May 4, 2015 - Western State Bank

For Immediate Release:
April 2015
West Fargo, ND – Western State Bank announces its 2015 Future Checking
Scholarship winners that are granted to full-time students based on their academic
achievements, community efforts and commitment to quality education.
The following students are recognized as Western’s 2015 Future Checking
Scholarship Winners: Andrew Sather of West Fargo, ND, currently a senior at West
Fargo High School who will attend the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, ND,
this fall; Brittany Rheault of West Fargo, who will be attending Minnesota State
University Moorhead in Moorhead, MN; Brandon Bohmert of Fargo, ND, currently a
senior at Northern Cass High School in Hunter, ND, who will attend North Dakota State
University in Fargo this fall; Ryan Kramer of Kindred, ND, currently a senior at Kindred
High School who will also attend North Dakota State University this fall; Alexandra
Laber of Fargo, currently a senior at Fargo High School, who will attend the University
of Minnesota in Minneapolis, MN, this fall; and Zachary Mohs of Horace, ND, currently a
senior at West Fargo High School who will attend Northern State University in
Aberdeen, SD, this fall.
“Western established the Future Checking Scholarship Program as a way to reward
deserving individuals in our communities who are committed to continuing their
education as well as their efforts outside the classroom,” commented Brad Jacobson,
Western State Bank President.
Each year Western awards up to six $300 scholarships to area students who plan to
continue their education at post-secondary institutions. To apply for the Future Checking
Scholarships, students must meet the following criteria: 1) receive a high school
diploma or GED, 2) be admitted to a post-secondary institution and be a full-time
student, 3) be registered and enrolled for the Fall 2015 semester, and 4) have a Future
Checking account with Western State Bank.
Western State Bank is a 113 year old employee-owned, community bank with assets
totaling approximately $755 million. The bank offers superior full-banking services,
investments, mortgage financing to personal and business customers, as well as
nationwide equipment financing services. Western State Bank’s bank locations are
located in the North Dakota communities of West Fargo, Devils Lake, Towner and
Fargo, and in the Arizona communities of Casa Grande, Chandler, Scottsdale and Sun
For more information, contact:
Sam Krause, Communication Specialist
Western State Bank