When you attended Admiral Farragut Academy, you joined an accomplished group of more than 11,000 alumni. From alums who walked on the moon to bestselling authors to Naval aviators. Farragut alumni are making names for themselves. Others have made successful, meaningful lives outside of the spotlight as CEOs, nonprofit leaders, and software engineers — and you’re a part of our family. When you give to Farragut, it shows that you understand the value of a college preparatory education in today’s world. You understand that we’re preparing leaders for a successful, meaningful life. And you’re investing not only in our students and their futures, but also in the heart of one of America’s great college preparatory, Prep schools.
“Alum” is a casual reference to either a male or female alumni. “Alums” alludes to a gathering of graduates that can be all male, all female or blended. While this shoptalk is fine for easygoing discussion, most syntax specialists suggest involving the appropriate Latin names in proficient settings.
An Alumnus (manly) or an alumna (ladylike) of a school, college, or other school is a previous understudy who has either joined in or graduated in some style from the foundation. The word is Latin and just signifies “one who is being (or has been) fed”. The plural is graduated class for men and blended gatherings and graduated class for ladies. The term isn’t inseparable from “graduate”; one can be a former student without graduating (Burt Reynolds, former student however not an alum of Florida State, is a model). The term is now and again used to allude to a previous representative or individual from an association, patron, or detainee.