Admiral Farragut Academy - Review #6
About the Author:
|College Enrolled||Southern Illinois University|
|Home Town, State||Sumner, IA|
|Years Attended Boarding School||3|
|Activities During Boarding School||Basketball, Track, Golf, Band, Service Academy prep group.|
1.) What do you think makes your school unique relative to other boarding schools?
Discipline. Academic Excellence..low student to teacher ratio. A plethora of extra-curricular activities available. Excellent sports support. The best prep school for the service acsdemies..esp. Annapolis.
2.) What was the best thing that happened to you in boarding school?
Gave appreciation for world affairs !! ( ie: people from all over the world attended there )I received a great well rounded education.My military jobs and experiences after attending here, were enhanced by my Farragut training. Leadership, Discipline, and Camaraderie.
3.) What might you have done differently during your boarding school experience?
I would have done nothing different.My advice for prospective students going to a military school.......if you don't want to be there, you won't do well,.....in other words, be there for you, and not your parents.
4.) What did you like most about your school?
It taught me to be mature, and independent, but at the same time, appreciate teamwork, and the camaraderie of my fellow classmates....i still talk to 20 or so classmates from 69-70 on facebook periodically, and i graduated in 1970...46 years ago.
5.) Do you have any final words of wisdom for visiting or incoming students to your school?
Stay fit, stay active, and have fun....be a part of, ...not a lone ranger....your're all in this together !!.......and most of all, STUDY HARD !!
1.) Describe the school's town and surrounding area.
Community of St.Petersburg, Fl. was very supportive of Admiral Farragut Academy !!
2.) Describe the social life at your school - what did you like most about it?
The dances were great. There were always activities to keep you busy, if you weren't already. Most of us were.
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