7 more student-athletes sign to play on the collegiate level

Admiral Farragut Academy Class of 2019 College Signing

Left to Right: Kashish Cordova, Faith Nelms, Jazmine Alderman, Winston Dessesow, Nick Manhertz, Peyton Smrekar, KJ Reynolds

On Thursday, April 25, 2019, an additional seven student-athletes for three sports signed to continue their athletic career at the college level. These young men and women collectively earned up to $800,000 in scholarship money!

This also totals 18 student-athletes representing six sports from the Class of 2019. The first signing occurred on National Signing Day, Wednesday, February 6, 2019, with 11 student-athletes and five sports. We are currently working on the complete total for all athletic scholarship earnings and will have an update soon.

Congratulations to:


  • Jazmine Alderman, United States Military Academy West Point – Jazmine is also the first female from Admiral Farragut Academy to receive an athletic scholarship and nomination to this military academy!
  • Faith Nelms, Carson-Newman University


  • Kashish Cordova, Carson-Newman University
  • Nick Manhertz, King’s College
  • Peyton Smrekar, Ave Maria University
  • KJ Reynolds, King’s College


  • Winston Dessesow, Basketball, Missouri Southern State University

We can’t wait to see what you do in the future! #FarragutProud