Tate High’s Kat Venettozzi Flies With The Blue Angels

July 12, 2019

Tate High School teacher and coach Kat Venettozzi flew with the Blue Angels Thursday morning in advance of the Pensacola Beach Air Show.

Venettozzi pulled 7.2 Gs and did not black out during her flight with U.S. Navy Blue Angels pilot Lt. Cary Rickoff.

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7 Responses to “Tate High’s Kat Venettozzi Flies With The Blue Angels”

  1. Sarah-Jane Conti on July 13th, 2019 9:28 am

    Congratulations Kat

    You are a phenomenal Teacher and Young Lady. You do so much for all the Youth giving up your summers to take them on trips all over the world to broaden their horizons.

    You are now officially a “g-mosters” 7.2 is impressive.

  2. Bonnie Exner on July 12th, 2019 11:59 pm

    What an honor..congratulations on bring selected for this once in a lifetime experience…you are proof positive that TEACHERS HAVE THE RIGHT STUFF!!

  3. Louis O’Rear on July 12th, 2019 10:31 pm

    7.2 Gs, Venettozzi…OFFICIALLY IMPRESSED!
    — Mr. O

  4. Barbara Overman on July 12th, 2019 2:02 pm

    So excited and proud for you! Impressive that you held your own through 7.2 G! Your parents must be grinning from ear to ear! Congratulations!

  5. Carol Poynter on July 12th, 2019 10:15 am

    Congratulations!What a wonderful experience for you. We are proud of the beautiful woman we always knew you would become!

  6. Karen on July 12th, 2019 9:13 am

    Wow! What an awesome opportunity! Congratulations!

  7. Whisperjet on July 12th, 2019 6:39 am

    Congrats to her…Her grandfather ,Dr. John Venetozzi would come out and direct Tates band in the ’60’s..I also played in the PNS Symphony under Dr. John in ‘62A -63….A great family ..

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