May 27, 2021

Starion Bank is proud to award three Oakes High School graduates, Ethan German, Erik Haugen and Madison Reiser, with a $500 scholarship to support their endeavors pursuing a higher education. This scholarship was open to any student and the applicants were evaluated in a variety of areas including leadership, community involvement, and future career goals and plans. Of our many applicants, German, Haugen and Reiser all displayed a great level of excellence and promise in all of these areas.
 
For all four years of his high school career, Erik Haugen has shown outstanding academic excellence by being named a member of the National Honors Society. He has been heavily involved in numerous extracurricular activities ranging from Football, Basketball and Track to Drama, Speech and Student Council.  Haugen is the son of Cari and Wayne Haugen, and has graduated from Oakes High School with plans of pursuing a degree in Pharmacy at North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND.
 
Ethan German has been involved in Basketball and FFA. German is the son of Scott and Denise German, and has graduated from Oakes High School with plans of pursuing a degree in Ag Business/Ag Production at Lake Area Technical Institute in Watertown, SD.
 
Madison Reiser has been on the Honor Roll all four years, as well as being involved in many different activities such as; Student Council, Speech, Drama and Girls Basketball. Reiser is the daughter of Cory Reiser, and has graduated from Oakes High School with plans of pursuing a degree in Graphic Design at Minnesota State University, Moorhead, MN.
 
For more than 20 years, Starion Bank has awarded scholarships to support local students in support of higher education.