On a shield-shaped embroidered item arched at top and edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) Blue border, blazoned as follows: "Celeste, a bear's head caboshed Or, armed Proper, edged and garnished Azure." Between the inscriptions "CENTRAL HARDIN" above and "BRUINS" below in White letters. The overall dimensions are 3 1/2 inches (8.89 cm) in height and 3 inches (7.62 cm) in width.
Gold, light blue and navy blue are the school colors. The two blues represent the two schools coming together as one and the loyalty that it brings. White represents perfection; something the cadets seek to achieve in everything they do. Gold represents honor a virtue the cadets fiercely maintain. The bruin is the school's mascot and represents strength and courage. The students identify with their mascot in their pursuit of academic as well as athletic achievements.
The shoulder sleeve insignia was authorized 1 April 2011. (TIOH Drawing Number A-10J-955)