Please join the Aviation Department in congratulating Billy Price ‘22 for earning his Private Pilot Certificate on Sunday, May 23, 2021, in a Cessna 172, tail number N99265, on runway 7 at Albert Whitted Airport.
When Ronald White III, Admiral Farragut Academy Class of 2021 graduate, started high school as a freshman, he wasn’t even sure he wanted to go to college. Now, four years later and two years after starting at Farragut, he graduated with a track scholarship to attend the United States Military Academy Preparatory School at West Point with plans for admission to West Point in the Fall of 2022.
Ten years ago, an 8-year-old Eddie Gaines watched a YouTube video about the United States Military Academy at West Point and decided that that was where he wanted to be. Now, after having graduated with the Admiral Farragut Academy Class of 2021, Eddie has been accepted to West Point will start on June 28th.
Three senior students, Maurice Leon, Turiya Moka, and Casey McKee, earned the Gold Key, Silver Key, or Honorable Mention in the Pinellas County Scholastic Regional Art & Writing Awards 2021.
Please join the Aviation Department in congratulating Billy Price ‘22 for earning his solo endorsement on Thursday, December 3, 2020. He flew solo for the first time in a Cessna 172, tail number N5258Z, at Albert Whitted Airport on runway 7.
8th grader and 7-day boarding student Cruz Helmstetter exhibited Farragut’s core values of integrity, self-discipline, and perseverance when he went above and beyond to provide for Farragut’s school-wide food drive benefiting the St. Petersburg Free Clinic (a multi-service, independent, not-for-profit human services agency providing community neighbors assistance with food, shelter and health care since 1970).
Ella Sokolowski, a senior day student from Seminole, FL, was awarded the Florida Holocaust Museum’s 2020 Anne Frank Humanitarian Award because of her hundreds of hours of community service work. Read more
Admiral Farragut Academy had the distinguished honor to have four Upper School students accepted into the 2020 United States Naval Academy (USNA) Summer STEM Program. This program is perfect for students considering careers such as coders, game developers, designers, or robotics engineers.
The Farragut community comes together during the challenges of a global pandemic. Here are some of those stories.