The state’s returning Gatorade Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year, the 6-foot-3, 245-pound senior won the discus and shot put events at the 2019 Class AA outdoor state meet with personal-best marks in each. Hiatt won the discus by more than 13 feet, launching the apparatus 182 feet, 11 inches, which ranked as the nation’s No. 63 mark among prep competitors last spring. An All-State offensive lineman for the Lincoln High football team last fall, he also ranked in the Top 100 nationally in 2019 with his career PR of 59-1.
Hiatt has maintained a 3.61 GPA in the classroom. He has signed a national letter of intent to compete on an athletic scholarship at North Dakota State University.
A member of the Lincoln High Chamber Choir, Hiatt has volunteered locally as part of multiple community service initiatives through his church youth group.