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For Students

Since our inception, our relationship with MONTCO has grown from providing scholarships — to funding various programs and initiatives that connect through the dental hygiene program.

The Tierra L. Dobry Foundation Scholarship itself, is for students pursuing careers in dental hygiene. The number of TLD Foundation scholarships awarded is dependent upon available annual funds. Scholarships are awarded to defray school expenses, which include tuition, fees, books and supplies. Eligibility of the Tierra L. Dobry Foundation scholarship program includes academic merit, financial need and an essay.

The goal of the Tierra L. Dobry Scholarship Fund is to promote academic excellence and to provide an opportunity for students to reach their highest potential and achieve great things through higher education.

On Monday October 30, 2017 Montgomery County Community College held the ribbon cutting ceremony and unveiling of the new New State-Of-The-Art Health Sciences Center that included the Dental Hygiene Clinic. Through your continuted support, the foundation was able to make a significant contribution and the children's waiting area in the Dental Hygiene Clinic was named in memory of Tierra. The New State-Of-The-Art facility is Home to the College’s Health Career Programs, Municipal Police Academy, and Athletics. (slide photos to view more)

2017 Donor Spotlight


The Montgomery County Community College Magazine, bigDreams edition — with Tierra L. Dobry Foundation Donor Spotlight!

Children’s Dental Sealant Program


MONTCO’s Dental Hygiene Program and the TLD Foundation Proudly Co-sponsored a Children’s Dental Sealant Program – A program of complimentary oral examinations and sealant placement for children ages 6-14 years.

Dental sealants are clear, protective coatings placed on permanent back teeth in order to prevent dental decay. Preventive services were performed at the College’s Dental Hygiene Clinic by licensed dental hygienists in conjunction with Montgomery County Community College dental hygiene students and in consultation with licensed dentists.

As a mission of the Foundation, the end result is important, and one of those focuses is the scholarship fund. Each year as a Foundation and family, we are extended the invitation to dine with the recipients at MONTCO's Salute To Excellence Dinner. It's a Montgomery County Community College event celebrating students and supporters in their commitment to higher education.

As a family, it's a blessing to see the legacy namesake of our Foundation – help another life, and also meet those people behind the personal letters and stories that are a requirement of the scholarship.
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Parkhouse Hall

Gala Event

Montco's Gala event which celebrated the transformation and rededication of their beautifully renovated Parkhouse Hall. Pictured is the Dobry Family: Father Ed in the middle with brothers Jerod, Jonathan and Jason with wife Natalie.

Our co-sponsored programs provide a solution to those in need.