Starion Bank Awards Scholarships


Starion Bank


Starion Bank has awarded scholarships to Taylor Helgeson, Shelby Musland and Makenzie Wertz. The scholarship competition was open to children of Starion employees who will be attending a college, university, community college or technical school for the 2018-2019 school year.

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Helgeson graduated from Bismarck High School and is attending the University of Jamestown, majoring in accounting with a minor in character in leadership. She is active in choir, church and service organizations. She is the daughter of Christian and Trish Helgeson of Bismarck. Trish is marketing and communications manager/vice president and works at the Mandan branch.

 Taylor Helgeson

Musland graduated from Lisbon High School and is continuing her education at North Dakota State University where she is majoring in nursing. After earning her degree, she plans to continue her education to become a midwife. She is the daughter of Cody and Sheila Musland. Cody is business banking officer/vice president at the Ellendale branch.

Shelby Musland 

Wertz, a graduate of Oakes High School, is attending the University of Jamestown majoring in studio art with minors in art history and graphic design. Her first year at UJ, she was active in the volunteer organization Students of Service and this coming year will serve as president. She is the daughter of Kevin and Shelli Wertz of Oakes. Shelli is a universal banker at the Oakes branch.

 MaKenzie Wertz

Applicants were judged on academic and scholastic achievement, extracurricular involvement, employment experience, community-based involvement and letters of reference.