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Meet Our Day & Boarding Students

Lower School: Grades PreK3 - 7

Upper School with 5- and 7-Day Boarding: Grades 8-12

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Two boarding students from England, James Hales '15 and Patrick Hales '17, earned their Cavern Certification the other weekend at Ginnie Springs with Admiral Farragut Academy Scuba Instructor, Scott Davenport.
Brittany McGee was featured on website this past week in a feature called, "In Her Own Words." In the story that she penned, Brittany discusses her career as a high school athlete coming to a close this spring and what it's like being a boarding student at Farragut.
Having three students from Farragut attend such a prestigious program is quite the accomplishment considering approximately 7,000 students throughout the world submit applications. Each summer, there are 2,500 openings with 850 students in each of the three sessions.
The JSG Leadership Program 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. Farragut students Melissa Brizzi '15 and Sasha DeSilva '16 were selected as two of the 20 finalists out of 150 applicants, with Melissa finishing as the 1st Runner Up earning a $1,500 college scholarship and DeSilva taking 2nd Runner Up earning a $1,000 college scholarship.
Congratulations to Carolyn Edge '16 for winning the 1st prize in the 2014 Knight Essay Contest organized by the Sons of the American Revolution St. Petersburg Chapter level.
Each of them finished in the top five at the Powerade National High School Wrestling Tournament in Pittsburgh, Pa. as McGee placed third in the 170-pound weight class and Enmon took fifth in the 220-pound division.
Our PreK students fun and educational experience includes a Polar Express Family Night, a meet and greet with Santa, practicing cutting skills and growing plants, and a visit from 7th grade!
The advancement of a scout to the highest rank in the entire Boy Scouts of America organization means a scout has become a part of a higher brotherhood of Boy Scouts. It is the best of the best. The honor is a difficult one as only one out of 115 scouts make it to Eagle Rank throughout their time in the organization.
Antoni has decided to move up to Indy car racing after placing 23rd at the Rotak Max Challenge Grand Finals, the kart racing series championships that was held in Valencia, Spain this year.
Raven M. was chosen to participate in Moscow Ballet's acclaimed Great Russian Nutcracker for the third consecutive year.
George is dedicated to his physical health and well being. He is a true leader on campus, and is well liked by his peers. He aspires to be the President of the United States.
On Thursday, with her grandmother, two sisters, brother, and aunt in attendance, Jenkins validated her ascent by signing a letter-of-intent for a NCAA Division I scholarship to play next season at Gardner-Webb University, located in Boiling Springs, N.C.
Michael has taken full advantage of his opportunity at Farragut since arriving here last fall, both in the classroom and in extracurricular activities.
A black belt in taekwondo, Lisa has placed first and third in recent competitions. She has been on the drill team since her freshman year and has maintained a grade point average of at least 4.0 since she began her academic studies here.
Carlos, who achieved a 4.0 grade point average during the last marking period, was selected due to his academic excellence and his desire to pursue a career in the medical industry.
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!"
Class of 2014, Day Student, Hometown - Tampa, Florida: "The most memorable thing I did this year was travel with the school on the Squaw Valley Ski Trip over Spring Break."
Class of 2014 and Day Student, Hometown St. Petersburg, Russia: "My summer plans are to travel to Russia and go dragon boat sailing in Hungary. I am also going to attend Sailing and Leadership Academy."
Class of 2015 and Day Student: "My perfect day was on my birthday because I got so much love from a lot of people. I never felt so loved on my birthday at any other school."
Class of 2016 and Day Student: "On the weekends I hang out with friends, go to the beach, and go boating. Being in St. Petersburg, we are lucky to be near a lot of professional sports teams (baseball, hockey and football) so I go to a lot of sporting events."
Class of 2016 and Day Student: "Farragut has so much to offer - clubs, sports, after-school activities, and community service projects. You get learning experiences from each of them that you will keep forever and you make life-long friendships here."
Class of 2014 and Day Student: "All the teachers have great personalities and are always willing to help you. They offer morning and after-school tutorial every day. They're more than just a teacher, they're a friend."
Class of 2017 and Day Student: "My favorite place to hang out on campus is Coach Nick's science classroom. He has snakes, birds, and all kinds of animals!"
Class of 2017 and Day Student: "Favorite class and teacher is Coach Nick in science because he is always doing the coolest experiments and activities in class."
Class of 2018 and 7-Day Boarder: "I have created friends from all over the world."
Class of 2017 and Day Student: "There is a lot to love about Farragut. The students here are great and the best friends I've ever had."
Class of 2017 and 5-Day Boarder: "My roommate is helpful and generous. He cares about everyone. He knows right from wrong."

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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