Wesa Weddington

Date Added: 
1983

Granddaughter of Harvey Mitchell, a pioneer settler of Brazos County, Wesa Weddington began teaching Latin and Spanish in 1903 in Bryan public schools. She received a Masters Degree in 1918 from Columbia University and then taught while serving as Principal of Bryan High School from 1920 to 1946. A dedicated teacher who set high standards, she earned love and respect from students, many of whom became leaders in the community.

Special Directions/Instructions: 
From the intersection of SH 6 and Boonville Rd. (FM 158) take Boonville Rd. E approx. .5 miles to Boonville Cemetery.
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Location

30° 40' 22.0008" N, 96° 19' 50.7" W