Leland, NC – Eighth grade student Ty’riek Harrelson and seventh grade teacher Ms. Brangan celebrate Ty’reik’s election as Student Government Association (SGA) President. Over 260 Charter Day Middle School students turned out to vote for this year’s representatives. In addition to Ty’riek as President, Alyssa Albertson won Vice President, Noah Craven won Secretary, and Nami Baggett won Treasurer. Twelve further middle school students were elected as representatives – four from each grade.
Ty’riek commented, “I feel great! I love politics and have great respect for all my fellow candidates. My goal is to add something positive to our school. Charter Day School allows you to express yourself in a comfortable environment. I want to give back to our great community at Charter Day School. “
Laurie Benton, Headmaster of Charter Day School, added, “We are proud of Ty’riek and every brave student who ran for office. Student Government builds vital character traits such as leadership, responsibility, and civic duty. We teach our students these qualities every day at Charter Day School. Thank you to all who voted and congratulations to all our new SGA representatives!”
Set amidst 80 acres in Leland, NC, the Charter Day School (CDS) is in its 18th year as a high-performing program of classical education for kindergarten through 8th grade. With parents in North Carolina having the freedom to choose – tuition free – where their children are educated, CDS is a public charter school that draws over 950 students from across Brunswick, Columbus, New Hanover and Pender counties.
Located at 7055 Bacons Way NE, Leland, NC 28451, Charter Day School is one of four public charter schools managed by The Roger Bacon Academy, Inc. The other schools include Douglass Academy in Wilmington, Columbus Charter School in Whiteville, and South Brunswick Charter School in Southport. Charter Day School is a tuition-free, public charter school that welcomes all students, regardless of income, ability, or address. To learn more or enroll online, please visit www.charterdayschool.com.