Farragut welcomes new faculty, staff, and students to the 2017-18 school year

Admiral Farragut Academy is happy to welcome many new faces to our school this year!

Welcome New Faculty and Staff

Our new faculty and staff are, from left to right: Rebecca Blake, Upper School Marine Science teacher; Henry Sadler, 4th-7th grade Science Teacher; Grady Heiss, Upper School Science and Robotics teacher; Gary Frost, Upper School Project Lead The Way (PLTW) and Engineering teacher; Mark Sanchez, 1st Sergeant; Mary Rice, Athletic Administrative Assistant; Erin Olesnevich, Lower School Spanish and 6th & 7th Grade Life Skills teacher; Mike Morris, Residential Life instructor and Lacrosse Coach; Matt Olesnevich, Head of PreK-12th Grade; Marc Williar, Upper School math and accounting teacher; Jasmine Xiang, Lower School Mandarin Chinese teacher; and Cathy Windish, Upper School Psychology and Language Arts teacher. Not pictured are Jim Becker, Residential Life instructor, and Suzanne Douglass, Director of Nursing.

Welcome New Students

Please welcome 36 new Lower School students and 101 new Upper School cadets! Out of the 101 Upper School cadets, 63 of them are new boarders.


Lower School



8th Grade



9th Grade



10th Grade



11th Grade



12th Grade

Our global community represents 28 countries!

  • Thailand
  • Spain
  • Russia
  • Jamaica
  • Ukraine
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam
  • Bahamas
  • Cayman Island
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Czech Republic
  • Ecuador
  • St. Lucia
  • Monaco
  • Germany
  • Latvia
  • Guatemala
  • Japan
  • S. Korea
  • Peru
  • Mongolia
  • Malaysia
  • Saudi Arabia
  • UK

We’re so glad to have all of you as a part of the Farragut Family!