The Seeley Lake Community Foundation is proud to announce the recipients of the 2019 SLCF Scholarship:
Gabrielle “Gabby” Sexton and Elizabeth “Ibby” Lorentz each will receive $500 towards university expenses!
Seeley Lake is lucky to have such motivated and goal oriented young ladies, and the Seeley Lake Community Foundation is delighted to sponsor a small part of their education.
The Seeley Lake Community Foundation has provided over $13,000.00 in scholarships to Seeley-Swan students since 2006. The SLCF scholarship is designed for students who have graduated from Seeley-Swan High School and have finished at least one year of college or trade school. The $1000 scholarship is meant to assist with costs incurred at a college, university or technical school.
Gabby has lived in Seeley Lake all her life, graduating from Seeley-Swan High School in 2018. She participated in 4-H, Student Council, Missoula Education Foundation, Poetry Slams, Leo’s Club, Volleyball, Basketball, Track, and Football Management. She achieved Honor Roll all four years of high school, as well as Academic All State, Top English Speech Award, and Most Accomplished English Senior.
Gabby is attending Montana State University, studying Agricultural Education. Her goal is to obtain a Master’s degree in Agricultural Education and become an agricultural teacher at the college level.
Ibby graduated Valedictorian of Seeley Swan High School in 2018. She was a Five-Time Air Rifle Junior Olympian, President of Seeley Swan Student Council, President of LEO’s Club, and Missoula County Public Schools Student Trustee.
Ibby recently completed her freshman year at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, studying Computer Science with a Minor in Mathematics. Ibby writes, “My first year has taught me to prioritize, manage my time and be proactive in both school and athletics,” although she worked hard to find time to volunteer with student organizations her first year!
Congratulations Ibby and Gabby!!!
2019 SLCF scholarship applications were due June 30, 2019.
2020 applications will be available in early 2020 at the SLCF website.
2018 SLCF Scholarship Recipient
The Seeley Lake Community Foundation is proud to announce that Shane Lindemer is the recipient of the 2018 SLCF Scholarship Grant. A Seeley Lake resident his whole life, Shane has always participated in school sports and community activities. While attending Seeley Swan High School, Shane excelled in football, basketball, golf, and the Nordic Ski Team. Maintaining a 3.5 GPA, he was inducted into the National Honor Society as well as receiving an Outstanding Achievement Award.
Shane is currently attending Gallatin Community College in Bozeman. His goal is to graduate with all the requirements needed to become a professional private pilot. This $1000 scholarship will help pay for flight training costs, helping him achieve his goal!