Wilmington, NC – Kindergarten and fifth grade students received diplomas and accolades in front of a    glowing crowd of family and friends. Teachers and administrators praised their students for their courage, hard work, optimism, and ability to overcome the challenges they faced this year.

Nikki Chaney, Headmaster of Douglass Academy, commented, “Congratulations to our amazing students! Their resilience, optimism, and dedication are an inspiration to us all! We are so proud!”

Douglass Academy is one of four public 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, Columbus Charter School in Whiteville, 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