Seat belt safety a legacy of lost Mustangs

Phoebe Duval – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Buckle Up 4 BSwag and Bubba Association (BUBBA) is a non-profit organization that promotes seatbelt safety. It was created after two LRHS students, Brett Wagner and Josh Rogers, died in a car accident in 2011. Their parents believed this tragedy could have been prevented had they…

Ranch reflection – Foster families share a special kind of love

Savannah Else – Special to Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Imagine having a different brother or sister every year. For me, this is a reality. One evening, right after my 11th birthday, my parents told me that things were about to change. Three days later we received our first foster child. Since my parents…

Mustangs hear from prominent leaders

Carson Manning– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- A group of LRHS seniors will be attending the prestigious 2020 Ringling Town Hall Lecture Series at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Center Jan. 27 – Apr. 7. The seniors attending have been handpicked by their Advanced Placement (AP) Government and Economics teachers. Different speakers that will be…

“Gifted” not always a positive experience

Cameron Perry and Anabelle Lam – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Being gifted can be a positive thing for students. It often means that Mustangs are more “academically advanced” or just different from their peers. Frequently, students labeled gifted are put into special programs to help challenge their gifted minds. At LRHS Amie Poole…