Goshen Adventist Secondary School / Sekolah Menengah Advent Goshen (MY)

A coeducation boarding school operated by the Sabah Mission. It is located about 100 miles (160 kilometers) north of Kota Kinabalu, the capital of Sabah, Malaysia. As a result of the pioneering work of J. T. Pohan and the northward “migration” of Adventists led by Salag Gaban from mid-Sabah to the Marudu Bay area, the number of church members mushroomed at the newly named village of Goshen (after the biblical Israelite province in Egypt) in the early 1950s. The need arose for the opening of the one-teacher Goshen Church School in 1952, with Mandatang Gaban as its first teacher. In 1969 the name Goshen Adventist Secondary School was adopted when it began offering lower secondary classes. It produced its first form 3 (Lower Certificate of Education) graduates in 1971. In 1980 it was upgr...

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

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