The weekend of October 12 & 13, 2018, eighteen schoolmates, wife’s & friends of RADM Mark “Buz” Buzby ‘75 gathered in Washington, DC to celebrate Buz’s more than 40+ years of service to his country beginning as a midshipman at the United States Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, NY in the summer of 1975.
With the introduction of new tax law this year, you may wonder how you will be impacted. For many taxpayers, the new tax law creates an opportunity in the form of increased disposable income. Here are the main takeaways of the 2018 law, along with some things to consider for charitable giving this year.Read more
Gulf Beach Masonic Lodge No. 291 recognized Farragut Cadet Shyann LaPorte ’20 with the presentation of the ‘Steven M. Fetherman JROTC Excellence Award’ on November 29th at the Lodge’s Annual Awards Dinner. This award is presented to a JROTC student who excels academically, demonstrates strong leadership skills, and is active in the community and school.
L-R: Scott Jacobs ’86N, Traci Jacobs, Carri Zolfo, Joseph Zolfo ’86N
It’s so much more than football or another reception… It’s coming together united for America and Admiral Farragut Academy.
The 2018 Army/Navy Alumni Weekend kicked off on Friday evening December 7th with a reception at the historic Union League Club of Philadelphia. Alumni came from near and far along with special guests including military leaders, business leaders, and celebrities to join in one of the premier Farragut events of the year.
The holidays are coming up and we’ll all be searching for that perfect gift for our loved ones. With Amazon Smile, no matter what gift you find on Amazon.com this holiday season, you can give back to Farragut at the same time.
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. Just visit smile.amazon.com and choose Admiral Farragut Academy as your charitable organization!
On December 11, 2018, the head of Farragut’s science department and biology teacher Sari Deitche was given a $995 Environmental Education grant by the Florida Association for Water Quality Control (FAWQC). This is the tenth year in a row that Mrs. Deitche has been awarded this grant.
During the 2018-19 school year, three of our Upper School teachers, Jessica Kolodetsky, Josh Moore, and Tonya Singleton, were chosen to receive The Barrett Family Foundation Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teacher Award. Read more
On Saturday, December 1st, the AFA Drill Team completed its season by competing at a NJROTC Area 07 sanctioned competition at Gaither High School in Tampa. Along with 19 other schools, our team challenged for trophies in Academics, Personnel Inspection, Basic Armed and Unarmed Drill, Color Guard, and Athletics.
Please join the Aviation Department in congratulating Trevor Eoriatti ‘19 on earning his solo endorsement. Trevor flew solo at Albert Whitted for the first time on November 8, 2018, in a Cessna 172, tail number N54058.