholastic symbol.
The shoulder loop insignia was approved 24 January 2007.