Three female student-athletes sign National Letter of Intent/in The Farragut Experience /by Jessica Van Curen
On the morning of April 27th in the Student Center, three student-athletes signed their National Letter of Intent to play sports in college. All girls played many different sports while attending Admiral Farragut Academy including soccer, tennis, basketball, and volleyball.
Farragut serves as main sponsor of large youth basketball tournament in New Jersey/in Alumni, The Farragut Experience /by Jessica Van Curen
Admiral Farragut Academy, through the generous donation of Andy Aldi ‘65, served as the main sponsor of the Baker League American Athletic Union (AAU) basketball tournament this past weekend in Toms River, New Jersey. The Farragut alumnus teamed up with Advancement Director Alison Lescarbeau as representatives of the school during a fun-filled event that featured 34 teams from around the Mid-Atlantic region. Read more
Farragut hosts lacrosse tournament/in The Farragut Experience /by Jessica Van Curen
Admiral Farragut Academy hosted a lacrosse tournament this past weekend featuring the youth teams from the Saint Petersburg Dragons Lacrosse Club and the Sarasota Seahawks Lacrosse Club. BlueJackets coach Adam Deisley was instrumental in staging the event on Al Ross Football Field that began early Saturday morning and lasted throughout the day. There were five games that ranged from the 9-and-under age group to the 15-and-under group. Deisley estimated close to 500 people attended the games throughout the day. Read more
Track athletes break school records, continue to regional meet/in Athletics /by Jessica Van Curen
Here is a recap of the track team’s performance at the district meet last week at Out-of-Door Academy in Sarasota. Three new school records were beaten! The girls team finished 2nd overall and the boys finished 3rd overall. Team finish and athletes who finished in the top four to advance to regional meet on Thursday, April 28 at Calvary Christian School in Clearwater. Read more
Farragut students rub elbows with journalist icon/in The Farragut Experience /by Jessica Van Curen
This past weekend, three of our students – George Hamilton ‘18, Shawn Simon ‘17, and Michael Cooney ‘16 — attended the annual Suncoast Tigers Tiger Bay awards featuring guest of honor and keynote speaker Carl Bernstein. Bernstein is best known for his journalistic work with his peer at the Washington Post, Bob Woodward, breaking the Watergate scandal that led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon. Read more
Pinellas County Commissioner, Janet Long, speaks to students/in The Farragut Experience /by Jessica Van Curen
Pinellas County Commissioner Janet Long spoke to Mr. Panuthos’ Upper School history class and student government about several components to the political process. During her conversation, she also explained her role as a county commissioner, specifically how she is involved with two major plans for the county dealing with transportation and climate change. Read more
Farragut night with the Tampa Bay Rays, discounted tickets/in The Farragut Experience /by Jessica Van Curen
Let’s celebrate the last day of school and get the summer started off right with a fun night at the Tropicana!
Students, employees, friends and family of Admiral Farragut Academy are invited to take part in a fantastic ticket offer on Friday, May 27, 2016, at 7:10pm when the Rays take on the New York Yankees.
Lower Level tickets will be offered for $24 ($50 value). For every ticket sold $4 will be going back to Admiral Farragut Academy as a fundraiser towards athletics.
Return the form and pay in the Ship’s Store. Deadline for ticket purchases is Monday, May 16th.
Pick up for tickets will be in the Ship’s Store starting Friday, May 20th.
See you there!
Mark Panuthos selected as Teacher of the Year by the Madeira Beach VFW Post for the second year in a row/in The Farragut Experience /by Jessica Van Curen
Congratulations goes out to Mark Panuthos, who was selected by the Madeira Beach VFW Post 4256 as its Teacher of the Year, for the second consecutive year. Read more
Softball advances to Class 3A region final for the second consecutive season/in The Farragut Experience /by Jessica Van Curen
Behind another stellar performance by Corynn Miner, the Blue Jackets advanced to the Class 3A region final for the second consecutive season after a 12-0 win over Evangelical Christian. Corynn raised her record to 17-2 after striking out 13 over five perfect innings in which the BlueJackets easily handled the Sentinels in a mercy rule game.