Calling Simms home, Lindsay is the 22 year old daughter of Vonda Harrison and the late Lonny Garpestad and sister to Nathan Garpestad. Lindsay is a Cum Laude and Sigma Beta Delta graduate of Carroll College in Helena, with two bachelor degrees in Political Science and Business Administration, with a concentration in Marketing.
Lindsay attended C.M. Russell high school in Great Falls where she was a 2011 Top 5 Graduating Seniors recipient, was in National Honor Society all four years, received a volleyball letter, and was a yearbook editor in 2009-2011. While in college, Lindsay was the recipient of over 10 scholarships, including the Montana Silversmith Pursuit of Excellence and the Bud Dawson and Fred Sanborn Livestock Scholarships, just to name a few.