Mission & History

Our Mission

To provide scholarships to high-achieving young women of color, supporting and encouraging them to realize their academic and leadership potential while living in Darien and attending Darien High School.

A History of Success

In operation since 1981, ABC in Darien Scholars have been Presidents of the DHS student body, National Honor Society members and Captains of several athletic teams. 100% of graduates have gone on to four-year colleges. Many have continued on to graduate schools and careers in law, teaching and architecture.

Read more about ABC in Darien’s beginnings

ABC girls back in 1984: Liz, Rosa, Kathy, Orglyn and Toni