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First Dakota National Bank awards scholarships

First Dakota National Bank and the South Dakota Bankers Foundation have teamed up to award $1,000 FirstChoice/SDBA scholarship to Rebecca Glanzer from Mitchell and Danika Pollreisz from Ethan.

First Dakota agreed to match foundation funds to provide scholarships to graduating high school seniors or college students in our local communities. One of the requirements of the SD Bankers Foundation scholarship is the recipient attend a post-secondary South Dakota institution. Glanzer plans to attend SDSU and Pollreisz plans to attend S.D. School of Mines & Technology.

All FirstChoice Student Checking participants who are seniors in high school or college students attending a post-secondary accredited American college, vocational technical school or university are invited annually to apply for this excellent scholarship opportunity. Applicants are judged on leadership, financial responsibility, school and civic involvement, and satisfactory scholastic progress. First Dakota awarded 16 scholarships in all.

Winners from other area First Dakota locations include Morgan Matthaei from Salem; Allison Huff from Spencer; Gina Soukup from Lake Andes; Laura Weiss from Parkston; Kennedy Wagner from Chamberlain; and Mary Kroupa from Kimball.