Adventist Training School (IN)

(formerly Assam Training School). A coeducational boarding school operated by the Northeast India Union of the Southern Asia Division in the Jaintia Hills of Meghalaya near Jowai. In 1991 the enrollment was 495, and a staff of 41 included 24 teachers. The school prepares students for entrance into Spicer Memorial College. The students come from a score of language areas, mostly from the northeastern states. More than half the present staff (1993) are alumni of the school. Formerly this school was known as Assam Training School. The name was changed in 1974. The school is an outgrowth of an elementary church school that was opened in Shillong soon after Seventh-day Adventists came to Assam in 1935 to establish permanent work. In 1942 construction started in the current location. Principals:...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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