New aircraft, Cirrus SR22 G2 Turbo, donated to aviation department

Mr. Ewing and Mr. Elliot

Mr. Ewing and Mr. Elliot

The Aviation department is pleased to announce the arrival of our first donated aircraft since receiving one in the 1940s. The Cirrus SR22 G2 Turbo was donated to our school by Mr. Don Elliot, who is a close family friend of a sophomore boarding cadet. Read more

Marilyn Reynolds — The foundation of success starts here

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Marilyn Reynolds has been a teacher in the Lower School since 2011 and has ties to MacDill Air Force Base through her husband Roy’s role as the Business Financial Manager for Special Operations Forces (SOF) there. She was able to work with Roy to start a tradition for the summer camp she runs here called “Little Captains” by bringing SOF soldiers to campus for a demonstration. The demonstration was a part of a community outreach program of the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) which is intended to strengthen its ties within the community. Read more

Five football players sign letters of intent to play in college

Pictured left to right: Dalton Collins, Cole Fagan, Coach Ryan Hearn, Aaron Rodriguez, Jestin Green, and Thomas Silver

Pictured left to right: Dalton Collins, Cole Fagan, Coach Ryan Hearn, Aaron Rodriguez, Jestin Green, and Thomas Silver

With approximately 70 family members and friends in attendance at the Roy M. Speer Student Center, five Admiral Farragut Academy football players signed their letters of intent to play in college, including Dalton Collins, Cole Fagan, Jestin Green, Thomas Silver and Aaron Rodriguez. BlueJackets coach Ryan Hearn presided over the ceremony in which he expressed his enthusiasm for the five student-athletes who will get an opportunity to compete in college.

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