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Meet Our Day & Boarding Students

5- and 7-day boarding is offered for grades 8-12.

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While at Farragut, Allyson discovered a passion for photography and architecture. She dual enrolled during high school at SPC, graduated from SPC, and is now a junior at the University of Florida's College of Architecture. She accomplished this before her high school Class of 2014 even walked for graduation.
Valedictorians: Nima Beheshti and Matias Sejersen | Salutatorian: Ekaterina Goncharova | Read their interviews with the Tampa Bay Times!
Class of 2018, 5-Day Boarding Student from Fort Lauderdale, Florida: "My greatest achievement at Farragut was making a family that I'll have forever."
Class of 2015 and a 5-Day Boarding Student from Ras Tanura, Saudi Arabia: "My greatest achievement at Farragut so far is having my first solo flight in the aviation program. My goal for next year is to earn my private pilot license."
Class of 2016, 7-Day Boarding Student, from the Bradenton/Sarasota area of Florida: "I love being a boarding student. It's a fantastic experience!"
Congratulations to Michael Hajek '15, Max Jessen '15, Mikey Tauber '15, Adam Shubert '15 and Ian Schlifstein '15 on their selection. At Boys State, participants learn the rights, privileges and responsibilities of franchised citizens. The training is objective and centers on the structure of city, county and state governments. Operated by students elected to various offices, Boys State activities include legislative sessions, court proceedings, law-enforcement presentations, assemblies, bands, choruses and recreational programs.
Selections to the Naval Academy Candidate Visit Weekend (CVW) and the Naval Academy Summer Seminar (NASS) are the first steps in getting into the Naval Academy. Almost 50% of students chosen to attend, who meet the physical and academic requirements and receive a nomination, will be given an appointment to the Naval Academy. Congratulations ladies!
The program is designed to give freshman, sophomore, junior and senior students an opportunity to explore events that shaped American history. Conducted at the Chapter, State Society and National Society levels, the students must submit an original essay with topics based on original research and deal with an event, person, philosophy or ideal associated with the American Revolution, Declaration of Independence, or the framing of the United States Constitution.
American Legion Auxiliary Girls State is a nonpartisan program that teaches young women responsible citizenship and love for God and Country. Since the inception of the Girls State program in 1937, nearly one million young people have had the opportunity to learn first-hand how their state and local government works. Congratulations to Melissa Brizzi '15, Kimberly Brown '15, and Hailey Taylor '15!
The Junior Sungoddess Scholarship Program, which began in 1955, is a scholarship based program which recognizes high school girls in Pinellas County who display community awareness and involvement, academic achievement, and embody the values and poise to represent the Suncoasters and the City of St. Petersburg as goodwill ambassadors.
Students represented Admiral Farragut Academy as volunteers, and then competitors for the Spartan Race at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. The Spartan Race is the ultimate in obstacle course racing.
Please join the Aviation Department in congratulating Brooke Liu on earning her solo pilot endorsement. Brooke flew solo for the first time at Albert Whitted Airport on Tuesday, February 11th in a Cessna 172, tail number N5258Z on runway 7.
The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards has an impressive legacy dating back to 1923. Over the years, the Awards have grown to become the longest-running, most prestigious recognition program for creative teens in the U.S., and the nation's largest source of scholarships for creative young artists and writers.
She also earned a new indoor personal record mark of 18'2". Congratulations Brittany!
This past summer Admiral Farragut Academy junior, Brittany McGee, beat out 25 other top female high school athletes from across the country to place 1st overall in the 2013 New Balance National Outdoor Heptathlon in North Carolina. Beyond Brittany's athletic accomplishments she also maintains a 4.17 weighted GPA, a 5-day boarding student, and is an active member on the Battalion Staff.
Class of 2014 students, Nima Beheshti and Ekaterina Goncharova, were chosen to attend the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA). RYLA is an intensive training program that brings together youth and young adults, ages 14-30, to further develop character and leadership skills and learn about Rotary. RYLAs often take the form of a seminar, camp, or workshop, generally 3-10 days in length, organized by Rotarians at the club, district, or multidistrict level.
Sasha received the FCTE Award (Florida Council of Teachers of English) for her short story "Follow the Drinking Gourd"
Over the years, many of our Farragut students have received the rank of Eagle Scout: the highest rank attainable in the Boy Scouting program of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA).
We are proud to Congratulate Napoleon Maxwell, an incoming senior, for being featured in the Tampa Bay Times Home Team Blog! Read on to see how speed and versatility in the field are Maxwell's fortes.
The "Sling n Shoot" is a 7 on 7 passing tournament. Our athletes competed against teams that are of a higher classification (4A - 8A)!
Each summer, Farragut is thankful to host Florida's NJROTC Leadership Academy for District 7. It is an opportunity for high school students throughout the state of Florida to receive leadership and boot camp style training in preparation of future leadership positions and/or to improve their application to ROTC colleges/universities.
Varsity athletes recognized with medals, BlueJacket Athletic Club Scholarship recipients, parent and faculty recognition, Athletic Hall of Fame
Margaret was recently designated a Naval Aviator while serving with Helicopter Training Squadron Eight in Milton, Fla. Gates-George was presented with the "Wings of Gold" marking the end of months of flight training. She is a 2007 graduate of Admiral Farragut Academy.
"We've all learned and have become who we are today by the risks we've taken and the lessons we've learned. And now, as we graduate together, we're turning to the next chapter of our lives. We will all be facing new obstacles in the future. We will all need to take risks. But I think it's important for us to remember the story of Ferdinand the bull, and to be true to ourselves."
Alumna MAJ McClung '91N was the first female soldier to lose her life in the Iraq War and a fund in her name was created to award a scholarship to a female student at Farragut who has aspirations of a military career. Congratulations to Allie who plans to attend the US Naval Academy. This summer, she was selected to participate in the Naval Academy's annual summer seminar and has already started fulfilling her commitments for her nominations! Special thanks to our former President of the Foundation, Christian Wagner '82N and his wife Lisa, who created this fund.
91 different colleges accepted our seniors this year! Check out the list.
In order to be inducted students must have completed 3 semesters of Honors Spanish 2 or above and have an A average!

Admiral Farragut Academy is a private, college prep, day and boarding school located in St. Petersburg, FL serving grades PreK thru 12th grade.

501 Park St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33710   |   (727) 384-5500   |   Request Information

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