Steve and Jan Burt were the “Meet Your Kiwanians” for November. They’ve lived in Greenfield for 39 years. Before that Steve was born and grew up near Muncie later graduating from Ball State University. Jan was born in Indiana but her physician father was drafted into the service where she attended 12 different schools over 12 years before returning to Indiana to attend and graduate from Ball State University. Steve and Jan met at Ball State and were married in 1972.
The Burt’s moved to Greenfield in 1975 where Steve was Principal at Riley Elementary. In 1979 he became Principal at Weston where he retired this year after 35 years. Jan has been a Librarian and involved with a pre-school when she wasn’t raising their two sons. She noted that one of the children identified her as a “cheerleader for books”. One of their son’s resides in Noblesville and the other in San Antonio, Texas. They have one grandson.