James Memorial Higher Secondary School (Prakasapuram, Tamil Nadu, IN)

A coeducational boarding school operated at Prakasapuram, Tamil Nadu, India, by the South Tamil Section of the South India Union in the Southern Asia Division. It is named for J. S. James, who with his wife pioneered in the area among a group of Tamil Sabbathkeepers in 1908. A small day school was opened in 1909, in the charge of a Mrs. Joseph. In 1912 the school, then called Tamil Day and Boarding School, and taught by E. D. Thomas, had 92 students, including 12 boarders. It served as a middle school for several terms, being known in 1921 as the Tamil Mission School and later as the Tamil Intermediate School. Beginning in 1925, high school work was offered for about 18 years, under several names: first, Tamil High School, the Prakasapuram High School, later Prakasapuram Secondary Boarding...

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

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