The Farragut wrestling team continues to build upon its greatness. This time, the BlueJackets had four wrestlers qualify for the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) State Finals for the first time in school history. Read more
Farragut doesn’t necessarily have a business program within its curriculum but if Shawn Simon ’17 continues exerting his passionate influence, things might soon change.
For the past two years, Saturday mornings for Sasha DeSilva have been filled with visits to Freedom Square Continuing Care Retirement Community in Seminole. Her role as a volunteer has allowed her to interact with elderly people who have given her lifelong lessons. Read more
The track team competed at its first meet last weekend when the BlueJackets squared off against 21 other teams at the Berkeley Track & Field Invitational, taking first in seven events. Girls took second overall, boys took seventh overall. Read more
The Boys and Girls Tennis teams are both 3-2 after winning 2 straight matches following a slow start. Read more
Epic, adventurous, super fun.
Those were some of the descriptions by the fourth graders in Shannon LoRusso’s STEM class when discussing last week’s trip aboard the Tall Ship Lynx ship, an interpretation of a Baltimore privateer, Topsail schooner used during the War of 1812. The ship, which serves as a mobile museum, makes its home port in Fairhaven Massachusetts but was in St. Petersburg from February 17-21 mainly to begin a working relationship with Admiral Farragut Academy. Read more
Hunter McCann placed first for his age group (15-19) at last weekend’s Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic in Tampa with a time of 53:49 in the 15K event, which also set a new personal record. Read more
Bridgette Thibodeau was awarded 3rd place in a writing competition for an essay she wrote on Abigail Adams. The contest is put on annually by the National Honors Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. Competition was strong, with many applicants from multiple local private schools.
As baseball, lacrosse, softball and track all begin their spring seasons, wrestling is finishing its winter campaign with a bang. The BlueJackets had five wrestlers qualify for the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) Class 1A Regional tournament after turning in outstanding results at the District 11 tournament last weekend. Read more