Recently, the West Gadsden Panther Battalion was selected as Gov. Rick Scott's personal escorts
for he and his guest dignitaries at the 2011 Florida Governor's Inauguration at the State Capitol.
West Gadsden High School was the only Junior Reserve Officer's Training Corps Unit selected for this honor, while Florida A&M University represented all senior units.
West Gadsden Cadets offered VIP treatment to the Governor and his distinguished colleagues.