Band students are given the opportunity to earn Band Letters based on their participation in the program. After the initial letter is earned, the students may earn bars. The point system is as follows:
500 points are required for a Freshman to receive a letter
800 accumulated points are required for a Sophomore to receive a letter
500 points in one year are required to receive a bar after receiving a letter
Points are given for the following musical activities:
Football games - 25, Concerts - 25, Honor Band - 25, North Scott Solo - 25, All State tryout - 25, Band Camp - 25, State Ensemble - 35, State Solo - 50, All State - 50, All State Jazz - 50, Jazz Band- 50, Mentoring Program - 20, Commencement - 15, Pep Band - 10, Summer lessons - 5
The following two awards are given at the end of the year and are voted on by the band students:
John Philip Sousa Band Award- Given to an outstanding senior band member who demonstrates strong leadership, work ethic, dedication, and contribution to the band program.
Louis Armstrong Jazz Award- Given to an outstanding senior jazz band member who demonstrates strong leadership, work ethic, dedication, and contribution to the jazz program.