Into the Blue: 2018-2019 Scuba Recap/in The Farragut Experience /by Lauren Webb
Michael Israel visits campus, is covered by local news outlets/in The Farragut Experience /by Lauren Webb
On Monday, March 18, 2019, speed painter and performing artist, Michael Israel, visited campus to spread the word about Admiral Farragut Academy’s upcoming event “Reach For The Stars” on April 6th where he will do a live performance for guests. | Purchase your tickets!
Diving into the Scuba experience and their recent trips/in The Farragut Experience /by Lauren Webb
Scuba has started the school year off right with several dive trips already under their belt.
Max Kostyashkin ‘17 experiences cavern diving at Ginnie Springs/in The Farragut Experience /by Jessica Van Curen
Over the weekend of March 25th and 26th, Max Kostyashkin ‘17, who is a Master Diver in the Scuba program, traveled to the cave diving capital of the world in North Central Florida to take a Cavern Diving course. The course is taught by Scott Davenport, former Scuba Diving Instructor at Admiral Farragut Academy, who relocated to the Gainesville area. Read more
Scuba program finishes the school year in the Florida Keys; Mr. Davenport takes his flippers up north/in The Farragut Experience /by Jessica Van Curen
The students in the Scuba Program finished the 2015-16 academic calendar with some incredible trips to Key Largo and Peacock Springs. Read more
The benefits of Scuba as part of academics/in School Blog /by Jessica Van Curen
You can experience what astronauts do.
Once you master the concept of buoyancy, neutral buoyancy is like experiencing zero gravity, kind of like being in space. For a place where two astronauts are amongst its alumni, that’s rather fitting. And fun. Read more
Scuba Dive Club explores six springs in North Florida/in The Farragut Experience /by Jessica Van Curen
Over the weekend the Admiral Farragut Academy Scuba Dive Club ventured to North Florida and dove six springs which included Ginnie Springs, Devil’s Eye, Devil’s Ear, Little Devils, Orange Grove Sink, and Peacock Springs. Some students did open water diving, some did cavern, and two did some cave diving. Read more
Students scuba dive at Manatee Springs State Park/in The Farragut Experience /by Jessica Van Curen
The Scuba Dive Club took a day trip to Manatee Springs State Park located in Chiefland, Florida. Manatee Springs is a first magnitude spring dumping 150 million gallons of aquifer water per day into the Suwannee River. Scuba Club is offered for those who are certified but are not enrolled in the curriculum. Read more
Two scuba students earn sidemount certification/in The Farragut Experience /by Jessica Van Curen
Max Kostyashkin ’17, a 5-day boarder from Miami Beach, and Josh Biggins ’17, a 7-day boarder from Palm Beach Gardens, completed their sidemount certifications at Blue Grotto this past weekend. Scuba student Patrick Hales ’17, a 7-day boarder from the United Kingdom who is currently working on his Intro to Cave certification, also joined them on the dive for fun.