Jillian Herbst and Gaby Rosabal- Mustangs Ahead

Juniors(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- As this school year comes to an end, many LRHS juniors are acknowledging they are getting closer to their last year at LRHS.

Although the rising upperclassman anticipate senior year to be the most difficult, they also believe it will be one of the most fun.

Junior Patrick Herbst, an LRHS baseball player, said, “My senior year will be the fun but will also involve a lot of dedication and hard work on and off the baseball field.”

Rylie Caroll is excited from the sidelines of a different field.

Carroll said, “Next year, I plan on becoming more involved as an athletic trainer as an extra way to enjoy my last year at LRHS.”

While seniors do receive several privileges, some of the best perks are experiencing the last school-sponsored and sporting events.

With high school ending so soon, many are also starting to think more about their futures.

Junior Will Vazquez said, “I’m planning on going to college for business management and seeing where that takes me.”

Other students are planning their futures around the sports they currently play at LRHS.

Varsity baseball player Herbst added, “My idea for after high school is to play college baseball for four years and then get a degree in coaching.”

Varsity soccer player and junior athlete at Development Academy, Sofia Jamieson, plans on focusing on both school and sports.

Jamieson stated, “After high school, I plan on playing soccer in college. After receiving my undergraduate degree, I plan on going to grad school to earn my PhD.”

With how this year’s seniors had their last year end, next year’s seniors plan on making it the best possible and not taking anything for granted.

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