FFA to host “Cowboy Prom”

Erin-Elizabeth Purcell – Mustangs Ahead 

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – The LRHS FFA chapter (FFA) will be hosting a cowboy prom for all registered district 10 junior and senior FFA members.

District 10 includes Charlotte, DeSoto, Hardee, Lee,  Manatee and Sarasota Counties.

The event, sponsored by LRHS FFA alumni, is a formal dance being held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 19 at Horse Creek Camp. The event costs $50 to attend and current FFA members can purchase tickets for themselves and one guest.

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“We are really excited for this event; we have never done anything like this before and I am excited for our kids to get to interact with others with the same sort of interests and passions as themselves, it can create a very safe and happy environment for our Mustangs,” said agriculture teacher McKenzie Gorskey.

Events will include dancing and opportunities to socialize with FFA alumni and members across the district as well as a pasta dinner. Attire is cowboy formal, with girls wearing dresses and boys wearing jeans and collared shirts, both with the option given to wear boots and a cowboy hat.

“FFA is really a home for a lot of people, and we are so glad to extend that home beyond just the classroom and give a final farewell to the seniors who have been with our FFA chapter for the last 4 years,” said FFA president Madison Hartwig.