School voucher meeting scheduled at Annunciation

Published: Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 03:16 PM.

Annunciation Catholic School in Havelock has scheduled an informational meeting on the N.C. Opportunity Scholarship program at 6 p.m. Thursday in the school gymnasium.

The N.C. Opportunity Scholarship, also known as the state’s school voucher program, has $10 million set aside to provide low-income and other children the opportunity to attend private schools.

Annunciation is qualified to receive money from the program.

The meeting is scheduled to discuss the process of applying for the program as well as the program requirements.

The application period is scheduled to begin Feb. 1 on the N.C. State Education Assistance Authority website at, with students beginning classes in the 2014-15 school year. Parents are scheduled to be notified of acceptance in the program beginning March 1.

Annunciation Catholic School is located at 246 East Main St., across from Havelock City Park.

For more information, call the school at 447-3137 or go online to

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