Spirit of Women at Forrest General Hospital will take applications for the Spirit Girls program from March 26 until April 26.
Applications are available online at forrestgeneral.com/spiritgirls for interested girls entering grades 7-12.
Girls interested in a Spirit Girl position must submit an online application, which includes a photo, letter of recommendation and interview time. No paper copies will be available or accepted. In-person interviews will be held April 30, and May 1.
The Spirit Girls teen board was developed in an effort to reach young women through events targeted at promoting self-esteem and encouraging healthy lifestyles. Spirit Girls participate in Spirit of Women events and educational programs.
Interviews are open to girls who are residents of Covington, Forrest, George, Greene, Hancock, Jasper, Jefferson Davis, Jones, Lamar, Lawrence, Marion, Pearl River, Perry, Pike, Simpson, Smith, Stone, Wayne or Walthall counties.
Spirit Girls are part of Spirit of Women, a national network of American hospitals and health care providers that ascribe to the highest standards of excellence in women’s health, education, and community outreach.
With more than 8,500 members, Forrest General is the exclusive Spirit of Women hospital for south Mississippi.