Lexus of Richmond’s 24th weekly nominee for the Leadership Award Scholarship is Will Pomeroy of Midlothian High School. Consistently on the Distinguished Honor Roll, Will has a current GPA of 4.77 which ranks him 4th in his graduating class. He scored a 1430 on the SAT out of a possible 1600, and he is an AP Scholar with Distinction. Will is a member of the National Honor Society, Science National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, and the National Business Honor Society. In his time at Midlothian, Will has been recognized as a Student of the Month and a Male Student of the Year. He has also received the Core Value Award. Will is a Jefferson Scholar Nominee and a Jefferson Book Award Recipient.
While attending Midlothian, Will has been involved with numerous activities and organizations. He is currently the President of the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) with nearly 200 members in the school. Will is also a member of the DECA Club which focuses on business, finance, marketing and entrepreneurship. He is involved in the Latin Club and the Young Life Club. Will is a part of the Sidekick Program where he assists with incoming freshman, and he is a member of the Stocks Club and Battle of the Brains.
A three sport Varsity athlete, Will is a part of the Football, Basketball, and Lacrosse teams. He was selected as a captain for all three teams as a senior, and he serves on the leadership council representing the football team. Will is a starting wide receiver and defensive back on the football field. As a junior he was recognized for the Honorable Mention All Region Team, and as a senior he was named to the 2nd Team All Region. Having been on varsity basketball all four years of school, Will is a starting point guard for the team; he was an All Region Honorable Mention as a junior. Also a starter for lacrosse, Will is a four year varsity player as a midfielder and face-off man. He was selected for the 2nd Team All Metro as a sophomore and junior and the 2nd Team All State as a sophomore. Will was selected for the 1st Team All Region following his 10th and 11th grade seasons, as a freshman he received a 2nd Team All Region nod. He is also a two time recipient of the 1st Team All Conference selection.
Throughout his high school career, Will has volunteered for the Medford Basketball League. Through this league he helps with basketball games during the school day which are played by special needs students. He has also assisted with the Midlothian Trojans Kids Basketball Camp every year. Along with his teammates Will has helped with the Trojan 40 Lacrosse Camp. As a part of the football team he also helps with table set up at Winfree Baptist Church.
Will 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 Will! Remember to check Facebook for more information about each weekly nominee throughout the school year!