On a black vertical rectangle arched convexly at top and bottom edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) gold border; a gold and white tiger's head in profile coupe at the neck detailed black, teeth white, eyes, nose and tongue red, displaying a gold torch in sinister. Attached above the rectangle, a black scroll edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) gold border inscribed "FAYETTE" in gold letters. Attached below the rectangle, a black scroll edged with a 1/8 inch (.32 cm) gold border inscribed "TIGERS" in gold letters. The overall dimensions are 3 1/2 inches (8.89 cm) in height and 2 1/2 inches (6.35 cm) in width.
The school colors are black and gold. black signifies the dignity and determination demonstrated by the cadets in academic and athletic endeavors. Gold is symbolic of the ambition of the cadets in their service to school, community and country. The Tiger is the school's mascot and represents the strength and agility of the students. The Torch symbolizes the wisdom gained through knowledge.
The shoulder sleeve insignia was authorized 16 August 2011. (TIOH Drawing Number A-10J-978)