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Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award Week 1 – Lauren McCarey

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Lexus of Richmond’s week one nominee for the Leadership Award Scholarship is Lauren McCarey of Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School. With a 4.3 GPA, she scored a 1530 out of a possible 1600 on the SAT’s. Lauren is a member of the National Honor Society as well as the Latin and English Honor Societies. She has scored 3 perfect 5’s on AP tests and in 2017 she was named an AP Scholar with Honors.

As a four-year Varsity field hockey player, Lauren is currently the team captain for her senior season. In 2014 the team was the Virginia 4A State Runner Up. Throughout her high school career, Lauren has collected accolades including: All-State 2nd Team, All-Region 1st Team, Richmond Times Dispatch All Metro 2nd Team, and All-Conference 1st Team. Additionally, Lauren has played defense for the Varsity soccer team since 2015, and she had previously been the JV soccer team captain.

This past summer Lauren participated in a mentorship at the Richmond Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank, and she plans to put that experience to good use as she explores various aspects of economics in college and beyond. Lauren is a member of Maggie Walker’s RAMPS Club or Ramp Access Made Possible by Students, and she is a part of Club SECSEE (Saving the Earth through Conservation, Sustainability, and Environmental Education).

Ever present and active in the community, Lauren is involved with the Girls with Goals Leadership Academy and the Autism Society of Central Virginia Bowling Buddies. She recently held an internship with the Greater Richmond Fit4Kids. Lauren has been a volunteer coach for the U-10 Field Hockey with Panthers United. She has also spent time with organizations including Relay for Life, the Special Olympics and Millwood School Summer Camps.

Lauren 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 Lauren! Remember to check Facebook for more information about each weekly nominee throughout the school year!

Pre Owned Vehicle of the Week

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Lexus of Richmond’s Pre Owned Vehicle of the Week is this 2014 Lexus IS 350 C.

What a stunner! You will love driving your silver lining convertible beauty with it’s striking red interior. With just over 3,700 miles, it still feels like new! Equipped with a 3.5 liter V-6 engine and 306 horsepower. From the Dark Gray Bird’s Eye Maple Interior Trim and the perforated semi-aniline leather seats with heating and ventilating abilities, no stone was left unturned in the design. Convenience features include: bluetooth, tilt and telescopic steering wheel, navigation system, backup camera and rain sensing wipers.  Other great features include: Lexus Premium audio system, heated side mirrors and intuitive parking assist.

Call or email our Internet Sales Team today (804.323.8000) for more details. Sales prices are subject to change so we recommend confirmation by phone.

Pre Owned Vehicle of the Week

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Lexus of Richmond’s Pre Owned Vehicle of the Week is this 2016 Lexus GX 460.

Don’t let this stunning Claret Mica GX pass you by! With it’s 4.6 liter V8 engine and 301 HP horsepower, you will love this like brand new vehicle with under 9,000 miles. As the driver, you will enjoy all the top of the line features. First and foremost; the Mark Levinson Premium Surround Sound with 17 speakers and 330 watts will blow you away. With luxury features from the heated steering wheel to the heated and ventilated front seats and the heated middle row outboard seats, everyone will revel in long drives. Other great features include: blind spot monitor, intuitive parking assist, rain sensing wipers, semi-aniline leather seats, a navigation system, and the back-up camera.

Call or email our Internet Sales Team today (804.323.8000) for more details. Sales prices are subject to change so we recommend confirmation by phone.

Pre Owned Vehicle of the Week

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Lexus of Richmond’s Pre Owned Vehicle of the Week is this 2015 Lexus RC F.

Infrared never looked so good! This RC F is everything you’ve ever dreamed of with it’s 5 liter V8 engine and 467 hp horsepower. Once seated inside, you find the navigation system, backup camera and Mark Levinson Audio equipped with 5.1 surround sound, 17 speakers and 835 watts. Safety features include; blind spot monitor, rear cross traffic alert and parking assist. The exterior features LED headlamps, in-mirror turn signals, remote window operation. Other convenience options include; heated and ventilated seats, rain sensing wipers, and heated driver and passenger mirror.

Call or email our Internet Sales Team today (804.323.8000) for more details. Sales prices are subject to change so we recommend confirmation by phone.

Lexus of Richmond’s 22nd Scholarship Award Winner

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The 22nd Annual Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award program had another excellent with  year with 30 incredible, high school senior nominees! We hope you enjoyed getting to know these student-athlete scholarship nominees as we did this past school year. Our winner was chosen based on academic performance, athletic achievement, extra curricular activities and contributions to the community.

Alyse Armentrout of Atlee High School has been a lauded student throughout her high school career. With an acclaimed GPA of 4.6, Alyse is a member of the National Honor Society and the German National Honor Society as well as the National BETA Club. In 2016 she was the recipient of the Randolph College Book Award which goes to an outstanding high school junior who excels in academics and is a leader outside the classroom. Additionally in 2016, she received the Silberkunde (Silver Award) for an achievement distinction on the National German Exam.

While attending Atlee, Alyse has been a member of the student council since freshman year, and has been the class secretary since sophomore year. Throughout her high school career, Alyse has been an active member of the Key Club and the German Club. During senior year, she was the Popp Leader for SODA (Student Organization for Developing Attitudes). SODA is a team of top high school students selected to mentor fourth graders to improve self esteem and assist with attitudes and social issues. She is the President of the BETA Club and Vice President of Finance in the DECA Club. As a part of the DECA Club, Alyse is an International ICDC Competitor. In 2015 she placed in the state, and in 2016 she was the state runner up.

Having been a varsity basketball player for 4 years, Alyse was the captain for her senior season. Playing center, she scored her 1,000th career point on January 4, 2017. During her senior year, the Richmond Times Dispatch recognized her as a girls basketball scoring leader, and for her junior year, the Times selected her for the 3rd Team All Metro. Some accolades include: VHSL Conference 16 Player of the Year, Atlee High’s MVP, VHSL First Team All State and First Team All Metro to name a few. Alyse also excels on the soccer field as a 4 year varsity midfielder. In 2016 she was chosen for the 2nd Team All Conference and All Academic team throughout all four seasons.

Ever present and active in the community, Alyse has been a part of the Shady Grove TEAMeffort Mission. With this group, she traveled to New Orleans in 2015 to assist with Hurricane Katrina recovery; and in 2016, the group went to Blue Knob, Pennsylvania to serve families and ministries in need. Alyse has worked with Little Big Feet Meet as a Special Olympics Ambassador. She has worked with organizations such as: Rise Against Hunger, Ruriteens, BARK, Upward Sports and Fox Holiday Socks to name a few. Alyse and fellow student even collaborated to execute a tutoring program for 2nd graders at Cool Spring Elementary. This program allows for high schools students to assist with the children’s reading, spelling and math educations.

We at Lexus of Richmond applaud Alyse for her academic achievement, athletic skill, extra curricular activities and time spent helping the community. We are pleased to present and support this outstanding young lady. We know Alyse will continue to excel as she moves forward and continues to experience amazing.

Join Us for Our 2nd Annual Champions for Charity Golf Tournament

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Lexus of Richmond is proud to present our 2nd Annual Champions for Charity Golf Tournament to be held on June 14 and 15 at Independence Gold Club!

On Wednesday the 14th, tournament players will join us at 5:30PM for a pairing party. Immediately after at 6PM, we will Experience Amazing as we hold our Lexus of Richmond Launch Party for the LC/LS/LX models.

On Thursday the 15th, we will host our day long golf tournament. At 8AM, our Independence Flight will begin for a casual, fun round. Then the Pine Needles and Pebble Beach Flights will begin at 1:30PM. Pine Needles players will be playing for a chance to win a trip to the Pine Needles Golf Resort in Pine Needles, North Carolina. Pebble Beach players will be playing for a spot in the National Lexus Champions for Charity event at the Pebble Beach Resort in Pebble Beach, California.

Proceeds from the two-day event will benefit RVA’s East End with the Sarah Garland Jones Center – Bon Secours.

To learn more information, please click here.

To register for the golf tournament, please click here.

 

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Pre Owned Vehicle of the Week

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Lexus of Richmond’s Pre Owned Vehicle of the Week is this 2015 Lexus RC 350.

This Obsidian beauty will constantly bring a smile to your face. As an all wheel drive vehicle with 306 horsepower and 3.5 liter V6 engine, it is an absolute joy to drive. Inside you’ll find and love the navigation system, back-up camera with dynamic grid lines, as well as the heated and ventilated front seats. This coupe features and moonroof, heated side mirrors, and blind spot monitor with rear cross traffic alert. Other features include; remote window operation, front video location monitor, and gear shift controls on steering wheel.

Call or email our Internet Sales Team today (804.323.8000) for more details. Sales prices are subject to change so we recommend confirmation by phone.

Virginia Hops and Barley Festival

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On May 13th Lexus of Richmond was proud to be a sponsor for the Virginia Hops and Barley Festival. This year the event was held at Westchester Commons to accommodate the growth they have seen recently. We were lucky enough to see a stop in the rain for the day as it rained for two days straight before the event.

There were 20 different craft breweries featured with various beers to sample as well as multiple food trucks scattered throughout the space. The crowd had a wonderful time listening to the live music while tasting the beer. Overall it was a great day out enjoyed by all, and we enjoyed mingling in the crowd and having a excellent time with everyone.

To learn more about this event, click here.

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Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award Week 30 – Nina Sorkin

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Lexus of Richmond’s week 30 nominee for the Leadership Award Scholarship is Nina Sorkin of Deep Run High School. As a member of the National Honor Society, she currently has a 4.01 GPA. Having been a consistent fixture on the A-B Honor Roll, Nina has been awarded an All Conference Academic Award from 2014 – 2016.

Since freshman year at Deep Run, Nina has played in the #1 position in singles and doubles varsity tennis. She is a three time reigning State Champion in Singles and Doubles having won both titles in 2014, 2015, and 2016. Nina is currently ranked #36 in the country, #1 in Virginia, and #3 in the Mid Atlantic.  She was selected as the All Metro Player of the Year freshman, sophomore and junior year. Nina is a three time All District, All Region, and team MVP, and during junior year, she was awarded the Athletic Director’s Award. In school, she is a yearbook committee member. She is also a part of her school’s Beta Club and Key Club.

Nina has been involved in Sportable with wheelchair tennis. Sportable is an organization that exists for people with physical and visual disabilities to be involved in athletics. She has volunteered for the Richmond Tennis Association for 10 and under tournaments as well as Buddy Ball Tennis clinics in 2016. In addition, Nina has spent time giving back through the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

Nina 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 Drive interview to learn more about Nina! Remember to check Facebook for more information about each weekly nominee throughout the school year!

Pre Owned Vehicle of the Week

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Lexus of Richmond’s Pre Owned Vehicle of the Week is this 2016 Toyota Highlander.

If you’re looking for an SUV with all the safety and entertainment features, look no further. With under 12,000 miles this like new Highlander is sure to meet all your needs with it’s front-wheel drive, 3.5 liter V6 engine and 270 horsepower. Inside you’ll love the 8″ touchscreen with navigation, radio, bluetooth phone/music and usb audio capabilities. The front bucket seats are heated and ventilated with perforated leather. 3 zone auto climate control, mirror signals, reclining rear seats, tilt and telescoping steering wheel, and much more all come together to make for your perfect next vehicle.

Call or email our Internet Sales Team today (804.323.8000) for more details. Sales prices are subject to change so we recommend confirmation by phone.