In a press release on Wednesday, the North Star Athletic Association announced the academic scholar-athletes for the 2020-21 academic season. A total of 745 student-athletes received this award, with Dakota State leading the NSAA with 130 athletes. The Men’s Track and Field had the most athletes for the Trojans with 21 students. Tied for second was Football and Women’s Volleyball with 18 athletes each. To be eligible for the award, students must achieve a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale.