Peter Easton graduated just a few years after World War II. Raey Webster finished when Elvis Presley was king. They finally met when American Sniper was one of the biggest things on the silver screen.
Admiral Farragut Academy alumni aren’t just astronauts and admirals. Farragut also has many alumni working in the entertainment industry as actors, writers, directors, producers, and more. The following are just a few of those alumni who attribute much of their success today to the skills they developed at Farragut.
Bill Masciangelo ’62N shared this story about growing up as one of the first legacy families of Farragut.
My dad was William Masciangelo Class of ‘37N and was fondly known as “Masci” by friends and alumni. He gave his life to Admiral Farragut Academy and served as its Public Relations Officer for almost 50 years.
Read below for the Annual Report for the 2018 Admiral Farragut Academy Foundation.
Students as young as 9 have been learning to fly at Admiral Farragut Academy, where 2018-19 was a year of groundbreaking advances for the school’s Aviation Program.
Joseph Zolfo ‘86N came to Admiral Farragut Academy by way of Staten Island and to filmmaking by way of childhood plays and home movies. Today, he produces the hit CBS TV show God Friended Me.
“Unequivocally, I would not be sitting in this chair today if I had not gone to Farragut,” he said from his office at Steiner Studios in Brooklyn. “That’s an absolute fact. The bar was just set so high at Farragut.”
Ken Woltz ‘61N and his wife Barbara share many loves. For each other, certainly — they’ve been married for 53 years — but they also share a love for their three children and four grandchildren, their homes in Illinois and Florida, their faith, West Point Military Academy, and Admiral Farragut Academy.
Aquiles La Grave, who attended Farragut with the class of ‘98, was awarded an honorary diploma on behalf of the board of directors during the graduation for the class of 2019. Read more
Graduation was very special this year for the class of 2019. The weekend kicked off with the Final Parade with Pass In Review with CAPT Geno Paluso, USN ’85N Commandant of Cadets at The Citadel, CAPT Richard Petrucci, USN (Ret.) ’56N, Commandant Todd Wallingford, and Commander Schock.
We’ve received many requests for advertising or business listing opportunities, and here’s your chance for community-wide exposure! In the next edition and all future editions of Reveille Magazine, we will have a business directory available for parent, alumni, board member, faculty/staff, and friends of Farragut owned businesses.