On Friday, April 15th, 2016, OneBlood brought a Blood Bus on campus so that students and staff could donate, and the results were overwhelming. 39 people donated, including 36 students and three staff members, and together they donated a total of approximately 24 pints of blood.
Throughout the last twelve days before the holiday break, the Annual Fund for Student Enrichment campaign celebrated with 12 reasons for giving to Farragut. Names of donors were drawn and announced during the Lower School holiday assembly.
For twelve consecutive days, The Annual Fund for Student Enrichment campaign will uncover reasons why we have such an amazing school. Those who donate during the Twelve Days of Giving will be entered into a contest to win prizes.
Did you give this year? The Annual Fund for Student Enrichment covers the gap between tuition and the actual cost of educating a student at Farragut. Like all independent schools, our budget is set so that tuition covers about 90% of our expenses. The 10% balance of our needed income comes from the Annual Fund.
The Parents’ Group held their Golf Tournament on Friday, October 23rd at the Pasadena Country Club. 64 golfers attended the scramble-format tournament on a gorgeous Fall day in Gulfport, Florida. Golfers enjoyed a putting contest, longest drive and closest to the pin contest. The event had net proceeds of over $9,000 that will go towards Parents’ Group projects to improve Admiral Farragut Academy and the student experience. Read more
New aircraft, Cirrus SR22 G2 Turbo, donated to aviation department
The Aviation department is pleased to announce the arrival of our first donated aircraft since receiving one in the 1940s. The Cirrus SR22 G2 Turbo was donated to our school by Mr. Don Elliot, who is a close family friend of a sophomore boarding cadet. Read more
“Leadership was something I yearned for. Farragut gave me the tools to naturally progress in a way I most likely wouldn’t have anywhere else. It challenged me in a way I wanted. I had always liked structure and Farragut is a place that presents that structure where you can build off a certain foundation.”
Allie Kowalczyk ‘14, who was the first recipient of the Maj. Megan McClung ’91N, ’95 USNA Scholarship Award. Megan was one of the first females to attend Farragut and the first female marine officer to lose her life in the Iraq war. The award was earned by Allie because of her commitment and dedication at Farragut.
Ignited by a great weekend of bonding during Homecoming 2013, the Class of ‘63N left excited and ready to honor their class as a whole, especially their fallen Battalion Commander, Vic Saitta. Read more