Congratulations Sarah Goodrich from Mills E. Godwin High School, our week 15 nominee for the Lexus of Richmond Pursuit of Perfection Leadership Award!
With a 4.79 GPA, Sarah has excelled academically throughout her high school career as an all-A honor roll student (every year), a member of the National Honor Society as well as the Math and French National Honor Societies, a recipient of the Social Studies Scholar Award and the Certificat de Reussite on the National French Exam, and having scored in the top 5% in the nation on her PSAT. She has been a member of the Keyettes, Medical, and French Clubs, and was also VP of her class. Sarah has been successful on the field as well: a member of her school’s JV team, Sarah took up running between seasons to stay in shape and had a great deal of success on the track. As a runner she earned numerous accolades including the Coach’s Award, 1st Team All-Metro, All-State, All-Region and All-Conference and was a member of the state champion team for cross-country. In track and field she earned Most Valuable Runner, All-State, All- Region, and All-Conference, and was the 2014 Indoor State Champion (4×800) and the 2014 Outdoor State Runner-up (4×800). Outside of school, Sarah has been active in the community by volunteering for several organizations including the Children’s Museum of Virginia, BARK, and Feedmore. Sarah will be running for William and Mary in the fall.
Sarah has won a dinner for two at Fleming’s Steakhouse and is now in the running for the $10,000 scholarship. Watch the Fox Richmond – WRLH interview video to learn more about Sarah’s great achievements, and check out our Scholarship app on Facebook for more information about each weekly nominee throughout the school year!