Kaitlyn Case – Mustangs Ahead

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Lady Mustangs interested in the medical field have the opportunity to join Girls in White Coats for the 2022-2023 school year.

Girls in White Coats is a club that allows girls to grow their medical knowledge through teachings, experience, and practice. The club was founded by juniors Kate Tuchman and Tiereny Thornhill, who will act as the club’s co-presidents next year.

“I started the club because there is nothing else like it at Lakewood Ranch,” Tuchman states. “I wanted to create a new opportunity for girls with the same interests as me.”

Tuchman and Thornhill have many plans for the club’s initial year, including field trips to hospitals, guest speakers, fundraisers, and volunteer opportunities for members.

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Any students interested in joining Girls in White Coats can visit their Instagram (@girlsinwhitecoatslrhs) or use the google doc. All students must submit their applications by Friday, May 20.

There is an informational meeting Wednesday, May 18, in room 577 for any students who want to learn more about the club. This meeting will be held after school and anyone is welcome to attend.