Florida Air Academy (FAA), the Melbourne, Florida-based boarding school for boys and girls in 6th through 12th grade,
is once again returning to the Bahamas. Representatives from the academy will be available to meet with prospective students
July 29th and July 30th at the
British Colonial Hilton, Nassau.
To accommodate busy schedules ‘drop in hours’ are
5:00pm through 8:00pm,
Tuesday, July 29th and
1:00pm through 5:00pm,
Wednesday July 30th. One-on-One private appointments are available
July 30th, from
9:00am to 1:00pm.
Over the years, a steady stream of students from the Bahamas have
chosen to call Florida Air Academy their home away from home—attending
the school in grades 6-12, and for a variety of reasons. The school
boasts of success in academics and athletics, and it was noticeable
strengths in both these areas that led Leevan “Superman” Sands, the
Bahamian Triple-Jump Olympic medalist to enroll at the school.
Sands arrived at FAA looking for a strong academic program and top
coaching staff. He found both and as a result, he was offered sports
scholarships at numerous colleges and universities throughout the USA.
a crippling injury sustained during the 2012 Olympic Games in London,
Sands fought hard to regain form and is currently in training for the
2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro--silencing those who believed his career
as an athlete may be over.
Sand’s personal discipline and self-reliance are attributes practiced at FAA that set graduates apart from their peers.
addition to strong academic and sports programs, FAA also offers a
comprehensive flight-training program at nearby Melbourne International
Airport. It is not uncommon for students, some as young as 16, to ‘solo’
during their first year of instruction and become certified to fly a
light aircraft anywhere in the world--prior to gaining a driver’s
With a family-like atmosphere, where students of all ages and
nationalities live together in shared dorms, students at Florida Air
Academy form friendships that last a lifetime and stretch across many
For further information, or to book a private appointment, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or Tel: +321 723 3211 (admissions)