Josh Gagnon, 17, was named the Alberta Sport Development Centre-Central Athlete of the Month for April. (Contributed Photo)

Josh Gagnon named ASDC-Central Athlete of the Month

Volleyball player Josh Gagnon was named the Alberta Sport Development Centre- Central Athlete of the Month for April.

The 17-year-old Red Deer product recently helped the Central Alberta Kings Volleyball Club U17 team to a seventh-place finish at the 2019 Volleyball Alberta 17U Provincials Championships.

Gagnon, a student at Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School, helped the senior boys volleyball team to an eighth-place at the 2018 ASAA 4A Provincial Championships. He also garnered all-star recognition at the University of Alberta Bears Volleyball High School tournament in the fall of 2018.

Last summer, Gagon finished fourth with the Volleyball Alberta U16 team at the Canada Cup and on the beach court, won the 2018 Volleyball Canada 16U Tier 2 National Beach Championship.

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