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A Night In Tokyo

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On Tuesday, June 12, Lexus of Richmond held our event “A Night In Tokyo” at Independence Golf Club. A Night In Tokyo was a celebration of all things Lexus. The evening was inspired by the Lexus and Japanese craftsmanship, perfection, and amazing experiences.

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Throughout the night, we had several vehicles on the lawn at Independence. There were several LS 500’s as well as a RX 350 and a ES 350. We were even lucky enough to have a structural blue LC 500. There were only 300 structural blue LCs put into production, so we were honored to have one at Lexus of Richmond and our event.

To learn more about the structural blue LC, watch this video!

June Service Specials!

June Service Specials

Lexus of Richmond’s June 2018 Service Specials!

Check out our new service specials and deals! If you need any maintenance done on your vehicle make sure to look over our specials:

  • All New Tires + Alignment
  • Any Fluid Change
  • Battery Installation
  • Roof Cross Bar Insallation

*These prices are valid through June 30, 2018.

*Call 804.323.7695 to learn more or click here to read more about these deals!

Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award Week 30 – Lexi Long

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Lexus of Richmond is proud to present Lexi Long of Deep Run High School as the week 30 nominee for the Leadership Award Scholarship. An AP Scholar with Distinction she is the expected valedictorian with an overall 4.7 GPA. She scored a 1510 out of 1600 on the SATs, a 780 out of 800 on the SAT Math 2, and a 35 out of 36 on the ACTs. Lexi is a member of the National Honor Society where she is currently serving as the President. She is a member of the Math Honor Society, Science National Honor Society, and the Computer Science National Honor Society. A two time Principal’s Award recipient, Lexi has received a Wildcat Scholar Award for both Foreign Language and Science. She has received a NOCTI Web Design Certification and a Certificate of Distinction Award for Aspirations in Computing from the National Center for Woman and IT.

While attending Deep Run, Lexi has been a 4 year Varsity Soccer player. She plays midfield and forward, and as a senior she was a captain of the team. In 2016 she received the Most Improved Award and was the team’s leading goal scorer. She has been named to the 1st Team All Conference, 1st Team All Region, and the 2nd Team All State. Lexi has been a two year member of the Varsity Gymnastics team and was a captain for her senior season. In 2017 she received the Spirit Award, and in 2018 she was selected for the coaches award. She also took on one year of Varsity Swimming at Deep Run. Outside of her school athletic career, Lexi has participated in 14 years of club soccer with the Richmond United ENCL Club and 14 years of The Dominion Club Summer Swimming.

As a part of Deep Run’s Center for Information Technology, Lexi has been Class Representative for the Speciality Center. She has been a part of the Girls of the Center for Information Technology club, and has served as their Vice President and the Historian. She was selected to represent Deep Run as a freshman and sophomore for the Henrico County Student Congress. As a part of this group, students from each high school in the county hold meetings to discuss ideas on bringing the community together. She has served on her school’s Student Council Association and was the Class Historian. Lexi has been a member of the Beta Club, Key Club and Programming Club. In 2016 she attended the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Conference, and in 2017 Lexi was selected for the American Legion Auxiliary Virginia Girls State.

Involved in numerous organizations, Lexi is no stranger to giving back to her community. Through her school she is a math and science tutor for her peers. She has also volunteered and run several events a the Center for Information Technology. Lexi has been middle school mentor through a program called SODA. She is a 7 year volunteer for the Wyndham Swim and Racquet Club. Lexi has spent time with Caritas, and she has participated in a mission trip to Raleigh, NC. In 2015 Lexi was even recognized as the ENCL S’hero Community Leader of the Month.

Lexi 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 Lexi! Remember to check Facebook for more information about each weekly nominee throughout the school year!

Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award Week 29 – Kyle Thielsch

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Lexus of Richmond’s week 29 nominee for the Leadership Award Scholarship is Kyle Thielsch of The Math and Science High School at Clover Hill. Having a 4.63 GPA, Kyle scored a 1550 out of a possible 1600 on the SATs and a 35 out of a possible 36 on the ACTs. He received a perfect score of 800 on the SAT Math 2, and he earned 5 perfect scores on his AP tests as well. He is a member of the National Honor Society and is the tutoring coordinator for Clover Hill. Kyle is a part of the National English Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, and Tri-M Honor Society. He has been recognized as a National Merit Commended Scholar. Through Clover Hill he has received both the Freshman Math and Science High School Math Award and the Math and Science Excellence Award.

A four year Varsity Soccer midfielder for Clover Hill, Kyle was the captain for his final season. As a freshman and a sophomore Kyle was selected for the 2nd Team All Conference. Following his junior year he was named to the 1st Team All Conference as a defender. Kyle played two years of travel soccer for FC Richmond as a defender. Since sophomore year Kyle has taken up dance classes at Marianne Kelley’s School of Dance in order to better his ability to learn choreography and to better his performances for the Clover Hill Show Choir.

During his years at Clover Hill, Kyle has participated in several organizations. He is a member of the Student Council Association and the Beta Club. He is the President of the Cavalier Crazies, a student spirit organization. Kyle is a member of the school Show Choir and is currently the dance captain. He additionally has participated in various school musicals. Kyle played Emmett in Legally Blonde, the Beast in Beauty and the Beast, and Schroeder in Charlie Brown: The Musical.

Having a passion for soccer, Kyle has volunteered for the Special Olympics annually and U4 Soccer as a freshman and sophomore. As a junior he spent his time as an assistant coach for the Robious Middle School Boys Soccer Team. Through Clover Hill, Kyle volunteered for Stuff the Truck. The students collected supplies to send to victims of the floods in West Virginia in 2016. As a junior and senior, Kyle has been a freshman mentor to assist in the transition into high school, and he is an ambassador for the Math and Science High School at Clover Hill.

Kyle 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 Kyle! Remember to check Facebook for more information about each weekly nominee throughout the school year!

Pre Owned Vehicle of the Week

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Lexus of Richmond’s Pre Owned Vehicle of the Week is this 2018 Lexus LC 500.

An absolute showstopper! This Infrared beauty with under 5,000 miles is all you have ever wanted in a luxury sports car. It is equipped with a 5.0L V-8 CYL 10 Speed Automatic Transmission. You will love the interior features including the Navigation System, Bluetooth and the Mark Levinson Premium Surround Sound with 13 Speakers. The vehicle’s safety features includes an Emergency Communication System. Other great safety equipment includes a Blind Spot Monitor, Back-Up Camera, Lane Departure Alert, Dynamic Radar Cruise Control as well as Front and Rear Clearance Sonar. Convenience features on the vehicle include, but are not limited to: a heated steering wheel, heated and ventilated seats, heated door mirrors, tilt and telescoping steering wheel, and rain sensing wipers.

Call or email our Internet Sales Team today (804.323.8000) for more details. Sales prices are subject to change so we recommend confirmation by phone.

Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award Week 26 – Emily Mendelson

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Lexus of Richmond is proud to present Emily Mendelson of the Collegiate School as our week 26 nominee for the Leadership Award Scholarship. With her current 4.31 GPA she is ranked in the top 15% of her graduating class, and she is a member of the Cum Laude Honor Society. Emily received the Hirschler Science Research Award and the Elizabeth Bryson Powell Economics Award. In 2017 she was a FIRST Robotics Dean’s List Finalist. In 2016 Emily was the FIRST Chesapeake District Champion and the FIRST Hampton Roads District Champion.

While attending Collegiate, Emily has competed on the Varsity Winter Track team for six years and the Varsity Spring Track team for four seasons. For her time on the winter track team, Emily has been recognized as the MVP as a junior and senior. She has also received the Coaches Award and Rookie of the Year Award. For spring track Emily was awarded the MVP Award in 2017 and the Award for Excellence in 2016. Additionally she was selected for the ALL League of Independent Schools team and the All State team in 2015. In 2017 Emily set a school record in the 4x100m, and she qualified and ran in 2 events at the Penn Relays.

As a member of Collegiate’s Robotics Team, Emily is the captain and leader of women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). She is a member and currently the President of the Darr-Davis Investment Board at Collegiate. This group manages a portfolio worth $100,000 and works together to grow and develop their investments. As a junior and now senior, Emily works on the school Yearbook. She is the Arts and Campus Life Editor where she focuses on the day-to-day life of the students as well as occurrences such as homecoming, field trips or the spring play.

Since 2015, Emily has been a peer tutor for other students at Collegiate in subjects such as: physics, chemistry, pre-calculus, geometry and Chinese. During her freshman and sophomore years she was a classroom assistant at St. Andrews. Emily has volunteered her time to help people around the Richmond area with groups like Caritas and The Doorways.

Emily 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 Emily! Remember to check Facebook for more information about each weekly nominee throughout the school year!

Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award Week 24 – Grace Wielar

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Lexus of Richmond’s week 24 Leadership Award nominee is Grace Wielar of St. Catherine’s School. With a 4.1 overall GPA, Grace has received honors every semester of high school. Following her end of year AP Tests, she was named an AP Scholar. In 2017 Grace was selected as a USA Swimming Scholastic All American based on the combination of her GPA and swimming time standards.

Having been on St. Catherine’s Varsity Swim Team since 8th grade, Grace has received 5 Varsity Letters, and is the captain of the team for her senior year. Having qualified for States in 2014, she became a State Finalist in 2015, 2016 and 2017. She was named to the All State Team in seven events in 2015, 2016 and 2017. For the 200 freestyle and 100 butterfly, Grace was named to the All League of Independent Schools in 2017. She was recognized as part of the Richmond Times Dispatch All Metro Team in 2017. Grace is a member of the 2017 VISAA State Championship winning team, and she is the State Champion of the 200 medley relay. She holds 6 school records in the pool at St. Catherine’s, and in 2017 she was the recipient of the Golden Goggles Award (MVP). She has also recently committed to swim for Villanova next year.

Outside of athletics, Grace is involved with her church youth group and is a part of various groups at St. Catherine’s. She is a member of the Speak-Up Club which focuses on mental health, personal reflection and suicide awareness/prevention. She is a Student Ambassador where Grace leads prospective students and parents on tours of the school. Grace was additionally a part of the school’s 125th Anniversary Greeting Committee. Other organizations she participates with include: surfrider club, a dance group Joni and the knitting club.

Committed to giving back to her community, Grace is involved with numerous worthy groups and causes. With her passion for swimming, she volunteers with the Special Olympics and at swim clinics and master swim meets. She spends time with the Saturday Academy at St. Christopher’s for underprivileged children in RVA. Grace has spent time with Feedmore, the Hilliard House and Tool Bank as well.

Grace 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 Grace! Remember to check Facebook for more information about each weekly nominee throughout the school year!

Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award Week 23 – Courtney Rosser

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Courtney Rosser of Hanover High School is Lexus of Richmond’s week 23 nominee for the Leadership Award Scholarship. As a part of her graduating class’ top 10, she has a current 4.65 GPA and has been in the National Honor Society since 2016. For her senior year, Courtney has held the position of Events Chair in the NHS where she organizes fundraisers and events for the group. She is a member of the Beta Club, and is a Hanover Scholar as she has maintained a 4.0 throughout high school. In 2017 Courtney received the West Point Society of Richmond Leadership Award for excellent performance in academics, athletics, community service and leadership.

As a four year member of Hanover’s Varsity Soccer team, Courtney plays defensive midfield and center defense, and she is the captain for her senior season. In 2017 she received the Defensive Player of the Year Award from Hanover. In 2016 and 2017 she was named to the 1st Team All Conference. In 2016 she was selected for the 2nd Team All Region. During both her junior and senior years, Courtney additionally played for the Richmond Kickers Elite Soccer Team, and in 2017 the team won the Women and Girls in Soccer Championship. Courtney additionally runs indoor track where she qualified for States in the 4x800m and the 2 mile. On the cross country team, she was a Regional and State runner for the 5k.

Since 2015, Courtney has been a part of the Student Organization for Developing Attitudes (SODA). Through this organization she prepared lesson plans for 4th graders and worked to help these students make positive choices in life and better their community. She has also been involved in Teachers for Tomorrow. As a Teacher Cadet, Courtney worked in a 2nd grade classroom to prepare and then teach lesson plans.

During her time in her Church Youth Group, Courtney has participated in mission trips to Lynchburg and Alabama. During these two trips she spent time scrapping paint off of houses and repainting, trimming rose bushes, cutting grass and weeding gardens. Courtney has volunteered for her high school by setting up for prom and helping in the concession stand during basketball games. She has also been involved with other organizations like Habitat for Humanity and Rise Against Hunger.

Courtney 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 Courtney! Remember to check Facebook for more information about each weekly nominee throughout the school year!

Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award Week 22 – Ralph Levy

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Lexus of Richmond is proud to present our Leadership Award Scholarship week 22 nominee, Ralph Levy from St. Christopher’s School. With a 4.5 GPA, he is in the top 5 of his class. He has been on the high honors list every year, and he is an AP Scholar with Honors. During sophomore year Ralph received a History Research Paper Award. In 2017 he was chosen to attend the Summer Residential Governor’s School Program for Math, Science and Technology at Lynchburg College. Ralph has been selected by St. Chris faculty for the William’s College Book Award and the UNC Morehead-Cain Scholarship.

While attending St. Chris, Ralph was a member of the JV Wrestling team as a freshman and the Varsity team as a senior. Having not wrestled in two years, the Richmond Times Dispatch ranked him the #1 heavyweight wrestler in the city. This season the team won its’ 17th consecutive Prep League Championship and then won their 12th State Championship. The team is for the 1st time in school history ranked #1 in the state. Ralph won the heavyweight division at the VA Prep League State Championship and was the runner up at the VISAA State Championship. As a two year member of the Varsity Football team, Ralph played center-offensive line. During these two seasons, the team won a Prep League Championship, earned a #2 ranking in the state and finished in the state semi-finals.

During his time in high school, Ralph has co-founded a student run group called MIND or Mental Illness Needs Discussion. After seeing close friends go through depression, he and another student co-founded and now run the discussion group. Ralph is a four year member of the Beaux Ties, a student run a cappella group at St. Chris, and he is a member of the jazz band playing the saxophone. Ralph is a member of the student council and is a peer advisor to assist freshmen in their transition into high school. He has even held medical internships with both an orthopedic surgeon and a vascular surgeon.

Over the past three summers, Ralph has acquired over 100 hours of volunteer work as a junior sailing instructor. With the Fishing Bay Yacht Club, he has assisted young children learn how to sail at week long camps. Ralph has also given 35 hours to Feedmore – Virginia Foodbank and Meals on Wheels. This time has been spent packing/preparing and delivering meals to those in need in the Richmond area.

Ralph 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 Ralph! Remember to check Facebook for more information about each weekly nominee throughout the school year!

Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award Week 20 – McClain Moran

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McClain Moran of James River High School is Lexus of Richmond’s week 20 nominee for the Leadership Award Scholarship. Ranked 16th in her class, she has a current 4.67 GPA and scored a 1400 out of 1600 on the SATs. McClain is a member of the National Honor Society, Math Honors Society and the World Language Honors Society. She received a Silver Medal on the Level 5 National Latin Exam, and she is a three time recipient of an Excellence in Latin Award at James River. She is involved in Inspire US as a student leader focused on creating the opportunity for student-run voter registration in high schools. An AP Scholar and a Junior Marshall, McClain was on the 2017 Virginia State Ethics Bowl State Championship Team.

Throughout her time at James River, McClain has been a 3 sport athlete all 4 years of school. On the field hockey team, she was the leading scorer in 2016and received the Coaches Award in 2017. Also in 2017 she was named to the 2nd Team All Conference. As a lacrosse player, McClain will be the captain for her senior season, and she received the Coaches Award in 2017. Additionally, she has played 4 seasons of basketball and was the 2015 captain of the JV Team.

As a member of the Leadership and International Relations Speciality Center, McClain has spent 3 years as a recruiter and council member. In 2014, she was a Virginia General Assembly Senate Page for 9 weeks. She was a summer intern at the Virginia State Senate Legislative Affairs. At James River, McClain is a member of the Beta Club, Model UN and Ethics Bowl Team. She has also been a member of the Rapid Rowdies School Spirit Club and Latin Club as well as a council member for the freshman orientation kick-off program.

As an independent capstone project, McClain organized the first bipartisan candidates’ forum at  James River. Six Chesterfield County Candidates attended and spoke during an open Q&A session. As a sophomore she volunteered for Dan Gecker’s campaign for the State Senate. McClain has spent four years as a volunteer coach at Little Feet Meet through the Special Olympics for elementary school students, and she is currently an after school tutor in the Math Lab at James River.

McClain 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 McClain! Remember to check Facebook for more information about each weekly nominee throughout the school year!