Former Chinook Residents Gift $100,000 to Northern
May 26, 2021
Montana State University-Northern shares that Mrs. Hazel Gearheart, of Kennewick, WA, has gifted the University $100,000. Gearheart, a former resident of Chinook, has designated the funds be used to support an endowment and, per her wishes, the MSU-Northern Foundation has created the Len and Hazel Gearheart Endowment, named after Hazel and her late husband, Len.
Her endowment will continue to give in perpetuity supporting a new scholarship named the Len and Hazel Gearheart Endowed Scholarship. This fund will provide $3,000 every year henceforth for two $1,500 scholarships – one with pre...