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Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award Week 5 – Megan Lee

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Megan Lee of Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School is Lexus of Richmond’s week 5 nominee for the Leadership Award Scholarship. As a National Honor Society member and the current treasurer, she has a 4.66 GPA and scored a 1510 out of 1600 on the SAT’s. Megan has scored 5 perfect fives on her AP Tests and is now an AP Scholar with Distinction. She is a member and current president of the National Art Honor Society. Additionally, she is in the French, Science and English Honor Societies. Megan has received the Salem College Junior Book Award, and she is a National Merit Scholarship Commended Student.

An active runner, Megan has been on Maggie Walker’s varsity cross country team for all 4 years of high school. She is also on the varsity indoor and outdoor track teams. All three teams (cross country, indoor track, outdoor track) are three time defending 2A State Champions. In the spring of 2015, Megan took third place at the Outdoor Track Regionals in the 3200m run. In 2017, she placed third at the Indoor Track State Finals and the Outdoor Track State Finals for the 3200m run.

Since freshman year, Megan has been heavily involved at Maggie Walker. Currently the president, Megan has been in the Creative Writing Club since 9th grade. She is the Editor-in-Chief of The Borogove, a student literary magazine which is connected to the Creative Writing Club. Since 9th grade, Megan has been a part of the French Club and the Art Club, the later of which she is the President. She has also been in student organizations including; the Fellowship of Christian Students Club, the Student Council Association, and Club Asia.

With Ironbridge Baptist Church, Megan has collected over 100 hours of service time as a volunteer since 2013. She is an assistant teacher for the 3-5 year old Sunday School class and has led the 3-5 year old Vacation Bible School class. Megan has volunteered as a teacher’s assistant at both CC Wells and Crestwood Elementary for their summer school programs. Beyond this, Megan has also spent time as a camp counselor for the VCU Creative Arts Day Camp and the Petersburg Area Art League Summer Camp.

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

Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award Week 4 – Maddison Furman

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Our week 4 nominee for the Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award is Maddison Furman of St. Christopher’s School. Currently in the top 10% of his class, Maddison has a 4.4 GPA, is an AP Scholar with Honor, and has been on the High Honor List every semester since freshman year. In 2015 he received a Gold Medal in the National Spanish Exam for being in the top 99% of the participants. Over this past summer Maddison attended the Virginia Governor’s Summer Foreign Language Academy at Washington & Lee University. This three week program allowed a complete Spanish immersion where he was able to develop his Spanish speaking skills.

Having been a pitcher on the Varsity Baseball team at St. Christopher’s since sophomore year, Maddison will be the captain of the team for his senior season. After his junior year, he was named a part of the First Team All Prep and the Second Team All State. As a sophomore, Maddison made a verbal commitment to play baseball at Virginia Commonwealth University. He has also played on the Evoshield Seminoles, a showcase team, since 2015. Additionally Maddison played basketball at St. Chris for his first two years of high school.

Maddison has been heavily involved in various outlets through St. Christopher’s. He has been in student council since 2016 and is currently the Vice President. As a middle school mentor, Maddison will spend time with a middle schooler to help the student navigate upper school and serve as a role model figure. Similarly, he is the head peer advisor where upperclassmen help freshmen become accustomed to high school. Maddison is a $100 for 100 team captain. This group raises money to provide Richmond area children with a $100 gift card to Dick’s Sporting Goods around the holiday season.

Since freshman year, Maddison has spent time with the St. ChristoCURES program. The student organization raises money for cancer research for the Massey Cancer Center and to raise cancer awareness. The members additionally run the Monument 10K in support of cancers patients and survivors. With the Saturday Academy Program at St. Chris, Maddison and other St. Chris high school students spend time with children from Richmond city schools on Saturday mornings. They help tutor the kids with schoolwork and then play games such as frisbee or dodgeball.

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

Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award Week 3 – Izzy LeBey

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Izzy LeBey of the Collegiate School is Lexus of Richmond’s week 3 nominee for the Leadership Award Scholarship. With her current GPA of 4.18, she is an AP Scholar, has been on the Dean’s List, and on the Honor Roll all throughout high school. Upon taking the International Youth Chinese Test, Izzy received a High Pass for level 1, 2, and 3. Additionally, she is a member of the Battle of the Brains, and she received the Debate Award in 2015 and the James F. Oats III Art Study Grant earlier this year.

For senior year, Izzy is the cross country team captain and a 6 year varsity runner for cross country and track. A decorated athlete, she has twice been named the USA Track and Field Virginia 1500m Champion and twice named the 800m Virginia Champion. Beyond that, Izzy won the USA Track and Field Mid Atlantic Region 1500m and 800m and qualified for the National Championships. She has received accolades including: 3 All State Cross Country Honors, 3 All State Track Honors, 2 All Metro Track Honors, and 7 All League of Independent Schools Honors between Cross Country and Track.

Heavily involved in life outside the classroom, Izzy has been on Collegiate’s Battle of the Brains team and their State Academic team both for two years. Other organizations she participates with include Collegiate’ literary magazine, Earth Society, and RAMPS or Ramp Access Made Possible by Students. Beyond school functions, she has studied sustainable farming and culinary arts. This allowed her to travel to Italy and learn first hand on a sustainable farm where she learned the stages of production of prosciutto of the heritage pig breed under protective status, and she worked as a casaro on a sustainable goat farm.

Having a passion for her sport and wanting others to enjoy it, Izzy founded a charity where students at Collegiate can donate their gently used track shoes and spikes for Anna Julia Cooper School’s track and cross country athletes. She has worked with others to help paint the Hilliard House for abused mothers and children. Izzy has also spent time catering for groups such as: Stop Child Abuse Now, Caritas, and for patients at The Doorways.

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

Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award Week 2 – Madison Jiranek

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Lexus of Richmond’s week two nominee for the Leadership Award Scholarship is Madison Jiranek of St. Catherine’s School. Last year, she was named St. Catherine’s Junior Scholar for having the highest GPA in the class with a 4.43. She has scored two perfect 5’s on AP Tests was named an AP Scholar with Distinction after her junior year. As a freshman Madison ranked in the top 5% during the National Spanish Exam. Additionally, she was elected to her school’s Cum Laude Society as a part of the top 10% of her class.

A three-sport varsity athlete, Madison plays lacrosse, field hockey and indoor track. In 2017, she received St. Catherine’s Athletic IMPACT Award for all three sports. Currently a lacrosse captain, Madison has received recognition such as: All LIS Team, 1st and 2nd Team All Metro, 2nd Team All State, All American and Academic All American. For her junior season in field hockey , she was named to the All LIS Team as well as the 2nd Team All State. As a part of the indoor track team, Madison won the LIS Title for 55m hurdles and was selected for the All LIS Team.

Once off the field, Madison is highly active in her school clubs such as the math club and knitting club. She is involved in St. Catherine’s Student Environmental Awareness Club or SEA as well as the Community Service League; both of which, she has been a part of since freshman year. During 11th grade, she became a peer advisor to younger students in the school to help guide them on their journey. Madison has been a writer for her school newspaper, The Arcadian, since 9th grade and now as a senior, she is an editor of the paper.

An active participant in the community, Madison has taken part in service trips to Patagonia and the Dominican Republic, and she was involved in a service drive to help Hurricane Harvey victims. She has been an assistant coach at both the Top Dog Field Hockey Camp and at St. Catherine’s Middle School Summer Lacrosse Camp. Madison has been involved in the 100 4 100 Project which raises money for less fortunate children at Christmas time. They join the children on a shopping trip to Dick’s Sporting Goods where each child receives a $100 gift card to spend how they please.

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

Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award Week 1 – Lauren McCarey

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Lexus of Richmond’s week one nominee for the Leadership Award Scholarship is Lauren McCarey of Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School. With a 4.3 GPA, she scored a 1530 out of a possible 1600 on the SAT’s. Lauren is a member of the National Honor Society as well as the Latin and English Honor Societies. She has scored 3 perfect 5’s on AP tests and in 2017 she was named an AP Scholar with Honors.

As a four-year Varsity field hockey player, Lauren is currently the team captain for her senior season. In 2014 the team was the Virginia 4A State Runner Up. Throughout her high school career, Lauren has collected accolades including: All-State 2nd Team, All-Region 1st Team, Richmond Times Dispatch All Metro 2nd Team, and All-Conference 1st Team. Additionally, Lauren has played defense for the Varsity soccer team since 2015, and she had previously been the JV soccer team captain.

This past summer Lauren participated in a mentorship at the Richmond Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank, and she plans to put that experience to good use as she explores various aspects of economics in college and beyond. Lauren is a member of Maggie Walker’s RAMPS Club or Ramp Access Made Possible by Students, and she is a part of Club SECSEE (Saving the Earth through Conservation, Sustainability, and Environmental Education).

Ever present and active in the community, Lauren is involved with the Girls with Goals Leadership Academy and the Autism Society of Central Virginia Bowling Buddies. She recently held an internship with the Greater Richmond Fit4Kids. Lauren has been a volunteer coach for the U-10 Field Hockey with Panthers United. She has also spent time with organizations including Relay for Life, the Special Olympics and Millwood School Summer Camps.

Lauren 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 Lauren! 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 2015 Lexus RC F.

Infrared never looked so good! This RC F is everything you’ve ever dreamed of with it’s 5 liter V8 engine and 467 hp horsepower. Once seated inside, you find the navigation system, backup camera and Mark Levinson Audio equipped with 5.1 surround sound, 17 speakers and 835 watts. Safety features include; blind spot monitor, rear cross traffic alert and parking assist. The exterior features LED headlamps, in-mirror turn signals, remote window operation. Other convenience options include; heated and ventilated seats, rain sensing wipers, and heated driver and passenger mirror.

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’s 22nd Scholarship Award Winner

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The 22nd Annual Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award program had another excellent with  year with 30 incredible, high school senior nominees! We hope you enjoyed getting to know these student-athlete scholarship nominees as we did this past school year. Our winner was chosen based on academic performance, athletic achievement, extra curricular activities and contributions to the community.

Alyse Armentrout of Atlee High School has been a lauded student throughout her high school career. With an acclaimed GPA of 4.6, Alyse is a member of the National Honor Society and the German National Honor Society as well as the National BETA Club. In 2016 she was the recipient of the Randolph College Book Award which goes to an outstanding high school junior who excels in academics and is a leader outside the classroom. Additionally in 2016, she received the Silberkunde (Silver Award) for an achievement distinction on the National German Exam.

While attending Atlee, Alyse has been a member of the student council since freshman year, and has been the class secretary since sophomore year. Throughout her high school career, Alyse has been an active member of the Key Club and the German Club. During senior year, she was the Popp Leader for SODA (Student Organization for Developing Attitudes). SODA is a team of top high school students selected to mentor fourth graders to improve self esteem and assist with attitudes and social issues. She is the President of the BETA Club and Vice President of Finance in the DECA Club. As a part of the DECA Club, Alyse is an International ICDC Competitor. In 2015 she placed in the state, and in 2016 she was the state runner up.

Having been a varsity basketball player for 4 years, Alyse was the captain for her senior season. Playing center, she scored her 1,000th career point on January 4, 2017. During her senior year, the Richmond Times Dispatch recognized her as a girls basketball scoring leader, and for her junior year, the Times selected her for the 3rd Team All Metro. Some accolades include: VHSL Conference 16 Player of the Year, Atlee High’s MVP, VHSL First Team All State and First Team All Metro to name a few. Alyse also excels on the soccer field as a 4 year varsity midfielder. In 2016 she was chosen for the 2nd Team All Conference and All Academic team throughout all four seasons.

Ever present and active in the community, Alyse has been a part of the Shady Grove TEAMeffort Mission. With this group, she traveled to New Orleans in 2015 to assist with Hurricane Katrina recovery; and in 2016, the group went to Blue Knob, Pennsylvania to serve families and ministries in need. Alyse has worked with Little Big Feet Meet as a Special Olympics Ambassador. She has worked with organizations such as: Rise Against Hunger, Ruriteens, BARK, Upward Sports and Fox Holiday Socks to name a few. Alyse and fellow student even collaborated to execute a tutoring program for 2nd graders at Cool Spring Elementary. This program allows for high schools students to assist with the children’s reading, spelling and math educations.

We at Lexus of Richmond applaud Alyse for her academic achievement, athletic skill, extra curricular activities and time spent helping the community. We are pleased to present and support this outstanding young lady. We know Alyse will continue to excel as she moves forward and continues to experience amazing.

Join Us for Our 2nd Annual Champions for Charity Golf Tournament

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Lexus of Richmond is proud to present our 2nd Annual Champions for Charity Golf Tournament to be held on June 14 and 15 at Independence Gold Club!

On Wednesday the 14th, tournament players will join us at 5:30PM for a pairing party. Immediately after at 6PM, we will Experience Amazing as we hold our Lexus of Richmond Launch Party for the LC/LS/LX models.

On Thursday the 15th, we will host our day long golf tournament. At 8AM, our Independence Flight will begin for a casual, fun round. Then the Pine Needles and Pebble Beach Flights will begin at 1:30PM. Pine Needles players will be playing for a chance to win a trip to the Pine Needles Golf Resort in Pine Needles, North Carolina. Pebble Beach players will be playing for a spot in the National Lexus Champions for Charity event at the Pebble Beach Resort in Pebble Beach, California.

Proceeds from the two-day event will benefit RVA’s East End with the Sarah Garland Jones Center – Bon Secours.

To learn more information, please click here.

To register for the golf tournament, please click here.

 

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Pre Owned Vehicle of the Week

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Lexus of Richmond’s Pre Owned Vehicle of the Week is this 2015 Lexus RC 350.

This Obsidian beauty will constantly bring a smile to your face. As an all wheel drive vehicle with 306 horsepower and 3.5 liter V6 engine, it is an absolute joy to drive. Inside you’ll find and love the navigation system, back-up camera with dynamic grid lines, as well as the heated and ventilated front seats. This coupe features and moonroof, heated side mirrors, and blind spot monitor with rear cross traffic alert. Other features include; remote window operation, front video location monitor, and gear shift controls on steering wheel.

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.

Virginia Hops and Barley Festival

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On May 13th Lexus of Richmond was proud to be a sponsor for the Virginia Hops and Barley Festival. This year the event was held at Westchester Commons to accommodate the growth they have seen recently. We were lucky enough to see a stop in the rain for the day as it rained for two days straight before the event.

There were 20 different craft breweries featured with various beers to sample as well as multiple food trucks scattered throughout the space. The crowd had a wonderful time listening to the live music while tasting the beer. Overall it was a great day out enjoyed by all, and we enjoyed mingling in the crowd and having a excellent time with everyone.

To learn more about this event, click here.

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