Class Notes: A.J. Augustine ‘09, Petr Charouz ‘09, James Hales ‘15, Martin Ludwig ‘54

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You’re networked for life

When you attended Admiral Farragut Academy, you joined an accomplished group of more than 11,000 alumni. From alums who walked on the moon to bestselling authors to Naval aviators. Farragut alumni are making names for themselves. Others have made successful, meaningful lives outside of the spotlight as CEOs, nonprofit leaders, and software engineers — and you’re a part of our family. When you give to Farragut, it shows that you understand the value of a college preparatory education in today’s world. You understand that we’re preparing leaders for a successful, meaningful life. And you’re investing not only in our students and their futures, but also in the heart of one of America’s great college preparatory, military schools.

Development and Alumni Office announces two new hires

Admiral Farragut Academy would like to announce the addition of Tony Sloan and Victoria Raymer to our Development and Alumni Department. Read more

The New Building construction update

Aerial shot taken by AFA Drone Club

Bulldozers are on campus, dirt is being moved, and a contractor trailer is in place. It is official, we have begun the construction of our new building! We are now 13 months away from moving into a new facility that will house an auditorium, music room, art room, conference rooms, as well as admissions and administrative offices. Read more

Admiral Farragut Foundation Tops $5.3 Million

The Admiral Farragut Foundation has closed the 2017 books on a record-breaking year. Donations exceeded $850k coupled with a strong market, the total assets have grown well over $1 million last year. The Foundation is currently at $5.3 million in assets. Read more

Alumni Spotlight: Retired Navy Rear Admiral Mark Buzby ’75 featured in Chesapeake Bay Magazine

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Admiral Farragut Academy Class of ’75’s Retired Navy Rear Admiral Mark “Buz” Buzby, who is the new Federal Maritime Administrator, was featured in Chesapeake Bay Magazine’s recent article “Anchor-Clanker, Admiral, Chesapeake Boater”, by author Beth Jannery. Read more

Alumni Homecoming Weekend 2017 Recap

During the 2017 Alumni Homecoming Weekend, over 150 members of the Admiral Farragut Academy alumni community gathered to celebrate their alma mater and the many relationships formed during their time at Farragut. For so many, their time at Farragut was more than a school, it was about the bonds, the people, the life experiences. Farragut was the formative years! Read more

Groundbreaking event for new multipurpose building and largest capital campaign in Academy history

L-R: Mike Kolchin ’61, Don Schreiber ’49, Ed DeSeta ’67, Jake Jacobus, Headmaster Robert J. Fine, Jr., and Christian M. Wagner ’82

On Friday, November 3, 2017, Admiral Farragut Academy held a special groundbreaking ceremony for The New Building Campaign, the Academy’s most ambitious building project and fundraising campaign in its history.

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How leopard print socks changed a military student’s perspective

Ashley is the Director of Government Relations & Public Policy for Ameresco, Inc.

One important habit that Ashley Patterson Beaty learned by attending military school at Admiral Farragut Academy: Don’t overlook the details. Read more

Reveille magazine Summer 2017 edition published, featuring Coach Nick

Read the latest edition of our bi-annual school publication. This edition focuses on our amazing faculty, and features Mike “Coach Nick” Nicholson, who has left a lasting and indelible mark on Admiral Farragut Academy.