Shanthi Hiremath from Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School is the week 10 nominee for Lexus of Richmond’s Pursuit of Perfection Leadership Award. She participates in Cross Country and Track and Field at Maggie Walker, and holds several school records for her efforts in triple jump, pole vault and many others. Other than sports, she also participates in many extra-curriculars including being the Co-Director and Choreographer for the Richmond Olympiad Gymnastics Club (End of Year team), Student Health Organization, and Student Council Organization.
Shanthi volunteers at many places around the Richmond area. This includes the Richmond Animal League Sunday Cat Crew, where she assists with administering medications and cleaning the cat cages and shelters. She is also involved with the Maymont Foundation Visitor’s Center, SportsBackers, and Connor’s Heroes, an organization that creates birthday cards for children with cancer.
Shanthi 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, and the Driven to Perfection interview on www.lexusofrichmond.com/driventoperfection to learn more about Shanthi’s great achievements. Also check out Facebook for more information about each weekly nominee throughout the school year!