Bass Memorial Academy (Lumberton, Mississippi, US)

A coeducational boarding school on the senior high school level, operated by the Gulf States Conference and located near Lumberton, Mississippi. The school includes grades 9-12 and is fully accredited by the state and the denomination. On the campus are the following buildings: administration, music, domestic science, natural science, industrial arts, chapel, library, pecan building, laundry, maintenance, elementary school, six separate classrooms, two dormitories (for 160 students), cafeteria, 11 faculty homes, and a gymnasium-auditorium seating 2,000. Bass Memorial Academy was envisioned in 1957 when Mr. Bass, of the Bass pecan-oil-timber family, decided to donate 356 acres (144 hectares) of his 25,000-acre (10,000-hectare) property to the SDA Church for this purpose. Although not a Seve...

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

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6433 US Highway 11
Lumberton, MS 39455
United States