An Interview with Jeri Williar, Director of College Placement and Counseling at Admiral Farragut Academy. Williar earned her bachelor’s in Sociology from Eastern Illinois University and her master’s in Counselor Education from the University of North Florida. She has over thirty years of experience in college admissions, college registration, high school college placement, and guidance counseling.
Admiral Farragut Academy has been offering Aviation courses since 1987. What began as an elective, became a full Aviation Program in 2007 with Private Pilot certificate training for students in 9th-12th grade at an additional cost. This year, Farragut continues to advance its Aviation Program by joining 69 other schools and adding the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Associations (AOPA) high school aviation science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) curriculum in the 2018-2019 school year. Read more
On Friday, March 2, 2018, Linda Delgado Libien ‘18 and Ryan Green ‘18 were two of 15 students from eight St. Petersburg area public and private high schools that were selected for the 79th Annual Rotary Club Outstanding Youth Awards, an honor that distinguishes high school seniors who go above and beyond their duty to the community. Each students essay was on the topic of “doing good by doing the right thing”.Read more
Please join the Aviation department in congratulating Jose Lynch ‘18 on earning his solo endorsement. Jose flew solo for the first time on February 28, 2018, in Cessna 172SP N6013J on runway 7 at Albert Whitted Airport.
While Bio Honors students were learning about cells, students were asked to design a one-page advertisement or a 60-second commercial explaining why we just cannot live without a specific organelle. Students were asked to use the latest and greatest in computer technology or recording technology and were allowed to choose their favorite cell organelle. Using pictures, facts, neat designs, and catchy slogans, students shared with their classmates why their cell organelle was the most important organelle.Read more
Please congratulate Kathryn Greene ‘18 and Sam Nolin ‘18 for winning two regional awards for their poetry in the Scholastic Writing & Art Awards. These awards are the nation’s longest-running and most prestigious scholarship and recognition initiative for creative teens across the country in grades 7-12 with 29 different categories to submit work into.Read more
Please join the Aviation Department in congratulating Diana Romanovskaya ‘19 (D-12) on earning her solo endorsement. Diana flew solo for the first time on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, in a Cessna 172, tail number N61925, on runway 7 at Albert Whitted Airport.Read more