Whiteville, NC  Kindergarten and eighth grade students received diplomas and accolades in front of a glowing crowd of family and friends. The occasion capped off a year of hard work and inspired persistence in the face of adversity.

Steve Smith, Headmaster of Columbus Charter School, commented, “We are incredibly proud of our amazing students! Their resilience, optimism, and dedication are an inspiration to us all. Congratulations!” Columbus Charter School is one of four charter schools managed by The Roger Bacon Academy, Inc. founded in 1999 by education pioneer Baker Mitchell.

The other schools include Charter Day School in Leland, 1Douglass Academy in Wilmington, and South Brunswick Charter School in Southport with a combined enrollment of over 2,100 students in K-8. All four are tuition-free, charter schools that welcome all students, regardless of income, ability, or address. To learn more or enroll online, please visit EnrollRBA.com