Kellogg-Mookerjee Memorial Seminary (Jalirpar, BD)

A coeducational boarding school on the junior high school level, at Jalirpar, a village on the Lower Ganges in Bangladesh, operated by the South Bangladesh Mission. The school is situated on a 22.5-acre (nine-hectare) tract, much of which is used for agricultural purposes. The school is named in honor of Grace Kellogg Mookerjee, an early American teacher at the school, and her husband, L. G. Mookerjee, the pioneer worker in Bengal. The present enrollment of the Kellogg-Mookerjee Memorial Seminary is 475. The faculty consists of 22 members. This school is a successor to the Gopalganj Boys’ School opened in 1920 at Gopalganj, the first Seventh-day Adventist mission in Bangladesh, in a town situated on the Madhumati River in Faridpur District, East Bengal (Bangladesh), by Mookerjee, the sup...

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

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