Pacific Academy / Colegio del Pacífico; formerly Mexican Pacific Academy; Escuela Agrícola e Industrial del Pacífico (Sonora, MX)

A coeducational boarding school operated by the Asociación Civil Filantrópica y Educativa (the civil association of Seventh-day Adventists in Mexico). It serves the western and northern states of Mexico, although students attend from other parts of the country as well. It is situated eight miles (13 kilometers) from the city of Navajoa, Sonora, Mexico. It is in a rich farming area where wheat, corn, cotton, soybeans, safflower, sesame seed, sorghum, melons, and winter vegetables are raised. The school farm is under constant cultivation. Land for the school was donated by Frank Byerly and his family (residents of Navajoa since 1917) to the Liga Mexico Pan-Americana, an organization of Adventist physicians, dentists, and businessmen and women, which has contributed to the development of th...

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

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