Forrest General’s Spirit of Women Accepting Spirit Girl Applications
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (March 16, 2021) Forrest General’s Spirit of Women will take applications for the 2021-2022 Spirit Girls program from March 26-April 26. Applications are available online at forrestgeneral.com/spiritgirls for interested girls entering grades 7 -12. Application deadline is Monday, April 26.
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 Friday, April 30, and Saturday, May 1. Girls will be standing for the duration of the interview which will only last 3 to 5 minutes. Check-in will be outside, and applicants must wait in their car until the time of their interview. Someone will be outside to bring each girl in for her interview. Masks are required, and hand sanitizer will be provided.
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, educational programs, community and charitable events throughout the year. 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 County.
Spirit Girls are part of Spirit of Women®, a national network of American hospitals and healthcare 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, having attained Premier status in recognition of strong efforts in moving women to take action for their health.