YOUNGSTOWN — Fellowship of Christian Athletes Steel Valley recently recognized a Youngstown State University runner as February's Student/Athlete of the Month.
Junior Alex Lagaras, a member of YSU's track and cross country teams, was chosen. He received a certificate as well as a Bible signed by YSU President Jim Tressel.
Lagaras is a two-time letterman in cross country and track. He has a 3.75 grade-point average and leads the FCA Huddle, a group Bible study for athletes and coaches, which meets weekly at YSU.
He is involved in his church, Victory Christian Center in Warren, as a member of the worship team. He also helps lead the youth group.