Hal, Sheila Stearns honored
February 22, 2017
Governor Steve Bullock hosted the Governor’s Humanities Awards ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda on Thursday, January 26. Tow of the honorees were Hal and Sheila Stearns. The others were Chere Jiusto, John Murray, Karen Aspevig Stevenson, and Dottie Susag. Their citations emphasized “teaching and support of the Humanities throughout their distinguished roles in Montana education.”
Hal Stearns is the grandson of the late Joseph H. & Cora Kountz, long-time sheep & cattle ranchers on the Parrot Bench, south of Whitehall. He attended first grade in Whitehall and worked summers on the Ko...