Lexus of Richmond’s 25th Leadership Award, Week 11 – Liza Hopper

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Our week 11 scholar athlete for the Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award Scholarship is Liza Hopper of Midlothian High School. Ranked 2nd in her class with a 4.94 GPA, Liza is a member of 7 honor societies. She is the President of the National Honor Society as well as a member of the English, Science, Mathematics (Mu Alpha Theta), Music (Tri M), Latin, and Social Studies (Rho Kappa) honor societies. Liza scored a 33 out of 36 on the ACT exam, and she is an AP Scholar with Distinction. She has been named the English Student of the Year (freshman) and AP Biology Junior of the Year. For her efforts on the Latin 2 National Latin Exam, Liza is Magna Cum Laude. Liza was a Junior Marshall, and she is a UVA Book Award recipient.

In her time at Midlothian, Liza has participated in numerous student groups. As a two year member of the Latin Club, she is currently their Philanthropic Chairperson. While in the French Club for three years, she served as the Secretary (10th) and Vice President (11th). Additionally, Liza was a participant in the French Congress Festival for two years. During freshman year, Liza was selected for the Chesterfield County Public Schools Leadership Institute. She was a two year member of the Trojans for Tomorrow Club. Liza was involved with the school play, Wizard of Oz, as a junior. As a junior, Liza partook in Disease Detective Camp at the CDC Headquarters. Highly involved at her church, Liza is a long time St. James’ Chorister and is currently a Senior Leader. She is also a two year Head Acolyte at St. James. Since freshman year, Liza is a member of the Chamber Orchestra. She is the Assistant Principal in the Viola Section. As a freshman Liza was in the Central Regional Orchestra as the First Chair of Orchestra B. Liza has been selected for the Chesterfield County, All County Orchestra (9-11).

A four year Varsity Field Hockey player for Midlothian, Liza is a two time captain for the team. Playing the right and left midfield, she was named the Most Improved Player as a freshman. In 2019 the team won the Field Hockey Regional Championship (4A.) Having played two seasons of JV Lacrosse, Liza is now in her second year on the Varsity Lacrosse team where she plays defense. As a junior Liza was named the Best Defensive Player for the team. Outside of school, Liza played three seasons of Club Field Hockey for the Undertow Field Hockey team.

Heavily involved in her local community, Liza has participated with several organizations. Throughout her high school career, she has been a Homework Helper to fellow students. She is a three year Sidekick for the incoming freshmen. During her junior year, Liza was an AP Student Mentor. Through the Latin Club, she has volunteered at a local retirement home.Liza has given time to CARITAS and Rise Against Hunger. She has volunteered for the richmond Marathon and St. James’s Children’s Center. Liza volunteered for the Midlothian High School Strings Camp and the Woolridge Elementary STEAM Night. Liza also spent two years as a Field Hockey Mentor for the Weaver Athletic Association.

Lexus of Richmond’s 25th Leadership Award, Week 10 – Jeanne Wolkiewicz

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Lexus of Richmond’s 10th scholar athlete nominated for the Leadership Award Scholarship is Jeanne Wolkiewicz of Powhatan High School. Ranked 2nd in her class with a 4.4818 GPA, Jeanne is a member of the National Honor Society as well as the English & Computer Science Honor Societies. She has been recognized as both an AP Scholar with Honors and an AP Scholar with Distinction. Jeanne has received the title Algebra 2 Honors Outstanding Student. She has been named the Student of the Year for: AP Environmental Science, AP Computer Science Principles, and AP Psychology. Jeanne was a Junior Marshall for Powhatan, and she has received the William and Mary Leadership Award.

While at Powhatan Jeanne has been involved in her school community as a Class Officer for both her junior and senior years. She is a Co-Founder of the Powhatan High School Planeteers. She serves as a Powhatan High School Interactive Ambassador. Jeanne was a World Language Fair Speaker. Jeanne was selected to be a Delegate at the American Legion Auxiliary Girls State. She has served as Chair and Co-Chair of the Environmental Youth Council of Virginia.

Throughout her high school years, Jeanne has played for FC Richmond Mystx U19 and U17 as an outside back. She additionally was selected for the FC Richmond Pro 23. Jeanne was a captain for the Fury FC U16. She also played for the Fury FC U15 team as an outside midfield. In 2017 and 2018 Jeanne was a part of the Virginia State Olympic Development Program (ODP), and she was the captain for 2018. She then participated in ODP’s International Tour and North American Tour. Jeanne will continue her soccer career was she has committed to play for Bryn Mawr College.

Throughout her high school years, Jeanne has given time to her community through various causes and organizations. She is a tutor through Powhatan Indians Tutoring Together (P.I.T.T.). She has volunteered for RAM (Remote Medical Area) Clinic in Wise, Virginia. She serves as an Acolyte at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, and Jeanne volunteers for St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Emmaus Lunches. She has given time to the War Memorial Cultural Arts and Community Center Craft and Vendor Show. Jeanne has assisted the Powhatan Chamber of Commerce through both Powhatan’s Festival of the Grape and the Village Vibe Concerts. She has volunteered for the PHS Alpha Delta Kappa Santa Breakfast. Jeanne also spends time with YMCA for their Youth Summer Soccer Clinic and as a Triathlon Marshall.

Jeanne has won a dinner for two and is now in the running for the $25,000 scholarship. Watch the Fox Richmond – WRLH interview and the Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award interviews to learn more about Jeanne! Remember to check Facebook for more information about each weekly scholar athlete throughout the school year!

December Service Specials!

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Lexus of Richmond’s December 2019 Service Specials!

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  • Battery Installation
  • 4 Wheel Balance Special
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  • 20% Off Genuine Lexus Accessories

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Lexus of Richmond’s 25th Leadership Award, Week 9 – Carter Morgan

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Lexus of Richmond’s week 9 scholar athlete nominee for the Leadership Award Scholarship is Carter Morgan of Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School. With a 4.51 GPA, Carter is a member of the National Honor Society as well as the Spanish, English and American Sign Language Honor Societies. He has been on the A Honor Roll for every grading period throughout high school. Carter scored a 34 out of a possible 36 on the ACT exam. He additionally has 3 perfect AP exam scores to his name, and in 2018 Carter received a National Spanish Exam Bronze Medal.

An active member of his school community, Carter is a member of the Student Council Association where he is the President of the Sports Tournament Committee. He is currently the Treasurer of the ASL Honor Society. As  a junior Carter was the Model Congress Vice Chair of Oversight Committee. He is currently the Co-President of the Gardening/Environmental Club. Carter held an internship as a senior at St. Christopher’s School with the Summer Institute on Leadership and Public Service. He is a two year Richmond Friends of the Community Club member. Additionally, he has been a 4 year member of: the Green Machine Pep Club, the Frisbee Club, Dodgeball Club, Hackeysack Club, and the Spanish Club.

During his time at Maggie Walker, Carter has participated in four Varsity sports since freshman year. Currently a captain for the Cross Country Team, Carter is a part of the 2016, 2017 and 2018 2A Regional and State Championship Team. In 2018 Carter was named an All-State Runner. He was selected for the All Academic Team in 16, 17 and 18. Carter qualified for the Junior Olympics Championship 3 times, and he is currently ranked 23rd fastest in Virginia. Currently a captain of the Indoor Track Team, Carter was ranked the 49th best in the nation for the 1000m. He is the 2018 1000m State Champion, 2017 & 2018 4x800m Relay State Champion, and the 2018 4x400m Relay State Champion. The team took home the 2018 State Championship and the 2016, 2017 & 2018 Regional Championship. Carter holds numerous Regional Championship Titles for indoor track, and he was chosen for the All Academic Team in 2016, 2017 & 2018. A captain for Outdoor Track, Carter is the 2019 4x800m Relay state Champ and a 3x team State Champion. He was All State for the 800m in 2019. Carter holds multiple Regional Titles, and he is a 3x All Academic Team recipient. Carter additionally is a 4 year Varsity Soccer player for Maggie Walker as a left forward/wing. The team won the 2017 State Championship and are 3x Regional Champs. In 2018 Carter was selected for the 2nd Team All Region, and he has been named to the All Academic Team in 2017, 2018 & 2019.

Carter regularly gives his time to various service projects and local organizations. He volunteered for the Habitat for Humanity Re-Store in 2019 and a Habitat building site over the summer of 2018 and 2019. He has spent time with the Operation Turbo 5k and Pop Thrift/Stay RVA. Carter volunteered for Maggie Walker’s Model UN and the freshman orientation (summer 2019). He has spent summers working with the Appalachian Service Project. He has given time for the Richmond Friends of the Community and Richmond Public Schools Beatification. In the fall of 2018, Carter volunteered for the Spanberger for Congress Campaign.

Carter has won a dinner for two and is now in the running for the $25,000 scholarship. Watch the Fox Richmond – WRLH interview and the Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award interviews to learn more about Carter! Remember to check Facebook for more information about each weekly scholar athlete throughout the school year!

Lexus of Richmond’s 25th Leadership Award, Week 8 – Renee Bosetti

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Lexus of Richmond’s 8th scholar athlete nominee for the Leadership Award Scholarship is Renee Bosetti from Saint Gertrude High School. She currently has a 4.25 GPA having received First Honors on her report card all throughout high school. During her junior year, Renee was selected as the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Medal Recipient for outstanding achievement in math and science. For the National Spanish Exam, Renee received a bronze medal as a freshman (level 2) and a honorable mention as a junior (level 4). As a sophomore Renee was named the Honors Chemistry Student of the Year. During her junior year, Renee was selected Student of the Year for Honors Biology, United States History and Honors Spanish 4.

In her time at Saint Gertrude, Renee has been involved in multiple student groups and organizations. She is currently Student Cooperative Association Class Representative, and she was the Class Vice President for 9th, 10th and 11th grade. Renee is a three year member of the World Language Club and a two year member of the Spirit Club. As a senior, Renee became a Peer Tutor for both Spanish and Math.

As a four year Varsity Volleyball starter, Renee is a two time captain for Saint Gertrude. Following her junior season she was named to the All Conference Team, and she was named the MVP of her team. Outside of school, Renee is also a member of the Williamsburg Volleyball Club Travel Team. In 2017 she was the captain for the Club 15 National team. For 2018 she was on the Club 16 National team and as a senior she was on the Club 17 National team.

Renee has volunteered her time to her local community through several outlets. Over the summer of 2018 and 2019, she was a Memorial Regional Medical Center Student Volunteer. During her senior year, she will be spending time at the medical center on the weekends as well. She regularly gives her time to school service projects such as; the blood drive, ushering school plays, and setting up for events. As a freshman and sophomore Renee volunteered in the food concession stands for the St. Benedict Oktoberfest.

Renee has won a dinner for two and is now in the running for the $25,000 scholarship. Watch the Fox Richmond – WRLH interview and the Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award interviews to learn more about Renee! Remember to check Facebook for more information about each weekly scholar athlete throughout the school year!

Lexus of Richmond’s 25th Leadership Award, Week 7 – Gilbert Deglau

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Gilbert Deglau of The Collegiate School is Lexus of Richmond’s week 7 scholar athlete for the Leadership Award Scholarship. With a current 4.29 GPA, he has ended every semester on the A/B Honor Roll. Gilbert scored a 1490 out of a possible 1600 on the SAT exam, and he has earned two perfect AP exam scores. Gilbert has received National Merit Recognition for his efforts. He was recognized with Distinguished Participation in the National Spanish Exam. He attended the Congress of Future Medical Professionals. Gilbert was invited to participate in the American Chemical Society US National Chemistry Olympiad.

Outside of the classroom at Collegiate, Gilbert is involved in several student organizations. He participates as a member of the school’s Model UN. He is  a member of Ducks Unlimited and a counselor for Virginia Fishing Adventures. Gilbert is the Co-President of the Sports Discussion Club, where he is responsible for planning and organizing the Fight Cancer, Choose Joy Wiffleball Tournament.

Through his time at Collegiate, Gilbert has participated in several sports. He is in his 2nd year as a Starting Center for the Varsity Football team, and he is the current captain. Following his junior season Gilbert was named to the 2nd Team All State and 2018 All Conference Team. He was also the recipient of the 2018 Offensive Coaches Award. Gilbert has been on both the Varsity Indoor and Outdoor Track teams since sophomore year. With the indoor track team, Gilbert has competed in the State Meet for shot put. Gilbert has competed in the Outdoor Track State Meet for both discuss and shot put. In addition to his listed athletic accomplishments, Gilbert spent two seasons on the JV Football team, one season with JV Lacrosse, and two seasons on the Varsity Swim team. Gilbert will be continuing his football career as he has committed to play for Davidson College.

Gilbert has given his time to numerous organizations through service for his community. He has spent time volunteering for St. Francis Home. He has given time to both the Irish Festival and the Canterbury Festival. Gilbert has volunteered for the Village Green Fair and Feed My Starving Children organization. Gilbert is as volunteer flag football coach and referee, and he spends time with the Paralyzed Veterans Association for their Rugby Tournament.

Gilbert has won a dinner for two and is now in the running for the $25,000 scholarship. Watch the Fox Richmond – WRLH interview and the Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award interviews to learn more about Gilbert! Remember to check Facebook for more information about each weekly scholar athlete throughout the school year!

Lexus of Richmond’s 25th Leadership Award, Week 6 – Mary Caroline Heinen

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The sixth scholar athlete for the Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award Scholarship is Mary Caroline Heinen of Maggie L Walker Governor’s School. With a 4.6 GPA, she is a member of the National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, English Honor Society, Chinese Honor Society, Latin Honor Society, and the Science Honor Society. Mary Caroline scored a 1540 out of 1600 on her SAT exam and a 800 on the Math SAT 2. She is an AP Scholar with Distinction and a National Merit Semifinalist. As a junior Mary Caroline and her team entered the Math Modeling the Future National Competition in Chicago and they took 3rd Place.

As a senior, Mary Caroline is a VCU DERI Fellow in the NanoNuclear Engineering Lab. With DERI, she is focused on the effectiveness of nonmaterial cladding and surface roughness on the safety of rods in nuclear reactors. They will work to use accident tolerant fuels to prevent future nuclear disasters. As a member of Maggie Walker’s We the People Team, she presents a paper and answers questions focused on constitutional and historical evidence while working towards the national competition. As a sophomore, Mary Caroline co-founded the Charity Miles Club where they organized a shoe drive for underprivileged children. She is the currently the Co-President of the Mu Alpha Theta chapter. In her time at Maggie Walker, Mary Caroline is also a member of the Math Club, Latin Club, Badminton Club and the Chinese Culture Club.

A three sport Varsity athlete since freshman year, Mary Caroline is a 4 time cross country, indoor track and outdoor track participant. She was named the All Metro Girl’s Cross Country Runner of the Year in 2017 and 2018. As a junior Mary Caroline was selected as both the USATF Virginia 15-16 Youth Cross Country Runner of the Year and the Gatorade Virginia Cross Country Runner of the Year. She is the USATF National Junior Olympic Cross Country Champion of 2017 and 2018. In 2019 she became the New Balance Nationals Emerging Elite 2 Mile Champion. In August 2018 Mary Caroline was recognized as Star 100.9’s High School All Star Track Athlete. She is a two time Richmond Times Dispatch Scholar Athlete of the Month for November 2017 and December 2018. Over her high school career Mary Caroline has claimed 14 individual Regional Championships, 11 individual State Championships and she holds school records for: the cross country 5k, indoor 3200 and 5k, and outdoor 1600 and 3200.

Mary Caroline has spent her time giving back to her community through several local organizations. She has spent five years with Little Sisters of the Poor by assisting with paperwork and database entering. She has been a Student Ambassador for Maggie Walker where she assists around the school and their events. Mary Caroline has been a volunteer for the Model UN Conference held at her school. She has given time to her church, St. Benedictine, as a Lector and Altar Server for 8 years. Additionally, Mary Caroline has recently volunteered at both the Richmond SPCA and the Retreat Doctor’s Hospital.

Mary Caroline has won a dinner for two and is now in the running for the $25,000 scholarship. Watch the Fox Richmond – WRLH interview and the Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award interviews to learn more about Mary Caroline! Remember to check Facebook for more information about each weekly scholar athlete throughout the school year!

November Service Specials!

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Lexus of Richmond’s November 2019 Service Specials!

Check out our new service specials and deals! If you need any maintenance done on your vehicle make sure to look over our specials:

  • Battery Installation
  • 4 Wheel Balance Special
  • 4 Wheel Alignment Special
  • 20% Off Genuine Lexus Accessories

*These prices are valid through November 30, 2019.

*Call 804.323.7695 to learn more or click here to read more about these deals!

Lexus of Richmond’s 25th Leadership Award, Week 5 – Sully Beck

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Sully Beck of St. Christopher’s School is Lexus of Richmond’s fifth scholar athlete nominated for the Lexus Leadership Award Scholarship. Sully is currently tied for the first in his class with a 4.7 GPA. He scored a 1540 out of 1600 on the SAT exam, and he has received 4 Perfect AP exam scores earning the title AP Scholar with Distinction. Sully is a Commended National Merit Scholar. St. Chris faculty selected Sully to be one of their nominees for the Jefferson Scholar Program at UVA. He was also chosen by school faculty for the Jefferson Book Award at the end of his junior year. Sully is a Rensselaer Medalist, which is a top science award at St. Chris. He attended the Summer Residential Governor’s School for Medicine and Health Sciences: a month long program for 26 Virginia students in the classroom and shadowing healthcare professionals.

Outside the classroom, Sully is involved with numerous organizations at St. Christopher’s. As a member of the school’s Honor Council, he is the group secretary and serves as the vice-chair. With the STC Investment Club he is currently serving as the President and was the treasurer as a junior. He is the President of Saints for Environmental Awareness and Action and a member of the Environmental Youth Council of Virginia. As a member of the English 10, Sully is in a select group of students who read literature and hold discussions on their readings. Sully is a member of the Battle of the Brains Quiz Bowl team, and he is a peer advisor to a current freshman. He participates with a Massey Cancer Fundraising Team for cancer research at the VCU Massey Cancer Center. Being a member of the Boy Scouts of America, Sully is an Eagle Scout. He also serves a Quartermaster, Troop Guide and Historian for his troop.

Sully is an accomplished runner for St. Chris as a member of the Cross Country, Indoor Track and Outdoor Track Teams. A four year cross country runner, Sully is the Captain for his senior season. In 2017 and 2018 the team was named both the Prep League Champions and the VISAA Division 1 State Champs. The team won the 2018 Pole Green VC Classic. For his 2018 and 2019 season he was a part of the Patrick Henry Relay Champion team and helped set a course record. Sully received the Buerlein Distance Running Award from his coaches, and he has been recognized for All Prep and All State the past two seasons. With the outdoor track team, he helped win the 2019 Prep League Championship and the 2019 VISAA Division 1 State Championship. A four year indoor track member, Sully was a part of winning the Prep League Championships in 2018 and 2019 as well as the 2019 VISAA State Championship. At the Prep League Championship he took first place in the 4×800 (2018) and first place in the 3200m (2019). Sully claimed a 3rd place finish for the 1600m in the 2019 State Meet.

As a member of the Boy Scouts of America, Sully recently completed his Eagle Scout Project. Over the course of 50+ hours Sully planned and oversaw the construction of an outdoor classroom at Greenfield Elementary School. Through St. Chris’ environmental awareness group, Sully has participated in bimonthly James River Park System clean ups. He has given over 25 volunteer hours to Hooligan’s Rest, a shelter that rescues dogs who are about to be euthanized at kill shelters. Sully additionally has spent over 20 hours with a school in the East End of Richmond.

Sully has won a dinner for two and is now in the running for the $25,000 scholarship. Watch the Fox Richmond – WRLH interview and the Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award interviews to learn more about Sully! Remember to check Facebook for more information about each weekly scholar athlete throughout the school year!

Lexus of Richmond’s 25th Leadership Award, Week 4 – Caroline Gill

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Lexus of Richmond’s 4th scholar athlete for the Leadership Award Scholarship is Caroline Gill of Saint Gertrude High School. With a current 4.2 GPA, Caroline has received 1st Honors (highest academic level) as a freshman, sophomore and junior. She was additionally named the Freshman Valedictorian. Caroline earned the Highest Spanish Average of her class as a freshman, and the Highest History Average as both a freshman and sophomore. She also received the Highest Art Average and had a drawing selected as an honorary piece for exhibit to promote the school gallery. Additionally, Caroline is a member of the Honors Art Portfolio Program. As a junior she was the recipient of the West Point Leadership Award for demonstrating exemplary leadership, academics, service, and citizenship.

Throughout her time at Saint Gertrude, Caroline has been involved in numerous groups and activities. As a freshman she was a Class Representative in Student Council. Caroline was voted to be the  Class President for 10th, 11th and now 12th grade. As both a junior and senior, Caroline is a Gator-Aid Coordinator which is an elite leadership club. In 10th and 11th grade she was a Model General Assembly Delegate. Caroline was invited to the Girl Power Tech Day, a conference for women in STEM. She is a two time Spirit Club President. As a part of Freshman Friends, Caroline and other upperclassmen mentor freshman throughout the first year of high school. Caroline has been the school sport photographer since sophomore year, and she was the Yearbook sports photographer as a junior. Additionally she has been playing the violin since 3rd grade.

As a four year Varsity Soccer team member and starter, Caroline was named a  captain for both her junior and senior season. She was selected as the team MVP following 11th grade. Caroline has been named to the VISAA Second Team All-State and the LIS All League. Caroline is also a four time Varsity Basketball player and starter for Saint Gertrude. She was selected as a captain for both her 11th and 12th grade seasons. She was recognized with the Coaches Award for her dedication and positive attitude. As a junior she was named to the All Tournament Team in the Gator Classic. Outside of school, Caroline plays travel soccer for FC Richmond. She is a team starter and a three time captain. She has been selected to play on the Club Champions League All-Star Team to play in tournaments in Europe.

Giving back to her community is a priority to Caroline as she has over 200 service hours from her high school career. She has participated in a VCU Sports Medicine internship where she shadowed orthopedic doctors in their patient evaluations and watched surgeries. Caroline was chosen for the advisory committee for the first ever school wide service day, and she was a also a site coordinator at the Boys and Girls Club for Salvation Army. She is a tutor for Saint Gertrude’s elementary students after school. Caroline is a camp counselor for Saint Gertrude’s Basketball Camp and Art Camp as well as FC Richmond’s Soccer Camp.

Caroline has won a dinner for two and is now in the running for the $25,000 scholarship. Watch the Fox Richmond – WRLH interview and the Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award interviews to learn more about Caroline! Remember to check Facebook for more information about each weekly scholar athlete throughout the school year!