Local Teacher Wins Award
June 1, 2022
On May 5, Sheena Wortman, who teaches at Bear Paw Elementary School (BPES) in South Blaine County, learned she had won a Rural Teacher Appreciation Award from Hill County Electric Cooperative. A $1500 cash prize accompanied the award.
Currently in her 15th year as an educator, Wortman began her career as a second grade teacher in Big Sandy, where she also taught junior high math due to a shortage of teachers that year. After moving to Chinook, she accepted a teaching position in Harlem where she served as the librarian at the elementary school for several years but devoted one year to teach...