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Lower School: Grades PreK3 - 7

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

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Over spring break, a group of students took a 10-day trip to Europe that included stops in Austria, France, Germany, Italy, and Switzerland.
Discover the many adventures of a PreK student at Admiral Farragut Academy!
As twins, Admiral Farragut Academy's Brittany and Dontae McGee gained their closeness — and competitiveness — early.
Melissa Brizzi took another step towards her journey to join the United States Coast Guard when she boarded a Sikorsky MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter with three service members for a 2 ½ mission around the Tampa Bay region.
Jack Lescarbeau earned his Cavern and Advanced Nitrox Certification which will allow him to penetrate the cave no farther than the daylight zone.
Congratulations to Brooke Liu who was assigned to lead the entire regiment as Regimental Commander. Read more!
Approximately 40 students built and donated bears from Build-A-Bear to The Haven, a shelter in Clearwater for battered women and children affected by domestic violence.
Please congratulate Brittany McGee '15 who signed with Stanford for track, Dontae McGee '15 who signed with Ohio University for wrestling, and Robert Enmon '15 who signed with San Francisco State for wrestling.
In February, Admiral Farragut Academy senior Anthony Navarro flew a Cessna 172 airplane on his first solo mission. A month earlier, classmates Vincent Kixmiller and Maxim Moghadam did the same. Such is life at Farragut, where the Aviation Academy is one of many signature programs that include Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps, engineering, marine science, and scuba diving.
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."

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

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