Love for the ocean and service define Melissa Brizzi ‘15

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New Building Campaign ended December 31st; exceeds $4 million goal [VIDEO]

New Building Campaign

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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

Aviation student Andrew Jeon ’21 earns solo flight endorsement

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.

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Teacher raises money and swims for Navy Seal Foundation

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

Thelma Cabantac joins Admiral Farragut Academy as our new Senior Naval Science Instructor

Thelma Cabantac

We are pleased to announce that Thelma Cabantac (pronounced Kah-Ban-Tac) has joined Admiral Farragut Academy as our new Senior Naval Science Instructor. She is the first female named to that position at Farragut. Read more

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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Lower School students compete in National Geographic GeoBee

On Thursday, January 9th, 2020, the Lower School conducted the final round of the National Geographic GeoBee. Each year thousands of schools in the United States participate in the National Geographic GeoBee using materials prepared by the National Geographic Society. The contest motivates students to learn about the world and how it works. Students in grades 4-8 are eligible for this entertaining and challenging competition. With cash prizes and scholarships available at the state and national levels, the contest is designed to encourage teachers to include geography in their classrooms, spark student interest in the subject, and increase public awareness about geography.

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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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Students flourish in AP Capstone Diploma Program

Turiya Moka ‘21 had never taken an advanced-placement class and wondered whether jumping into AP Seminar was such a good idea.


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Farragut hosts women’s wrestling winter camp

Over the winter break, Admiral Farragut Academy Wrestling hosted the 2nd annual Adrian College Women’s Wrestling Winter Camp. Thirty young ladies were in attendance for the two-day camp that included six sessions of instruction. The camp was open to all girls in 6th-12th grade and attendees came from all over the state of Florida. Four of our female wrestlers attended including Jenna Willard, Madison Moore, Grace Vernine, and Riley Lancaster.
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