Graduation was very special this year for the class of 2019. The weekend kicked off with the Final Parade with Pass In Review with CAPT Geno Paluso, USN ’85N Commandant of Cadets at The Citadel, CAPT Richard Petrucci, USN (Ret.) ’56N, Commandant Todd Wallingford, and Commander Schock.
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- Featured Speaker: CAPT Geno F. Paluso, USN ‘85N, Commandant of Cadets at The Citadel
- Valedictorian and Regimental Commander 1st Semester: Cadet CDR Evan Schlifstein
- Salutatorian: Cadet Hunter Gordon
- Regimental Commander 2nd Semester: Cadet CDR Valentina Fornaro Galliano
By the Numbers: The Class of 2019
On May 22, 2019, the Admiral Farragut Academy Varsity Softball team made history again, winning their second Class 3A state softball championship in a row.
Please join the Aviation Department in congratulating David Zhou on earning his solo endorsement. David flew solo for the first time at Albert Whitted Airport in a Cessna 172, tail number N54067, on April 24, 2019, on runway 18.
Please join the Aviation department in congratulating Eiki “Luke” Matsuyoshi ’19 on earning his Private Pilot Certificate. Luke passed his Private Pilot check ride with an FAA Designated Pilot Examiner on Wednesday, May 15th, 2019, with his first solo flight on Saturday, December 8th.
Please join the Aviation Department in congratulating Alex Oi Moreno ’19 on earning his Private Pilot certificate. Alex passed his Private Pilot check ride with an FAA Designated Pilot Examiner on Wednesday, May 15th, 2019.
Please join the Aviation department in congratulating Jinsong “Harold” Zhang ‘19 in earning his solo pilot endorsement. Harold flew solo for the first time on April 9th, 2019, in a Piper Archer PA-28-181 tail number N82746, on runway 18 at Albert Whitted Airport.
Please join the English department in congratulating international student Diana Romanovskaya for winning the Gold Regional Scholastic Writing Award for her works titled, “The Reality of a Writer’s Mind”, “Death as Salvation”, and “The Ink”. Some other authors who have received Gold Scholastic Writing Awards are Stephen King, Truman Capote, Joyce Carol Oates, and Sylvia Plath.
Congratulations to the Class of 2019!
Click here to view where the members of the Class of 2019 and where they plan to attend next year. This year they have impressed us with a tremendous amount of college athletic signings, financial aid earnings, and elite school acceptances. The stats will be shared after graduation.
2018-19 Upper School Awards