DALLAS (NCBWA) – The College Sports Information Directors of America
have selected NCBWA Executive Director Bo Carter of the Big 12 Conference
as a 2005 inductee into the CoSIDA Hall of Fame. Carter was inducted into
the CoSIDA Hall of Fame on July 6 during the organization's annual workshop,
which was held this year in Philadelphia.
Carter has been at the Big 12 Conference as Sports Information Director
since its inception in 1996 after serving as Assistant Commissioner in the
Southwest Conference office from 1986-96. He also worked in the Mississippi
State University Sports Information Office from 1974-86, including being
the Bulldog SID from 1978-86.
A 1974 graduate of Vanderbilt, Carter is a former President and current
Executive Director of the NCBWA and has worked 21 College World Series.
He was also the 1993 recipient of the Wilbur Snypp Award for outstanding
contributions to College Baseball.
Carter has been a volunteer with Texas Special Olympics since 1994 and
was the chair of the Mississippi State Area 6 Special Olympics Volunteer
Public Relations Committee from 1979-81.
Carter is married to Dr. Joanne Pryor-Carter, a bereavement counselor
for hospice in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.