Alumnus donation allows AP Bio students to witness DNA sequencing

During Alumni Homecoming 2019, Farragut alumnus Daryl Greenberg ‘66S spent some time in Science Department Chair Sari Deitche’s biology classroom. Daryl was fascinated by the enthusiasm the students shared for biology and how much they were learning about genetics. Mrs. Deitche expressed the need for a MiniOne Gel Electrophoresis System to enhance the learning experience in the classroom and Daryl offered to fund it.

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Before Farragut Hall housed cadets, the building housed hotel guests from around the world including Babe Ruth and Al Capone

Babe Ruth and his daughter Julia outside of what is now Farragut Hall, February 11, 1931

St. Pete hotels swear Babe Ruth and Al Capone were once guests. We settle the legends.

Locals say the Bambino and Scarface both vacationed in sleepy St. Petersburg during the 20s and 30s. But where did they actually stay? (original article was posted in Tampa Bay Times on May 7, 2019, and written by Gabrielle Calise)

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Alumnus and Apollo 16 astronaut Charlie Duke ‘53S named 2020 Texan of the Year

Charlie Duke | Photo: Mark Mulligan, Houston Chronicle / Staff photographer

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

Love for the ocean and service define Melissa Brizzi ‘15

Brizzi family’s latest AFA grad now Coast Guard officer Read more

Army Navy Alumni Weekend Recap 2019

L-R: Ashton Raymer ’20, Frank Cona, Dr. Louis Cona ’73N, Andy Aldi ’65N and Kerri Aldi

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.

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Hyun Dong “Sebastian” Kim ’10 applies engineering to climate crisis

The South Korean former boarding student says Farragut was his foundation for success

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Farragut prepared Max Eaton ‘12 for success

Eaton found his professional calling in an Admiral Farragut Academy classroom.


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