Aviation students fly solo and earn private pilot certificate

Two students have recently had big accomplishments while in Aviation Academy. Please join the aviation department in congratulating Max Kostyashkin ’17 and Dean Wayment-Steele ’17. Read more

Alumnus Homer E. Moyer, Jr. ‘60 receives the 2016 Harry LeRoy Jones Award


Alumnus Homer E. Moyer, Jr. ’60, a member of Miller & Chevalier and the firm’s international department founder, was honored with the 2016 Harry LeRoy Jones Award by the Washington Foreign Law Society (WFLS). The following press release is from Miller & Chevalier Law Firm. Please join us in congratulating Homer on this tremendous accomplishment!

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Enterprise Village inspires 5th grade

Enterprise Village 2016

On Monday, October 26th, 5th grade students spent the day at Enterprise Village by the Stavros Institute. Enterprise Village is a self-contained economic education program that provides a hands-on learning experience unlike any other. Read more

Students give back to their community in many different ways


This past weekend students gave back to their community. One group of students participated in a trash clean up, another spent time at a retirement community, members of the color guard presented the colors at a local St. Petersburg event, Ribfest, and Lower School students donated goods to the Ronald McDonald House. Read more

Students participate in BLUE Ocean/NOAA Climate office “Message in a Buoy” program


Admiral Farragut Academy was once again happy to participate with the BLUE Ocean Film Festival and Community Outreach Program. The BLUE Ocean Film Festival, a non-profit organization using the power of film, visual arts, entertainment and science to inspire ocean stewardship around the world, had its first year in St. Petersburg, Florida in 2014. The festival alternates between Monaco and St. Petersburg. Read more

Hopes of new campus center; the largest capital campaign in Academy history

New Building

Admiral Farragut Academy’s administration and board of directors have unveiled the school’s most ambitious building project and fundraising campaign in its history. The school will host a kickoff celebration for “The New Building Campaign for Admiral Farragut Academy” beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 17.

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Parents’ Group Zumba Bash: November 12th

Lower school parent, Parents’ Group volunteer, and Zumba dance instructor, Malia Bakken, is hosting a Zumba class for all those at Farragut on Saturday, November 12th at 9am. Zumba is an aerobic fitness program featuring movements inspired by various styles of Latin American dance and performed primarily to Latin American dance music.

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Advanced Placement U.S. History students attend “Cannon School” in St. Augustine, Florida

Cannon School St. Augustine 2016

This past week 15 Advanced Placement U.S. History students travelled back in time to the mid-18th century for “Cannon School”. The students, along with Upper School social studies teacher, Mark Panuthos, and ESOL/English teacher, Tracy Reilly, spent five days in St. Augustine, which is the oldest city in the United States of America. Read more

Corey Luckenbill ‘17 featured in the Tampa Bay Times for his perseverance on the football field

Corey Luckenbill, age 17, is legally blind, yet he’s the starting center for Admiral Farragut’s football team. JOHN PENDYGRAFT | Times

Corey Luckenbill, age 17, is legally blind, yet he’s the starting center for Admiral Farragut’s football team. JOHN PENDYGRAFT | Times

Corey Luckenbill, a senior and center on the BlueJacket football team, is a true example of Admiral Farragut Academy’s core value, PERSEVERANCE. Corey, although legally blind, is an asset to the school and team, and has not let his condition control what he can do on and off the field. He was recently featured in the Tampa Bay Times’ Sport section. Read more

Alumni Homecoming 2016 Recap


As a member of a fraternity, forum of peers, or any larger organization, you understand the feeling you get when you reconnect after a time apart, sometimes fifty years, with your friends and confidants. The feeling is special. The memories you shared before are instantly brought to the forefront of your minds. The sights and the sounds of when those memories occurred replay round and round in your head. These sentiments rang true for our alumni who attended our 2016 Alumni Homecoming Weekend October 28th and 29th.

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