Congratulations to Tia Karras, our Penn Station Athlete of the Month for March 2017!
Sports: Basketball and Tennis
School: The Miami Valley School 5151 Denise Drive Dayton, OH 45429
Athletic Director: Joy Manning
Parents: Joanne and George Karras
Siblings: Elea and Taki
Favorite Penn Station Restaurant: Bellbrook
Favorite Penn Station Sandwich: Pizza
Extracurricular Activities: Class president, Diversity club, Spanish honors society
Favorite Book: Room
Role Model: Mom
Sports Role Model: Michael Phelps
Greatest Achievement So Far: Breaking MVS all-time scoring record.
Plans After High School: I will attend Ohio Wesleyan University and play varsity basketball.
How has participating in high school athletics benefited you? It has developed my character by teaching me how to be disciplined, how to fail and succeed and how to work hard.
What made you decide to play the sport for which you were named the Penn Station Athlete of the Month? Basketball became my favorite out of all the sports I played as a kid. (which sport?)
Quote from Athletic Director: “Tia is the epitome of a student-athlete. She is involved in all aspects of her school, her team, and her community and performs at the highest level.” – Joy Manning
Quote from Coach: “Tia is a pure shooter, a competitor who knows how to win.” – Randy Duff