Yungnam Academy / Yungnam Sahmyook Joongkodeung Hakkyo (Kyungsan-city, KR)

A coeducational boarding institution on the senior high school level, operated by the Southeast Korean Conference at Kyungsan. In 1993 the enrollment on the secondary level was 446; the staff numbered 28. A strong mission school was established at Kyungsan, Korea, in 1919, when the newly organized South Chosen Mission set up its headquarters there. A mission station had been established at Kyungsan in 1911 by R. C. Wangerin and his wife, who pioneered in both southeast and southwest Korea. When the church was dissolved by the Japanese government during World War II, the school property was taken over and used as a branch public school. In 1952 possession was regained and classes begun on the secondary level for Seventh-day Adventist refugee students, inasmuch as the academy in the Seoul ar...

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

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70 Songnae-ri Namsan-myun
South Korea