The North Star Athletic Association announced the winners of different awards such as the Athletic Trainer of the Year, Athletic Director of the Year, and also Sports Information Director of the Year. Dakota State University’s Sports Information Director, Nick Huntimer, was named as one of the winners of the Sports Information Director of the Year award. 

Huntimer was one of eight recipients of the Sports Information Director of the Year award, with Steve Field – Bellevue (Neb.), Jason Watson – Dickinson State (N.D.), Jared Meiklejohn – Mayville State (N.D.), Robert Papazian – Presentation (S.D.), Mark Potts – Valley City State (N.D.), Emily Simonson – Viterbo (Wis.), and  John Cabral – Waldorf (Iowa) also winning the award. 

Huntimer is a DSU graduate, and along with being DSU’s Sports Information Director, he also serves in the same position for the North Star Athletic Association. 

Other awards went to  Tim Kreidt from Dickinson State (N.D.), winning the Athletic Trainer of the Year, Faculty Athletic Representative of the Year going to  Dr. Erin McDonnell-Jones of Bellevue (Neb.), and Athletic Director of the Year awarded to  Barry Fried of Viterbo (Wis.).