Mr. Alex Bagnara

Alex Bagnara grew up in Costa Mesa, California. He was born on December 1st, 1992 in Huntington Beach, CA.
Alex attended Christ Lutheran Church and School in Costa Mesa from Pre-school through 8th grade. He attended Orange
Lutheran High School in Orange, CA. While in high school he was involved in the fine art departments. He primarily
enjoyed Sculpting courses.

Throughout his high school years Alex would help out at Christ Lutheran in their Jr High youth programs. His experience
there and influence from his DCE in those years is what got him looking into the DCE field. Alex attended Concordia
Univeristy, Irvine. While there he was able to participate in the Around-the-World semester, which taught him a lot about
various world cultures, religions, and practices, his group traveled through 10 countries in 4 months.

In May of 2015 Alex graduated from Concordia with a Bachelors in Christian Education Leadership and a minor in Global Cultural
Studies. During the 2015-2016 calendar year Alex will be interning at St. Paulís Lutheran Church in Kingsville, MD. This internship year
is his final requirement to complete his certification as a Director of Christian Education in the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod.