Challenges, opportunities face new Mustang adults

ErinElizabeth Purcell – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – When Mustangs turn 18, they, like all Americans, are met with adulthood responsibilities that throw some for a loop. Along with personal interests such as romance, schooling, or joining the military, these new adults are met with many responsibilities. Some include having a job, paying taxes,…

Volunteering urged for NHS members

Emily Brandt – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – On Tuesday, Jan 7, LRHS’s National Honor Society (NHS) met for their first general member meeting of the semester. The first topic of discussion was student volunteer hours for the second semester. Since there are only a limited number of slots available for each volunteer event,…

Mustang boys start 2020 with win

Cameron Madison – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) –   Tuesday, Jan. 7 the LRHS boy’s junior varsity (JV) and varsity basketball teams faced off against Booker at home. Both teams had faced Booker earlier in the year and won. Varsity won 56-54 in the closing seconds off a backdoor and finish from Senior Forward Christian…

Winter ball enhances JROTC experience

Gavin Laielli – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) program annual Winter Formal is around the corner. It will be held on Friday, Jan. 10 from 6p.m. to 11p.m. at the Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club. Although it is a private event, each cadet can bring…