Lexus of Richmond’s week 18 nominee for the Leadership Award Scholarship is Calie Rehme of Powhatan High School. Having a 4.3762 GPA, she is ranked 8th out of 340 students. She is a member of the National Honor Society, the National English Honor Society, and the Computer Science Honor Society. She has been on the All A Honor Roll since 2015. In 2016 Calie was selected as the AP Environmental Student of the Year. Calie was awarded the West Point Leadership Award in 2018.
While attending Powhatan, Calie has been involved in numerous student groups and activities outside the classroom. She is the President and Founder of the Foreign Language Club. The members of this club will teach foreign language classes to local elementary students after school to help spark their interest in a particular language or culture at an early age. Calie is the Founder and Host of the Annual Powhatan Warrior Run where all proceeds are donated to The Wounded Warrior Project. Additionally she has Founded the Powhatan Warrior Scholarship for PHS students applying for a ROTC program, enlisting in the military, or applying to a US service academy. Calie is the treasurer for the Computer Science Honor Society. She is a Peer Ambassador for the school and a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Calie founded the Monday Mindset at Powhatan which is a weekly morning announcement from members of the National Honor Society, where the members will share encouraging or meaningful quotes.
Throughout her time in high school Calie has been a member of the Varsity Field Hockey team since her freshman year, playing as a midfielder. As a sophomore she was named to the 2nd Team All District and 2nd Team All Region. Following her junior season Calie was selected for the 1st Team All District and the 2nd Team All Region. In 2018 as a senior she was recognized as 1st Team All District and 1st Team All Region, and Calie was chosen for the Richmond Times Dispatch First Team All-Metro. Calie has also been a part of Powhatan’s Varsity Basketball team and the Varsity Indoor Track and Field teams. Since 2017 Calie has been a part of the River City Crew. She rows as part of a Women’s Varsity 4 boat. She and her teammates qualified for the Regionals in 2017 and 2018.
Ever present and active in her community, Calie is no stranger to volunteering her time for service projects. Calie has participated with Backpacks of Love since 2014. She is involved with the Caritas and with Feedmore. Calie has been on mission trips with Powhatan Community Church. Both in 2015, she was a coach for the Richmond Volleyball Club U11 team and an assistant coach for a YMCA Basketball team. Since 2015 Calie has been a counselor at the Trinity Basketball Camp. She additionally constructs blankets for the Children’s Hospital at Virginia Commonwealth University Hospital.
Calie 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 Calie! Remember to check Facebook for more information about each weekly nominee throughout the school year!