Harrison Memorial High School (Montego Bay, JM)

A coeducational day school on the senior high school level, operated at 3 Cottage Road, Montego Bay, Jamaica, West Indies, by a local school board. The 1992 secondary school enrollment was 261, with a teaching staff of 25. An eight-grade elementary school is conducted in connection with the high school. The school was named in memory of Mrs. Margaret Harrison, one of the first Jamaican Seventh-day Adventists. In 1894 Mrs. Harrison paid her own way to attend the General Conference session at Battle Creek and pleaded that workers be sent to Jamaica. As a result, James Patterson, a colporteur, was sent, followed later by J. A. Haysmer. Harrison Memorial High School was opened on Jan. 12, 1953, with 23 students in three grades and five teachers. The first principal was I. B. Benson, who served...

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

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3 Cottage Road
Montego Bay