Charles Wright Academy hosts financial aid workshop

A workshop to help families understand the financial aid application process at Charles Wright Academy starts at 9:30 a.m. Saturday Jan. 17 at the school. The private school, which offers programs from preschool through high school, is located at 7723 Chambers Creek Road W.

The school reports that one of every four Charles Wright students receives financial assistance. During the 2012-13 academic year, the academy awarded more than $2 million in scholarships.

During Saturday’s workshop, Charles Wright’s director of admissions and financial aid, Steve Saalfeld, will review the admissions process, financial aid options and key deadlines.

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