On June 21st, 2017, President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to nominate certain personnel to key administration posts. Among this personnel was Admiral Farragut Academy graduate of the class of 1975, retired U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Mark H. Buzby. Read more
In May, Sammy Wang became the third and final member of the class of 2017 to earn his Private Pilot’s Certificate. It was an accomplishment that was four years in the making.
AMCSUS Commandant Conference
For three days from June 14th to June 16th, Farragut was host to the Association of Prep school & Colleges and Schools of the United States (AMCSUS) Commandant Conference, an annual gathering of commandants from around the country. 16 commandants and their spouses attended, including our own Commandant Todd Wallingford and his wife, Kim York Wallingford.
On Saturday, May 27, Elijah Soyke ‘19 received a 1st place certificate and prize money for winning the Sons of the American Revolution St. Petersburg Chapter George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest. Read more
On June 15th, the Tampa Bay Times published an article which selected their Womens’ Track and Field Athletes of the year. Class of 2017 valedictorian Katie Barnett placed as Pinellas County’s Athlete of the Year and Coach Arron Prather won Coach of the Year out of the entire Tampa Bay area.
Butch Andrion ‘79 and his four daughters find success at Farragut
Since graduating from the St. Petersburg campus of Admiral Farragut Academy in 1979, Dr. Albert E. “Butch” Andrion, II and his family have seen the progressive changes that have made, and continue to make, Farragut one of the top best boarding school in Florida. His personal experience, and the core values of accountability, responsibility, commitment and integrity which are instilled in each and every cadet that passes through it’s doors, made Admiral Farragut Academy a natural choice when searching for the perfect educational environment for his four daughters. He has watched his daughters Amanda ‘08, Stephanie ‘10, Melanie ‘16 and Cassandra ‘19, excel and thrive, in the same environment that he credits for contributing to his level of success in developing one of the largest single doctor chiropractic practices in the St. Petersburg area. Read more