Caroline Hastings of Hanover High School is Lexus of Richmond’s week 25 nominee for the Leadership Award Scholarship. She is a member of the National Honor Society with a 4.43 GPA. Caroline is a Hanover County Scholar and member of the BETA Club. While competing at the Metro Richmond Science Fair, she was awarded the Virginia Water Works Award. She has received an Honorable Mention on both the National Latin Exam and the National German Exam.
As a member of the Williamsburg Boat Club Rowing Team, Caroline has placed at various events and competitions. She placed 1st at event such as: Head of the Occoquan, Head of the James, and Mathews Regatta. She also took home a third place finish at the Mid-Atlantic Youth Championship. Caroline plans to continue rowing in college as she is set to sign on with La Salle University in the coming weeks. She is also an accomplished runner as she has competed for the cross country team as well as outdoor and indoor track. She is as member of Hanover High’s Model United Nations, the German Club, and the Environmental Science Club. She is the President of the Latin Club, President of the FBLA and the Vice President of DECA.
Involved in the community, Caroline received a Silver Award from the Richmond City Library and a Bronze award from the SPCA. She has been a part of the Cystic Fibrosis Walk and the Richmond Marathon. Other organizations she participates with include Angel Tree, Caritas and Stop Hunger Now; and she picks up trash around the James River.
Caroline 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 Caroline! Remember to check Facebook for more information about each weekly nominee throughout the school year!