Norwegian Junio College / Tyrifjord Videregaende Skole (Røyse, NO)

A coeducational boarding school on the junior college level operated at Røyse, Norway, by the Norwegian Union Conference. It was established in 1958 on the eastern side of the northwestern arm of the beautifully situated Lake Tyrifjord. The school, established on approximately 77 acres (30 hectares) overlooking the lake, is 10 miles (16 kilometers) from Honefoss and 40 miles (65 kilometers) north of Oslo. It is primarily a boarding school, but about 25 percent of the students are day students. The location of the school serves quite adequately the 5,396-member Seventh-day Adventist constituency. The first denominational school in Norway was a three-month colporteur and worker institute conducted in 1887 by O. A. Olsen, who later became president of the General Conference. This educational...

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

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