Nearly 50 years after Charlie Duke became the youngest man to walk on the moon, the former astronaut was honored for his accomplishments in his adopted home state. Read the full article published in the Houston Chronicle. Read more
According to the Boeing Company’s industry forecast, more than 800,000 new pilots and 679,000 aircraft technicians will be needed over the next 20 years. With air travel increasing worldwide, career opportunities are also booming in aviation business and finance, airport management, air traffic control, aerospace engineering, aviation data analytics, aviation cybersecurity, and more.
Brizzi family’s latest AFA grad now Coast Guard officer Read more
The re-enrollment process has changed for the upcoming school year. All families should have received an email regarding the next steps for the re-enrollment process. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 727-384-5504 if you did not receive this email or if you have further re-enrollment questions. Read more
That’s A Wrap!
New Building Campaign Ended December 31st; Exceeds $4 Million Goal
Farragut’s first-ever capital campaign ended in success on December 31, 2019, with 231 donors exceeding the goal by giving nearly $4.3 million to the three-year New Building Campaign. Read more
Please join the Aviation Department in congratulating Andrew Jeon on earning his student pilot solo endorsement. Andrew flew solo for the first time at Manatee Airport in a Piper Archer PA-28 aircraft tail number N82746 on January 8, 2020.
The Army-Navy Alumni Weekend on December 13-14, 2019, was another special time with alumni and friends of Farragut coming together to connect with each other and celebrate our alma mater in a historic setting.
On Saturday, January 11, the Admiral Farragut Academy Orienteering team competed at Croom South, Withlacoochee State Park, and brought home a 3rd place team win and 1st and 2nd place individual wins.
On January 12, 2020, Admiral Farragut Academy lower school teacher and avid swimmer, Maren Lynch, swam 3.1 miles across the Tampa Bay for the Tampa Bay Frogman swim “Never Leave a Man Behind” charity event benefiting the Navy Seal Foundation. This is the second time she has participated and she earned 7th in the female finishers. Read more