Starion Bank awards FFA scholarship
Elliott Hayen, a senior at Sargent Central High School, was awarded the Starion Bank FFA scholarship at the FFA banquet on April 15. Anthony Bruhn, Starion business banking officer in Oakes, presented the award. Hayen, the son of Michael and LaJuana Hayen of Cogswell, plans to attend Lake Area Technical Institute in Watertown, S.D., studying agriculture production. His long-term goal is to return to the Cogswell area and continue expanding his farming and ranching operation. During Hayen’s high school career, he took classes at the Southeast Region Career and Technology Center and has been active in a variety of school organizations including Environthon, FFA and National Honor Society. He serves as senior class president and is on student council. In addition, Hayen is a volunteer firefighter.
Fri. Apr 20 9:04 PM
Hutchinson earns auditing certification
Starion Bank Internal Auditor Breanna Hutchinson has earned the designation Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) from The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). The CIA is the only globally-accepted designation for internal auditors and the standard by which individuals demonstrate their professionalism in internal auditing. In order to earn the designation, Hutchinson had to pass a three-part exam, exhibit high moral and professional character, and meet experience and education requirements. Hutchinson joined Starion in 2011. She also is a Certified Community Bank Internal Auditor and earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Dickinson State University.
Wed. Apr 04 7:04 PM
Starion promotes, hires in Mandan
Starion Bank has promoted one individual and hired four at the Mandan branch. Lauri Stokka has been promoted to mortgage operations specialist II. Lauri started her career with Starion in 2001 as a personal banker. Over the years, she has also worked at Starion in mortgage processing, loan center and customer service center. As a mortgage operations specialist, Stokka is responsible for reviewing, processing, closing and post-closing of mortgage loans as well as assisting with team regulatory requirements and training.
Wed. Mar 28 4:03 PM
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