Seventh-Day Advenitst High School (Roorkee) (Roorkee, Uttar Pradesh, IN)

A coeducational boarding school on the senior high school level, operated by the Northern India Union of the Southern Asia Division near the town of Roorkee, in northern Uttar Pradesh, India, 22 miles (35 kilometers) east-southeast of Saharanpur. The present Roorkee school, established in 1927, is a successor to the North India Christian Training School, operated first at Hapur under Floyd W. Smith’s direction from about 1920 to 1925, then transferred to Lucknow, and moved to Roorkee about 1927. It offered theological and normal training in English, Urdu, and Hindi. In 1929 students from the United Provinces School for Boys, at Hapur, were brought to Roorkee, the staff was enlarged, and J. M. Steeves was appointed principal. The combined school, which included standards 1 to 10, was list...

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

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