Jessie Seburn Robinson
IN 1966, AN EVENT OCCURRED IN Aurora, Mo. that only a select few will ever experience. Jessie Seburn Robinson was honored by having a school named for her.
She was one of the graduates in the first four-year graduation class from Aurora High School. Robinson began teaching in the Oklahoma Territory in 1902, and returned to teach at Franklin School in Aurora for 30 of her 45-year teaching career.
Robinson is remembered by her former students as an exceptional teacher and for being a strict disciplinarian who tolerated no foolishness. However, she is remembered by her associates as a fun-loving person.