Hahnkook Academy / Hahnkook Sahmyook Joongkodeung Hakkyo / KRn College Academy (Seoul, KR)

A coeducational boarding and day school on the junior and senior high school levels, located on the Korean Sahmyook University campus, Seoul, Korea. Owing to disruptions of World War II, the secondary school in Seoul, which had opened in 1938, was closed. It was reopened in the fall of 1947, with 113 students. In 1949 the school secured 210 acres (85 hectares) of land from the Yee Dynasty Estates and moved to its present location. During the Korean War four students were killed and four others were captured by the North Koreans, and the school was transferred to Cheju Island. At the end of 1952 the school was reopened in Seoul. The school received the title of “Outstanding Academy” from the provincial government for its ideal environment and high quality of education. In 1980 the main ...

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

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