Lexus of Richmond’s week 9 nominee for the Leadership Award Scholarship is Jillian Butler from Clover Hill High School. She is currently ranked in the top 1% of her class with a 4.8 GPA. During sophomore year, Jillian was named the French Student of the Year and the Math/Science Exemplary Student of the Year. Junior year, she received the honor of AP Biology Student of the Year and was inducted into the National Honor Society.
On the Clover Hill Swim Team, Jillian is currently the team captain and has received the the Coaches Award for Leadership. She also swims for Poseidon and Woodland Pond Swim Team. For Woodland, she is the team record holder in the 50 free, 50 breast and 100 IM, and the league record holder in the 50 breaststroke. She has also played for Clover Hill’s varsity soccer team all 4 years of school where she has accumulated multiple awards and is currently a captain of the team. In other areas of school, Jillian attended Girls State in 11th grade. She is a member of the school’s French Club and Key Club. During 9th and 10th grade she participated in VCU’s Medical Career Explorers.
Jillian has spent her time volunteering for Special Olympics of Virginia for their swim meets for all four years of high school, and she has also volunteered as a coach for the Woodland Pond Swim Team. She has been a school tutor throughout high school as well. Jillian has also spent time with the Children’s Hospital of Richmond, March of Dimes and the Salvation Army Soup Kitchen.
Jillian 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 Drive interview to learn more about Jillian! Remember to check Facebook for more information about each weekly nominee throughout the school year!