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Farragut junior wins first place in Largo Public Library’s 36th Annual Stanley Shalit Short Story Competition

Congratulations to Maurice Leon ’21 for placing 1st in the Largo Public Library’s 36th Annual Stanley Shalit Short Story Competition. Maurice was one of over 200 students in Pinellas County to enter this year’s competition, whose theme was Oceans: Fun, Fear, Future. 

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Two Lower School students reflect on what they learned about pandemics during the 2019 Duke TIP CRISIS camp

L-R: 7th grader Jacob Arias and 6th grader Sophia Preston

Last summer, the Duke TIP CRISIS camp’s theme was a pandemic and how the country would work through a crisis. This year, that crisis came true with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Farragut 5th grader is regional winner in Florida’s Missing Children Day’s essay contest

Congratulations to fifth-grader Benjamin Deskovich who is one of the six regional winners for this year’s Florida’s Missing Children Day’s essay contest.

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Farragut students advocate for change on Capitol Hill

Admiral Farragut Academy Upper School students, Jaeden Geffon ‘22 and Brandon Ortiz ‘21, traveled to Washington, D.C. to attend the L’Taken Social Justice Seminar, a four-day Jewish public policy conference hosted by the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (RAC). Nearly 2,000 high school students participate and this is Jaeden’s second year participating in the program and Brandon’s first year. While there, they visited Capitol Hill to advocate, as a unified voice, on issues of importance to our society today.

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Students flourish in AP Capstone Diploma Program

Turiya Moka ‘21 had never taken an advanced-placement class and wondered whether jumping into AP Seminar was such a good idea.


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Aviation students are flying high in the school’s popular Aviation Program

Since 1998, Admiral Farragut Academy has prepared young men and women to soar. While students at other schools might be focusing on an upcoming math exam, students in Farragut’s Aviation program master the fundamentals of flight, both on campus and in the air. Read more

Keeping on track: Jazmine Alderman ‘19 is Farragut’s first female grad heading to West Point

Jazmine Alderman ‘19 is Farragut’s first female grad heading to West Point Read more

Lower school brothers honor veterans on Veterans Day

As part of a self-directed Boy Scout Community Service Project, the Razavi brothers (Admiral Farragut Academy 7th grader Erfan and 6th grader Arman) decided to make an extra effort this Veterans Day to honor those who serve our nation.

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Lower School students earn gold at Junior Olympics

Seventh-grader Jacob Arias and third-grader Jacob Cuesta have more in common than their school and first names: Both have taekwondo black belts, and both gold-medaled at the July 2019 AAU Junior Olympics.

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19 Farragut students recognized as AP Scholars by the College Board

Each year the College Board recognizes students who have demonstrated exemplary college-level achievement on AP Exams. We are excited to have 19 past and current Admiral Farragut Academy students who have achieved this honor. Please join us in congratulating the following students. Read more