Kwantlen Park Secondary graduate Alex Russell (left) is a recipient of the Ray Lepp scholarship award.

Scholarship award for Russell

Surrey player receives Ray Lepp award from Volleyball BC

Alex Russell of Surrey was a recipient of the 2013 Ray Lepp scholarship award, Volleyball BC announced last week.

Russell, a graduate of Kwantlen Park Secondary, is in his third second with the University of British Columbia Thunderbirds. He has been a member of national junior team for the past two seasons, and was part of the Canadian team which placed 12th at the under-21 World Championships in Turkey last summer.

With UBC last season, Russell finished fourth in the Canada West conference in blocks per set at 1.36 and has twice earned Academic All-Canadian status.

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