Sabah Adventist Secondary School / Sekolah Menengah Advent Sabah (Tamparuli, Sabah, MY)

A coeducational boarding school operated at Tamparuli, Sabah, Malaysia, by the Sabah Mission. Until 1966 it was known as Sabah Training School. The 1993 enrollment was 593 and the faculty numbered 25. The school was opened by M. T. Sibadogil in 1939. After closure during World War II, the school was reopened in 1946 by M. J. Hutabarat. In 1950 an attempt was made to upgrade the school, but the plan was abandoned until 1959 because of the lack of funds, staff, and students. In 1961 nine students graduated from form 3. Form 4 was offered for the first time in 1963, but it was discontinued the following year owing to lack of funds and students, only to be offered again in 1968. A first group of 14 pupils graduated from form 5 in 1969. From 1977 to 1979 the school was upgraded to offer form 6,...

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

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