By Mark C. Robinson
Wrangell Sentinel 

Student athlete creates weight-loss program for senior project


February 14, 2024

Mark C. Robinson / Wrangell Sentinel

While recovering from a sports injury and surgery, student athlete Lily Younce was inspired by her choice of upcoming college studies to design a healthy weight-loss program as her senior project.

After Lillian "Lily" Younce had knee surgery in September due to past injuries from wrestling, she couldn't resume her sports activities. "I missed out on wrestling this year, which was kind of a bummer," she said. "With me just sitting around and trying to recover from my knee, I ended up gaining weight."

Inspired by her planned course of study of exercise science in college, Younce decided to put together a healthy weight-loss program for her senior year project, in partnership with her father, Joe Younce.

"My dad and I have a schedule of the things that we are to do every day," she said. "W...

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