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Fellowship of Christian Athletes honors YSU runner Alex Lagaras

Alex Lagaras is a two-time letterman in cross country and track.
Alex Lagaras
Alex Lagaras, left, a runner at Youngstown State University, is the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Steel Valley's February Student/Athlete of the Month. With him is Don James, FCA Steel Valley director. (Contributed photo)

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.