Mount Diamond Adventist High School and Agriculture Centre (PG)

(formerly Bautama Central School). A coeducational Boarding school on the junior secondary level situated on a 990-acre (400-hectare) tract of land about 20 miles (30 kilometers) east of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. The students come mainly from Papua. The school originally began as Mirigeda Training School, established in 1932 on a site about one mile (some two kilometers) south of the present site. Its buildings were mainly of secondhand materials purchased cheaply from an old copper mine that had operated in the area. The school buildings were destroyed during World War II. After the war, under the direction of K. J. Gray, G. Johnson, and a group of indigenous workers, buildings of temporary materials secured from army disposals were erected at Bautama, a site near the coast, four mi...

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

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