LRHS FFA reflects on county fair success

Mallory Lloyd – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The Manatee County Fair began on Thursday, Jan. 14 and ended Sunday, Jan. 24.  Several LRHS FFA members placed in showing various animals and plants. The fair was held at the Manatee County Fairgrounds in Palmetto. Junior Hannah Yancey was the Reserve Champion in beef breeding…

Ranch reflections – Illness doesn’t have to mean falling behind

Ranch Reflections are articles written by LRHS students and staff who want to share their experiences, thoughts, and concerns. This is a great opportunity for Mustangs to branch out beyond traditional news stories.  This edition features the experiences of a student overcoming a mild illness in a pandemic environment. Emma Conerly – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD…

FSU acceptance marks start of college admission season

Emma Tullio– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- Florida State University (FSU) decisions mark the beginning of this year’s college acceptance season. On Thursday, Feb. 18 FSU will release their application decisions to all those who applied by the Dec. 1, 2020 priority deadline for admission and merit scholarship consideration. This is a decision that will…