Motschenbacher receives Unison Bank Spirit Scholarship for 2021

One graduating high school senior in Jamestown, N.D., has been selected as the Unison Bank Spirit Scholarship recipient. Madison Motschenbacher was chosen from this year’s applicants and will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

“Thank you to everyone at Unison Bank for this wonderful opportunity,” shared Motschenbacher. “I really appreciate this gift.”

Eligible applicants included Jamestown, N.D. and surrounding area high school graduating seniors who are, or whose parent(s) or guardian(s) are customers of Unison Bank and planning to attend a college, university, vocational or technical post-secondary school. Each applicant’s scholarship, letter of recommendation and transcript were graded by the Unison Bank Scholarship Committee.

While attending PEAK Academy Home School, Motschenbacher has participated in the Jamestown High School Speech Team, in addition she has displayed leadership skills through the peer-led community study she implemented and the multiple missions and service-based trips she has taken over the years to help others. This fall Motschenbacher plans to attend the University of Jamestown to pursue a degree in Communications and minor in Leadership.

Unison Bank President & CEO, Kelly Rachel, said, “Thank you to all of the students who applied for our scholarship. This year’s applicants were exemplary from their volunteer work and community involvement to their grades and the impact that they’ve made in the lives of those they’re around.”

Unison Bank is committed to the community and recognizes that the education of youth is vital to it. Each year they award a student who has demonstrated community spirit, the ability to work in ‘unison’ with others and has committed to go ahead with their education with a $1,000 Unison Bank Spirit Scholarship.

For information about Unison Bank’s Spirit Scholarship, visit Scholarship information is released in January. Learn more about Unison Bank at or call (701) 253-5600.