Henry Sadler isn’t just our Lower School science teacher; he’s also an amateur paleontologist. This past weekend while diving along the Peace River in Arcadia, he stumbled across a HUGE find: a fully intact mammoth bone.
On January 17th, Farragut’s Aviation Director Rob Ewing joined Farragut alumni Chris Miller ‘00 and Kreg Brown ‘07 to help coach in the SPIRAL Tropical Bowl. Miller was the head coach of the American team, Brown was on staff as a running back coach, and Ewing was a special teams assistant.
Two-time state champion coach has big hopes to continue the legacy
Admiral Farragut Academy Lower School PE Instructor Diane Stephenson is much more than that. She has lived and breathed softball for 50 years and has over 30 years coaching collegiate and high school softball. Read more
Dear Farragut Community,
Recently, Capt Fine informed the Farragut Board of Directors that he had been advised to take a much-needed leave of absence due to some health concerns. Because of the unprecedented times we are experiencing, the Board did not want the Headmaster position to remain vacant during Capt Fine’s absence. The Board has retained an Interim Head of School, COL Donna Brazil to serve until Capt Fine returns in mid-November.
The Farragut community comes together during the challenges of a global pandemic. Here are some of those stories.
Exciting things are happening at Admiral Farragut Academy. From facilities upgrades to personnel shifts, the school is preparing for the 2020-21 year. One preparation includes a major change in the Lower School: Anita Fine, the long-time Lower School Head, is retiring. Stepping in to replace her as the Interim Head of Lower School is veteran leader Jennifer Grabowski, now entering her 25th year at Farragut.
As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to expand globally, the supply chain for masks and face shields continues to be stressed. Lower School STEM Teacher Shannon LoRusso quickly found a way to help by using a 3D printer to print Montana Masks and Face Shields for hospital use. Before Admiral Farragut Academy closed, she took the 3D printer from the Lower School STEM Lab home and the school provided her materials such as the computer and numerous rolls of PLA filament.
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