JJ Buggle recognized as Ambassador of the Year by the Treasure Island and Madeira Beach Chamber of Commerce

President of the Treasure Island and Madeira Beach Chamber, Joe Dise, and JJ Buggle.

This year, JJ Buggle, Admiral Farragut Academy Director of Community Outreach, has been diligently connecting with the community and actively engaging with organizations including the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber, and the Seminole Chamber of Commerce to share about the amazing things happening at Admiral Farragut Academy.

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Science Teacher Mrs. Deitche awarded FAWQC’s E2 grant for 10th year in a row

On December 11, 2018, the head of Farragut’s science department and biology teacher Sari Deitche was given a $995 Environmental Education grant by the Florida Association for Water Quality Control (FAWQC). This is the tenth year in a row that Mrs. Deitche has been awarded this grant.

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Three Farragut teachers awarded $10,000 Barrett Foundation Award

During the 2018-19 school year, three of our Upper School teachers, Jessica Kolodetsky, Josh Moore, and Tonya Singleton, were chosen to receive The Barrett Family Foundation Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teacher Award. Read more

Success Is Never Accidental: An Interview with Athletic Director Linda Derk

Head Softball Coach Linda Derk has been with Admiral Farragut Academy since 2009. This school year, she has stepped into the shoes of Athletic Director, a role for which she is well suited, due to both her long history in sports and to her life philosophy, which compliments the school’s slogan, “Success Is Never Accidental”.

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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

2nd grade teacher, Maren Lynch, swims to benefit the Navy Seal Foundation

On January 21, 2018, Admiral Farragut Academy 2nd grade 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. Read more

Mrs. Deitche awarded FAWQC E2 grant to perform student-wide mangrove experiment

On Friday, December 8th, 2017, Science Department Head and Biology and Marine Science teacher Sari Deitche was awarded the Florida Association for Water Quality Control (FAWQC)’s Environmental Education (E2) Fund grant.

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Upper School Physics teacher Stephen Mikell earns $10,000 from the Barrett Family Foundation Award

In September, Physics teacher Stephen Mikell was awarded the Barrett Family Foundation Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teacher Award.

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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! Read more

The Farragut community honors Coach Nick during retirement party

On Monday, May 8th, the Farragut community including students and their parents, alumni, faculty, and staff paid tribute to the 40+ years of Coach Nick and his dedication to Admiral Farragut Academy.

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