Juan Pablo Duarte Secondary School (San Pedro de Macorís, DO)

A 12-grade educational institution located in San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic. The school had its beginnings in the year 1923 and obtained government recognition in 1925. Its first teacher was Juan Rivera. The school is community-oriented, conducting patriotic and antidrug marches, conferences, concerts, and other activities. In 1966, under the leadership of Arístides González, the school’s first building was constructed. In 1993 the school had 830 students in both the primary and secondary levels, and 20 teachers along with seven nonteaching staff. Recent Principals: Aurora Mateo de Rosario, 1966; Dorothy Young, 1967-1972; Rocío Frías, 1973-1984; Antonia Alcántara, 1985-1987; Carmen Baptista 1988-1990; Salvador Oviedo, 1991- .

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

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San Pedro de Macorís
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