Community‎ > ‎


                    Darby Alumni Association Mission
              • Connect Darby Alumni to each other;
              • Engage Darby Alumni in mentorship of Darby students; and
              • Support Darby students and teachers through donations and fundraising.

2018 Lorentzen Continuing Education Scholarship NOW OPEN

Date: February 19th, 2018

The Darby Public School’s Lorentzen Committee is accepting applications for continuing education scholarships. The committee will annually award a number of scholarships up to $1,000 each. The purpose of this scholarship is to aid Darby Graduates by supporting their post secondary education and career training. Qualified candidates are students attending any two or four year college, university, graduate program, trade school or qualifying vocational training. The student must have completed their freshman year in a college/university by Fall 2018 or be currently enrolled in a vocational education program. Scholarships will be awarded each calendar year in the late Spring/early Summer for the following session. Awards will be sent directly to the appropriate campus financial aid office.

To apply, candidates must submit the following:

  1. Letter of interest explaining educational goals, expressing financial need and purpose for a continuing education scholarship,

  2. Most recent transcript indicating continuing enrollment (unofficial transcripts are accepted),

  3. Address and information (phone number, contact information) of financial aid office or enrollment service.

Application packages need to be received or postmarked no later than May 4th, 2018 and can be submitted by mail or email to:

Lorentzen Scholarship Committee Email

c/o Steve Gideon

209 School Drive  

Darby, MT  59829

Recipients will be selected based on merit, need, and enrollment in a post secondary program. The number of scholarships awarded is based on the committee’s financial resources and upon selection of the committee. Applicants will be notified no later than May 22nd, 2018. Recipients will be recognized on May 27th, 2018, during Darby’s 2018 High School Graduation.


Lorentzen Scholarship Committee

Lorentzen Continuing Education Scholarship
Recipients Announced
-UPDATE 5/31/2017-

In addition to our partnership with Greater Ravalli Foundation to give away a large scholarship each year to 1 graduating senior, we are excited to announce the first cohort of our Lorentzen Continuing Education Scholars. These Darby Alumni applied and will each receive a $1,000 scholarship to apply to their education. Students had to have completed their first year of University or vocational training to apply, and this year we are supporting 2 graduate students and 4 undergraduates. Our awardees: Ryan McCrossin, Seth Garbett, Clark McGibben, Tori Johnston, Sarah Nelson, and Keely Ehmann. We look forward to offering this scholarship again next spring.


We are excited to welcome you to the Darby Alumni Network. 
You can find us on Facebook at Darby MT Alumni, or contact 
Shelby Rogala at if you have questions. 


Stay in Touch!
If you'd like to join our mailing list, please sign up below.

Darby Alumni Association

Alumni Association Information
As a member, you will receive an invitation to our All-Alumni Annual Reunion and a copy of our yearly Alumni Magazine. You will also have access to a network of Darby Alumni across the globe, and the opportunity to support Darby students through mentorship and donations.

If would like to pay your annual membership fee, you can pay online using the button below. If you pay online, please include your name or send an email to with your preferred contact information so we can welcome you to the association!

We suggest a $25 annual fee, but we welcome donations of any size. Any amount above $25 will be tax deductible. A small part of this donation will cover costs of operation for the association, and the rest will support students. We don't want affordability to be a barrier to joining our network - we welcome financial support or in-kind donations of any size.

ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP: By using the payment method below, you agree to an annual membership fee to the Alumni Association of $25. This can be cancelled at any time.

ONE TIME DONATION: If you prefer to make a donation of another size OR a one-time donation or fee, please use the button below.

If you prefer to pay by check or cash, you can mail to:
                                                Alumni Association
                                                  209 School Drive
                                                 Darby, MT  59829 

Please make checks payable to Darby Schools
Shelby Rogala,
Mar 6, 2018, 1:42 PM