Pursuit of Perfection Leadership Award Nominee Week #24 – Hannah Cornman of Cosby High School!

Congratulations to our 24th Lexus Pursuit of Perfection Leadership Award nominee, Hannah Cornman.  Hannah has a 4.54 GPA at Cosby High School and is ranked 18th in her graduating class. She was a commended student in the National Merit scholarship program this year and received and has been an American Mensa member during her high school career. Her other academic achievements include Salem college Alumnae Association Book Award Scholarship, Foreign Language student of the year, Beta and National Honor Society club member. Hannah’s extra-curricular activities include Junior and Senior Advisory Council, Yearbook staff, Key club, LeadAmerica Leadership University at George Washington University and shadowing Dr. Thomas Loughran who is a VCU Sports Medicine Orthopedist. Her athletics include varsity soccer, varsity basketball, Richmond Kickers Elite travel team and Virginia Olympic Development Program. Hannah enjoys giving back to her community by working with the Woodlake Environmental Committee, Tri-City Work Camp and other volunteer opportunities through the Richmond Kickers soccer club.

As a finalist, she has received a Dinner for Two and an opportunity to compete for the $10,000 scholarship.

Lexus new Generation 8 technology: in limited 2014 models

If you bring your vehicle in for service and drive a 2014 IS, CT, or GX while your vehicle is serviced at Lexus of Richmond, one of the first things you will likely notice is the technology.  Named Generation 8 in Lexus vehicles, this generation of technology boasts new features that haven’t existed in previous generations of Lexus vehicles. A few of these features are the ability to select how many “favorites” for phone contacts you would like, from 6-36, customizing the location of apps on the AppSuite, a 3-dimensional map that includes life-like, true to appearance buildings in major cities, and advanced voice recognition, which means you can speak using full sentences instead of abbreviated commands.  The Generation 8 technology is bound to make your modern life easier and we think will make your modern life simpler, easier, & more fun.  Take a look at it in one of the vehicles the next time you are in Lexus of Richmond.

Pursuit of Perfection Leadership Award Nominee Week #23 – Anthony Carson of Monacan High School!

Congratulations to our 23rd Lexus of Richmond Pursuit of Perfection Leadership Award nominee, Anthony Carson.  Anthony has a 4.47 GPA at Monacan High School and is ranked 8th in his graduating class. His academic achievements include West Point Leadership Award, National Honor Society, Spanish Honors Society, President’s Award for Academic Excellence and is a Jefferson Scholarship nominee for Monacan.  Anthony’s extra-curricular activities include Senior Class Historian, Student Leadership Council, Beta Club, Psychology Club, Freshman Mentor Program and his church’s youth group. Anthony is the QB and captain of his varsity football team and was also part of his school’s varsity basketball team where he was 1st Team All-District All-Academic in both sports. He enjoys giving back to his community by working with Stop Hunger Now, Miracle League Baseball and was a counselor at Monacan youth football and basketball camps.

As a finalist, he has received a Dinner for Two and an opportunity to compete for the $10,000 scholarship. 

Pursuit of Perfection Leadership Award Nominee Week #22 – Chelsea Matthews of Lee-Davis High School!

Congratulations to our 22nd Lexus Pursuit of Perfection Leadership Award Nominee, Chelsea Matthews.  Chelsea has a 4.69 GPA at Lee-Davis High School and is ranked 2nd in her graduating class. Her academic achievements include National Honor Society, BETA club, AP Scholar with Distinction Award and she received several All Academic Awards in volleyball and Tennis. Chelsea stays busy with several extracurricular activities such as Student Organization for Developing Attitudes, Interact, Student Council Association, and was part of her class council for the past two years. Her athletic achievements are extensive but to highlight a few she was 1st Team All-Conference Girls Volleyball, 1st Team All-Region Girls Volleyball and received several awards through her schools tennis team. Chelsea enjoys giving back to her community by working as a math tutor and a volleyball/tennis instructor for summer camp programs.

As a finalist, she has received a Dinner for Two and an opportunity to compete for the $10,000 scholarship.

Lexus Enform App Suite: Making your modern life easier with Lexus technology

You might be interested to know a new update for 2014 Lexus new car buyers: Lexus Enform App Suite now comes free for a one year trial with any purchase of a 2014 new Lexus vehicle!   The Lexus Enform App Suite includes a few features for assistance with making your driving time more enjoyable, that include iHeart Radio, Bing, Yelp, Pandora, Movietickets.com, OpenTable, & Facebook Places.  Our technology specialists are on hand to help you get set up with these features, so you can enjoy playing your Pandora account through your vehicle speakers, for example.  iHeart Radio gives you access to more than 750 American favorite local radio stations with commercial-free shows, news and traffic.  You can search for theaters, movies, show times, purchase tickets and navigate to a theater’s location using MovieTickets.com.  With OpenTable you can search from over 20,000 US restaurants, make a reservation, call or navigate to a restaurant as well.  Learn more about these features from your local Lexus of Richmond salesperson and the Lexus of Richmond technology specialists, & enjoy a free year of Lexus Enform with your new 2014 Lexus vehicle!

Pursuit of Perfection Leadership Award Nominee Week #21 – Noah Green of Powhatan High School!

Congratulations to our 21st nominee, Noah Green! Noah has a 4.71 GPA at Powhatan High School where he is in the Debate Club, Servants of Christ Club, and is Co-President of St. Luke’s Episcopal Youth Group. Some of his academic achievements include the West Point Leadership award and the AP Scholar Award. Noah is the Captain of the High School Football Team and Wrestling Team, a thrower in Track and Field, and the catcher for the baseball team.

As a finalist, he has received a Dinner for Two and an opportunity to compete for the $10,000 scholarship.

Lexus of Richmond is proud to sponsor the 3rd Annual Westchester Shamrock 5K/1K Kids Fun Run!

Lexus of Richmond is proud to sponsor the 3rd Annual Westchester Shamrock 5K/1K Kids Fun Run again this year!  This year’s event will be held on Saturday, March 15, 2014 – St. Patrick’s Day!  Movin’ mania Heathly Kids Initiative is the official charitable fundraising partner of the Westchester Shamrock 5k.  By participating in the race and making a small contributionn, you can support the fight against childhood obesity. One hundred percent of the money raised stays right here in Richmond to help benefit children.  Every donation counts and no amount is too small.

Check out our General Manager, Tom Flood’s Sports Radio 910 interview yesterday with Wes McElroy talking about the Westchester Shamrock 5K – we are excited to be a part of this great event again this year!

To register for the Westchester Shamrock 5K/1K Kids Fun Run, visit https://endurancecui.active.com/event-reg/select-race?e=6385753 today!  There are only 14 days left to register!  We hope to see you at this great community event!

Pursuit of Perfection Leadership Award Nominee Week #20 – Robbie Courter of Lee-Davis High School!

Congratulations to our 20th Lexus Pursuit of Perfection Leadership Award Nominee, Robbie Courter! Robbie has a 4.73 GPA at Lee-Davis High School where he is in the National BETA Club, the SODA Club, the Do Something Club, and is the treasurer of the Board Game Club. Some of his academic achievements include the National honor society, Outstanding Academic Achievement AP US History, Outstanding Academic Achievement AP Calculus BC, and Academic Excellence IB Biology. Robbie played on the Varsity Soccer Team and swam for the Varsity Swim Team for all four years of high school and is the captain of both teams in his senior year.

As a finalist, he has received a Dinner for Two and an opportunity to compete for the $10,000 scholarship.

Pursuit of Perfection Leadership Award Nominee Week #19 – Brady Brown of Mills Godwin High School!

Congratulations to our 19th Lexus Pursuit of Perfection Leadership Award nominee, Brady Brown! Brady has a 4.997 GPA at Mills E. Godwin High School where she is 3rd in her class. She is in the National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, and is President of the Math Honor Society. Brady is an AP Scholar with Distinction and has received the Jefferson Book Award. She played volleyball for the Richmond Volleyball Club and for all four years at Godwin High School. Brady has been involved in the community with the Keyettes by collecting donations for the Salvation Army, participating with Operation Christmas Child, and tutoring 5th graders at Carver Elementary School.

As a finalist, she has received a Dinner for Two and an opportunity to compete for the $10,000 scholarship.

Pursuit of Perfection Leadership Award Nominee Week #18 – Samia McEachin of Mills Godwin High School!

Congratulations to our 18th Lexus Pursuit of Perfection Leadership Award Nominee, Samia McEachin of Mills E. Godwin High School! Samia has a 4.87 GPA at Mills E. Godwin High School where she is in the Keyettes, Ecology Club, and Medical Club. Some of her academic achievements include the Math Honors Society, Spanish Honors society, and an AP scholar with Distinction. Samia plays forward for the Varsity Basketball Team and is a two time All-District, All-Region, and All-Metro discus thrower. She gives back to the community by volunteering at the Cross Over Healthcare Ministry, Bandit’s Adoption and Rescue of K-9’s (BARK), and Mills Godwin Basketball Camp.

As a finalist, she has received a Dinner for Two and an opportunity to compete for the $10,000 scholarship.