Mustangs win Golden Herald awards

Manoela Dos Santos – Mustangs Ahead Junior Associate Editor (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- On Tuesday the 42nd Annual Golden Herald Awards were held at State College of Florida’s Neal Auditorium.  Thousands of accomplished seniors graduate in Manatee County every year, but only a few are recognized for their service to the community. In January, 12 LRHS seniors were nominated for the chance to interview…

Senior countdown 6 – the last week

Mikaela Campbell – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS senior countdown has finally come to an end, with Monday, May 6 being seniors last day of school before final exams. Exam exemptions forms were passed out Monday in first period.  Students without a first period should see senior class Adviser Ann Fleury in room 572. Seniors were also handed a list of…

LRHS graduates offer advice for college-bound seniors

Julia Drymon – Mustangs Ahead  (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- Graduation is right around the corner for Mustang seniors and most are headed to college in the upcoming months. Looking back on their own experiences, some former Mustangs and current college freshmen have some advice for the graduating seniors.  Kailen Bender is finishing up her freshman year at Florida State University. One thing she noticed…

Interested in Mustang golf? Meet on Monday

Steven Bracco – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS golf teams will meet Monday, May 6 to talk about plans for next year and what will happen by the end of this school year. One topic of the meeting will be welcoming hall of fame coach, Dave Frantz, back to LRHS. Frantz will return…

Prom royalty hope honors launch them into college success

Jacob Pipercic – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Two LRHS graduates who are leaving the school with special memories are the 2019 prom king and queen, and both believe the honor will help them in the future. The pair were announced at the LRHS prom on April 5 at the Sarasota Hyatt. The LRHS…

Mustang athletes eager to continue careers in college

Maddie Forman – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- Many LRHS students plan to continue their athletic careers into college this upcoming school year. Senior Johnny Reid is going to be continuing his athletic career at Dartmouth College for cross-country and track. “I’m really looking forward to starting a new adventure up north,” he said. “The…