Southport, NC – Kindergarten students celebrated a triumphant graduation in front of an enthusiastic crowd of family and friends. The occasion capped off a year of hard work and inspired persistence in the face of adversity.

Dawn Ivey, Headmaster of South Brunswick Charter School, commented, “Our students amazed us with their hard work, resilience, and kindness this year! We are so happy to see them achieve this milestone. Congratulations!”

South Brunswick 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, Douglass Academy in Wilmington, and Columbus Charter School in Whiteville 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