Ranch reflections – Mustang has life changing experience in Ecuador

Ranch Reflections are articles written by students who want to share their experiences, thoughts, and concerns. This is a great opportunity for students to branch out beyond traditional news stories.  This edition features a “Mustang Ahead” staff member’s reflections on helping the less advantaged in the developing world. Corinna Lunsford – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH,…

Ranch reflections – Senior relieved to settle on a pathway

  Rachel Latka – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- College planning was very stressful for me, especially because I didn’t know what school I wanted to go to or what I wanted to major in. There is so much pressure when making these decisions, but I think I finally figured it out, and you can,…

Ranch reflections – Tallahassee a long way from South Africa

Ranch Reflections are articles written by students who want to share their experiences, thoughts, and concerns. This is a great opportunity for students to branch out beyond traditional news stories.  This edition features a “Mustang Ahead” staff member’s reflections on starting both high school and college in new country. Tanna Cochrane– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH,…

Ranch reflection – Fast year for LRHS softball seniors

Ranch Reflections are articles written by students who want to share their experiences, thoughts, and concerns. This is a great opportunity for students to branch out beyond traditional news stories.  This edition features a “Mustang Ahead” staff member’s reflections on her last season opener. Madison Koczersut – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- There comes a…

Ranch reflection – Senior still considering college options

Ranch Reflections are articles written by students who want to share their experiences, thoughts, and concerns. This is a great opportunity for students to branch out beyond traditional news stories.  This edition features a “Mustang Ahead” staff member’s concerns about an uncertain academic path. Rachel Latka – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- College planning can be…

Ranch reflection – Internship value not measured in pay

Ranch Reflections are articles written by students who want to share their experiences, thoughts, and concerns. This is a great opportunity for students to branch out beyond traditional news stories.  This edition features a “Mustang Ahead” staff member’s views on the value of internships. Ally Ellis – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – If you ask…

Ranch reflection – University graduation an inspring event

Ranch Reflections are articles written by students who want to share their experiences, thoughts, and concerns. This is a great opportunity for students to branch out beyond traditional news stories.  This edition relates one student’s reaction to attending a university graduation. Gavin Laielli – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – As Mustangs arrive back to…

Ranch reflections – College level courses are a high school opportunity

  Julia Drymon– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- LRHS offers several programs to accelerate student learning into the college level. One of those programs is dual enrollment provided through the State College of Florida – Manatee/Sarasota (SCF). I have taken the Dual Enrollment (DE) English and History classes, and I will be taking College Algebra…

Ranch reflection – Senior year means lots of planning

LRHS seniors are preparing for their futures after high school. Some plan to head into careers while others hope to continue their educations.  Mikaela Campbell plans to attend Florida State University and was surprised by the amout of unexpected planning it takes to prepare. Mikaela Campbell– Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Being a senior…

Ranch reflection – Senior visits FGCU

LRHS seniors are preparing for their futures after high school. Some are touring prospective schools. Campus tours help students learn about the college or university’s facilities, student life, academics, and programs. Seeing and learning about different schools can be helpful when determining where to apply.   Mikaela Campbell-Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Part of…

Ranch reflection – SCF an attractive local option

LRHS seniors are preparing for their futures after high school. Some are touring prospective schools. Campus tours help students learn about the college or university’s facilities, student life, academics, and programs. Seeing and learning about different schools can be helpful when determining where to apply.   Csenge Csicsek – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- Touring colleges may be…

Ranch reflection – Getting “that” letter

Ranch Reflections are articles written by students who want to share their experiences, thoughts, and concerns. This is a great opportunity for students to branch out beyond traditional news stories.  This edition relates one senior’s acceptance to her dream college. Corinna Lunsford – Mustangs Ahead (LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)-As I looked at my computer, I couldn’t…