Penn Station Athlete Of The Month, March 2017 – Tia Karras

Congratulations to Tia Karras, our Penn Station Athlete of the Month for March 2017!

Sports: Basketball and Tennis

GPA: 3.98

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


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