NC Treasurer Visits Charter Day School!

Treasurer Folwell (far right) stands with The Roger Bacon Academy Founder and President Baker Mitchell (back left), Academic Coach Shannon Owens (far left), and several Charter Day School fourth grade students.

Charter Day School was thrilled to host North Carolina Treasurer Dale R. Folwell, CPA1. Treasurer Folwell spoke to Charter Day School’s fourth grade about resilience, ethics, and persistence. He was keen to point out that every student can succeed, no matter their background.

Laurie Benton, Headmaster of Charter Day School, commented, “It was an incredible honor and privilege to host Treasurer Folwell! His words of advice truly inspired our students. He is a great role model for our students to learn from!”

Charter Day 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 Douglass Academy in Wilmington, 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      

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