Former secretary to TJC presidents and trustees dies

Jul 20, 2012 by

Maxene Robinson, 72, of Quitman, passed away Oct. 12, 2011.

A 1959 graduate of Tyler Junior College, she worked for the College in a variety of positions for 38 years.

She retired as executive secretary to the president and board of trustees in 1996.

To honor her many years of service, the Maxene Robinson Presidential Scholarship was established. She and her sister, Kay, loved to attend TJC sporting events and continued to support the Apache athletic teams for many years.

Maxene served on the TJC Alumni Association Board of Directors and Advisory Board for more than 10 years and was the recipient of the 2000 Apache Spirit Award for her devotion to Tyler Junior College and its students.



Alumni, News, Spring 2012

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