Dakota Student awarded fourth place at convention

The Dakota Student received fourth place in the category of four-year weekly newspapers at the Associated Collegiate Press’ Best of the Midwest Journalism Convention this past weekend in Minneapolis.

The “Best of Show” award was judged on the basis of general excellence.

Nicholas Nelson, photo editor at the Dakota Student, was presented fifth place in the “News Photo” category.

The conference brings together student newspapers from across the Midwest in order to exchange ideas, listen to speakers and attend forums on how to improve their papers.