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Lexus of Richmond’s 24th Leadership Award Week 3 – Mohini Johri

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Lexus of Richmond’s week 3 nominee for the Leadership Award Scholarship is Mohini Johri of The Collegiate School. An AP Scholar with Distinction, Mohini scored a 1550 out of 1600 on the SAT test and has a current 4.27 GPA. In 2018 she participated in the Cochrane Summer Economic Institute Internship at Startup Virginia, and she completed an internship with a physician at VCU. Following her research on ‘The Effect of Various Chewing Gum Flavors on the Reduction of Mouth Microbes’, Mohini took 3rd place at the Virginia Junior Academy of Science in 2015. This school year, she received The Collegiate School’s nomination for the Byrd Leadership Scholarship. She has also been acknowledged as a National Merit Commended Scholar in 2018.

An active participant in Collegiate’s community, Mohini has been involved in numerous activities  throughout high school. She is currently the Co-President of the Darr -Davis Investment Board as well as the President of the Spanish Club. Mohini is a two year member of the Collegiate Community Council. Since 2017 Mohini has been a peer tutor in chemistry and an admissions tour leader. She served as an ambassador for the International Emerging Leaders Conference put on by Collegiate. Outside of school Mohini participates in piano lessons, classical Indian dance, painting and ceramics.

As a junior Mohini served as a captain to three varsity sports including: cross country, winter track and spring track. She is the current captain of the cross country team in her senior season. Mohini has received honors like the Coaches Award, Spirit Award and the Team Award across the three sports. Mohini was named All-LIS at the 2018 LIS Cross Country Championship. In 2016 she received an Honorable Mention All-State selection for the 4×800 relay. As a junior she was named to the 1st Team All-LIS, 1st Team All-Metro, and All-State Honorable Mention all for the 4×800 relay.

Since 2013 Mohini has been involved in Sportable. This non-profit organization plans various sporting events for people of all ages with disabilities or special needs. As a senior she was selected to lead the Collegiate retreat Community: Challenges and Leadership for the Collegiate seventh graders. Starting in 2017 Mohini is a student helper for the admission department at Collegiate. She has been a member of the Collegiate Community Council and is a volunteer tutor at the Saturday Academy at Oak Grove Bellemeade School.

Mohini has won a dinner for two and is now in the running for the $10,000 scholarship. Watch the Fox Richmond – WRLH interview and the Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award interview to learn more about Mohini! Remember to check Facebook for more information about each weekly nominee throughout the school year!

Lexus of Richmond’s 24th Leadership Award Week 2 – Eliza Woodfin

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Lexus of Richmond’s week 2 nominee for the Leadership Award Scholarship is Eliza Woodfin of St. Catherine’s School.With her current 4.23 GPA, Eliza has been on the Honor Roll or Head’s List every semester of high school. Eliza was recognized by the NFCA as an All American Scholar Athlete as a freshman and sophomore. In 2017 Eliza participated in the Ivy League Parent Teen Business Program at Harvard Business School, and she was involved in the Girl’s Advancing in STEM conference at Stanford. Recently Eliza was selected for Columbia University’s Summer Immersion Dean’s Leadership Award which is given to the top students in the program.

In her time at St. Catherine’s Eliza has been involved in numerous activities and organizations. In 2017 she founded the school’s Chemistry Club. She has been a member of the Chinese Club since 2015, and she received recognition for the Youth Chinese Test 3 years in a row. From 2015 through 2017 Eliza was also a Student Ambassador for her school.

Eliza has been a member of the indoor and outdoor track, cross country and softball teams while attending St. Catherine’s. On the indoor track team since 2016 Eliza is a captain for her senior season. In 2018 she was chosen for the All Metro 1st Team and received an All State Honorable Mention. Eliza joined the outdoor track team in 2018 and earned a spot on the All Metro 1st Team. Additionally in 2018 both the indoor and outdoor track teams won the LIS and State Championships. Outside of her school career, Eliza is a competitive skier on the Wintergreen Race Team. A part of this racing team since 2008, she traveled with the group to Austria in 2015 and 2017 for extended summer training.

As a member of First Presbyterian Church, Eliza assists a fellow member family with sextuplets get to and from church every week. She has also been a preschool summer camp teacher at her church. She has spent time volunteering for organizations such as the Hilliard House, Caritas and Shalom Farms. In 2017 Eliza volunteered at iCan Shine Organization, and helped disabled children learn to ride bicycles.

Eliza has won a dinner for two and is now in the running for the $10,000 scholarship. Watch the Fox Richmond – WRLH interview and the Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award interview to learn more about Eliza! Remember to check Facebook for more information about each weekly nominee throughout the school year!

Since It’s October…

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As the movie Mean Girls once said, “On Wednesday’s we wear pink!”

We also wear pink to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

This show-stopper of a car is a Lexus LFA. The LFA is a 2 passenger, rear wheel drive high performance coupe. With it’s 4.8 liter V-10 engine, the LFA can hit 553 horsepower at 8700 rpm. The vehicle is a 6 speed automated manual transmission, and it can go zero to 60 mph in 3.5 seconds.

*Only 500 Lexus LFA’s were produced. Production lasted December 2010 – December 2012.


Some additional specs on the LFA:

  • Wheelbase: 102.6 in
  • Length: 177.4 in
  • Width: 74.6 in
  • Height: 48 in
  • Fuel Economy: 14/20 mpg

October Service Specials!

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Lexus of Richmond’s October 2018 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:

  • Complete Front or Rear Brake Job
  • Battery Installation
  • Genuine Lexus Wiper Blades
  • Tire Purchase and Installation

*These prices are valid through October 31, 2018.

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

Lexus of Richmond’s 24th Leadership Award Week 1 – Lisa Qin

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We are excited to kick off our 24th Annual Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award nominees with Lisa Qin of Maggie Walker Governor’s School. Lisa currently has GPA of 4.67, and she scored a 1580 out of a possible 1600 on the SATs. Additionally she has received 4 perfect scores on AP tests. She is a member of the National Honor Society, Spanish NHS, English NHS, and the American Sign Language NHS. Lisa is also the Co-President of the Science NHS and the Co-Secretary of Mu Alpha Theta. In 2018 Lisa received a Gold Medal for the National Spanish Exam. She has also received the Virginia Dental Association Research Award. Lisa was a finalist for the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, and Lisa was the Grand Prize Winner for the Metro Richmond Science Fair.

Since sophomore year, Lisa has been involved in student government as the Class of 2019 Treasurer at Maggie Walker. In 2018 Lisa completed a Medical Science internship with VCU. Throughout all four years of high school, Lisa has been in the Model UN where she has served as the Committee Chair.  She is also a member of Maggie Walker’s Spanish Club (2018-2019 Treasurer) and the RAMPS Club (2018-2019 Club Secretary). Other involvement includes the ASL Club, the HACK Club and writing for Maggie Walker’s Literary Magazine.

A varsity golf team member since freshman year, Lisa has served as a captain. She received the coaches award in 2015. She qualified for the VHSL Golf State Championship in 2016, and in 2017 she finished in the top 20. Outside of golf, Lisa is also a four year member of the varsity basketball team and a two year captain.

Over the years Lisa has been involved in various service projects. She has given time to fundraise for charities through the Model UN and as a student ambassador. She has volunteered with the Cub Scouts of America Cardinal Day Camps. Lisa has even worked with the Richmond Friends of the Homeless Food Distribution and the Making a Miracle Stories Animal Adoption.

Lisa has won a dinner for two and is now in the running for the $10,000 scholarship. Watch the Fox Richmond – WRLH interview and the Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award interview to learn more about Lisa! Remember to check Facebook for more information about each weekly nominee throughout the school year!

Champions for Charity 2018 Golf Tournament

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Lexus of Richmond’s Annual Champions for Charity Golf Tournament was held on Wednesday, September 12, at Independence Golf Club.

Lucky the rain from Hurricane Florence held off, and we had a great day for golf! Everyone thoroughly enjoyed themselves on the course. Our morning round of golfers were competing for the opportunity to win a trip to Pebble Beach to play in their tournament, and the women were competing for the chance to win a trip to Boars Head Resort in Charlottesville.

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The course at Independence had 4 opportunities for hole-in-one with the prize being a paid for 2 year lease on a new Lexus! During the afternoon round, we had two Belle Isle tents set up on the course for our participants. The evening wrapped up with some snacks and refreshments during the award ceremony.

All proceeds go towards Bon Secours Richmond Health Care Foundation, Care-A-Van mobile health program.

For more information, please click here.

24th Annual Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award

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The 24th Annual Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award is about to begin once again for the 2018-2019 school year!

Each week will feature one new high school senior student athlete. Every student featured will have been nominated by their respective school officials. The nominees are all qualified individuals who excel in the classroom, in athletics, in extra circulars, and are heavily involved in their community. At the end of the school year, the 30 nominees will be celebrated with a banquet where a winner will be announced, and he or she will receive a $10,000 scholarship!

Make sure to keep an eye on our blog for weekly posts and check out the interviews on our Lexus of Richmond YouTube page and Fox Richmond – WRLH featuring our wonderful nominees!

September Service Specials

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Lexus of Richmond’s September 2018 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:

  • Genuine Lexus Wiper Blades
  • Complete Front or Rear Brake Job
  • Battery Installation
  • All New Tires + Alignment

*These prices are valid through September 30, 2018.

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

August Service Specials!

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Lexus of Richmond’s August 2018 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:

  • Power Steering Flush
  • Brake Job
  • Lexus of Richmond Plus Package

*These prices are valid through August 31, 2018.

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

Lexus of Richmond’s 2019 Lexus ES Training

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Lexus of Richmond associates recently traveled to the Toyota Training Center in Maryland for training sessions on the All New 2019 Lexus ES! Over the course of two weeks; sales associates, technology specialists, service advisors, technicians, managers and more attended different sessions to learn about this entirely redesigned vehicle.

This training included a classroom setting for open discussion, hands-on demonstration of new technology and features including Apple CarPlay and Amazon Alexa, and driving courses.

Call us at 804.323.8000 or stop by and learn about this vehicle and all it has to offer!

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