The cadets of the Panther Valley JROTC Battalion participated in their annual inspection as mandated by the Department of the Army recently.

The purpose of the inspection is to determine whether the cadet corps, host school and instructors are meeting and maintaining the established standards, and to appropriately reward those that exceed the program standards.

Cadets were graded upon their personal appearance, the organization of the cadet paperwork and staff functions, and drill routines.

The battalion staff briefed the inspectors from Lehigh University Senior ROTC, as well as Panther Valley school district Superintendant, Rosemary Porembo, and the high school principal, Joseph Gunnels. The cadets were able to obtain an outstanding score of 97 percent in inspection and zero deficiencies in supply.

This inspection will help the Panther Battalion to maintain their level of merit as an Honor Unit with Distinction.