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Lexus of Richmond’s 25th Leadership Award, Week 16 – Avery Bowers

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Lexus of Richmond’s week 16 scholar athlete nominee is Avery Bowers of Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School. With a current 4.46 GPA, he is a member of the National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, the American Sign Language Honor Society, and the French National Honor Society. Avery scored a 35 out a possible 36 on the ACT exam. He received a 740 out of a possible 800 on the SAT II US History. He has 4 perfect AP Exam scores making him an AP Scholar with Honor. In 2017 Avery earned a National French Exam Certificate of Success. Avery received the Scholastic Art and Writing Silver Key Award for Photography in 2018.

In his time at Maggie Walker, Avery has been involved with several student organizations. Since 2016 Avery has been a member of the Walker Model Congress. Within the Model Congress, he has held positions of: Board of Directors, Director of House Committees, Co-Chair of Special Committee, Co-Chair of House International Relations Committee, and Vice Chair of DEA Committee. As a senior, he is the Co-President of the American Sign Language Club and the Co-Secretary of the Baking Club. Outside of school he has been an Outside Service Attendant at The Crossings Golf Club and Willow Oaks Country Club. Avery is a 2 year Chair of St. Thomas’ Church Youth Council.

Throughout his high school career, Avery has been involved in both Varsity teams and club sports. He is a 4 year Varsity Golf team member. Avery has received the Coach’s Award. He is a 2x individual qualifier for the 2A State Championship. He finished in the top 13 individually at the 2018 State Meet. As a 4 year Varsity Basketball player, Avery is a two time captain of the team. He has played as the point guard, shooting guard, and forward. Avery has been on the Club Ultimate Frisbee team since his freshman year as a handler. Since 9th grade, he has been on the Club Dodgeball team, and he co-organized the 2020 Maggie Walker Charity Dodgeball Tournament.

Giving back to the community throughout high school, Avery has spent time with several organizations. While attending Maggie Walker, he has been a Leader for Prospective Students, and Avery has volunteered for the Maggie Walker Model UN Conference, Open Houses, Prospective Student Information Night, and the Fall Festival. From 2017-2018 he was a Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens Camp Counselor. He was a volunteer for the Spanberger and Northam Campaigns. He has volunteered for CARITAS all throughout high school. Avery has given time to the St. Thomas Food Pantry and the Evergreen Cemetery. In 2018 and 2019 Avery spent time working with Pop Thrift and Habitat for Humanity.

Avery has won a dinner for two and is now in the running for the $25,000 scholarship. Watch the Fox Richmond – WRLH interview and the Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award interviews to learn more about Avery! Remember to check Facebook for more information about each weekly scholar athlete throughout the school year!

Lexus of Richmond’s 25th Leadership Award, Week 15 – Maggie Bostain

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Lexus of Richmond’s 15th scholar athlete nominee for our Lexus Leadership Award is Maggie Bostain of the Collegiate School. With her current 4.16 GPA, Maggie has received straight A’s every grading period through high school. Maggie is the recipient of the Jefferson Book Award. this award recognizes students who demonstrate leadership and embrace creativity, innovation and the spirit of discovery.

Once outside the classroom, Maggie is an accomplished musician. She is a classically trained violinist, and Maggie has been playing the fiddle since she was seven years old. She has been the opening act for musicians such as the Gatlin Brothers and Lee Greenwood. Maggie has also been the house fiddle player for the Old Dominion Barn Dance.

Throughout her time at Collegiate, Maggie has been active in the athletic department. She is a 4 year Varsity Lacrosse player as a midfielder/draw. Maggie has collected numerous accolades, including: All LIS (’17, ’18, ’19), All League Player of the Year in 2019, All State 2nd Team (’17), All State 1st Team (’18, ’19), All Metro 2nd Team (’17), All Metro 1st Team (’19), and All Metro Player of the Year (’18). She was voted the team MVP in 2018 and 2019, and was named the captain for her senior season. In 2018 and ’19 Maggie was recognized on the US Lacrosse All American Team. She has been recognized by Inside Lacrosse Top Gun, for: Sophomores to Watch List, ranked 13th nationwide among all Juniors, ranked 19th nationwide among all Seniors. In 2018 Maggie was one of only 20 sophomores nationwide selected for the US Women’s U-19 National Team tryout. She was on the Under Armour All American Lacrosse Tournament DC Team in ’17, ’18 & ’19. As a four year member of the Varsity Field Hockey team, Maggie was the captain for her senior season. She is recognized as a 3x All LIS player. Maggie was All State 2nd Team (’17), All State 1st Team (’18), and All Metro (’18). In 2018 she was selected for the NFHCA High School National Academic Squad. Maggie is a 3 year Varsity Indoor Track & Field member. She is the All LIS Champion in the 500m for 2018. She is a 2x All State Honorable Mention. Maggie was voted to win the Award of Excellence and the MVP. Maggie will continue her lacrosse career as she has committed to play for the University of Virginia.

In her high school years, Maggie has given her time to several service projects in her community. As a member of the Earth Society she has helped with multiple river clean-ups. Maggie coaches and refereed for Geronimo Lacrosse, a girls youth team. She has been a Fairy Godmother, a program to assist with prom for girls from the Jackson Field Home. Additionally, Maggie has helped with fundraising for both the YMCA and Comfort Zone Camp.

Maggie has won a dinner for two and is now in the running for the $25,000 scholarship. Watch the Fox Richmond – WRLH interview and the Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award interviews to learn more about Maggie! Remember to check Facebook for more information about each weekly scholar athlete throughout the school year!

Lexus of Richmond’s 25th Leadership Award, Week 14 – Neal Dhar

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Our 14th scholar athlete nominee for the Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award is Neal Dhar of St. Christopher’s School. With a 4.4 GPA he is ranked in the Top 10% of his class. Neal scored a 1530 out of a possible 1600 on the SAT Exam and a 770 out of 800 on the Spanish SAT II. He is an AP Scholar with Distinction, and he has received High Honors every semester of high school. As a member of the Spanish National Honor Society, Neal has received a Certificate of Excellence. Neal was St. Christopher’s nominee for the Belk Scholarship at Davidson College.

Outside of the classroom, Neal is involved in several student organizations. He is a Co-Founder of the Saints Against Humanitarian Crises which raises awareness and financial support for worldwide humanitarian causes. Since his sophomore year, Neal has been a member of the Philosophy Club, Political Awareness Club and the Chess Club. As a senior, he is the Editor of the Pine Needle. For his junior and senior year, Neal is a Peer Advisor at St. Chris. In 2019 Neal held a Medical Internship with dermatologist, Dr. Julia Padgett.

Throughout his high school career, Neal has been highly involved in athletics. A 3 year Varsity Cross Country runner, he won the Individual Prep League Championship as a senior. He is a 3 time All Prep and All State runner. As a senior he was recognized on the All Metro Team. Neal is a two time winer of the Beurlein Distance Award which is the top team award, selected by the coaches. With the team, he is a 3x Prep League Champion and 3x State Champion. A 4 year member of the Varsity Indoor Track team, Neal qualified for the New Balance Nationals as a freshman. With the team, he is a 3x Prep League Champion and a 2x State Champion. Neal is a 4 year member of the Outdoor Track team. The team has won the Prep League Championship 3 times and the State Championship twice.

Giving back to his community throughout high school, Neal has volunteered for a variety of projects. As a freshman Neal helped to clean up the East End Cemetery graves. He volunteered at Church Hill Academy. For his junior and senior years Neal has participated with both Meals On Wheels/Feedmore and Project:Homes. He was an intern for Medicines for All Institute at VCU; this program helps to reduce the cost of pharmaceutical ingredients. Following a family trip to Iran, Neal decided to help feed to the hungry in Isfahan which resulted in founding the Saints for Humanitarian Crises.

Neal has won a dinner for two and is now in the running for the $25,000 scholarship. Watch the Fox Richmond – WRLH interview and the Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award interviews to learn more about Neal! Remember to check Facebook for more information about each weekly scholar athlete throughout the school year!

Lexus of Richmond’s 25th Leadership Award, Week 13 – Sarah Bender

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Lexus of Richmond’s week 13 scholar athlete nominee is Sarah Bender of Douglas S. Freeman High School. Ranked 6th in a class of 396, she has a current GPA of 4.58. Sarah is a National AP Scholar, and she scored a 1490 out of 1600 on the SAT Exam. She is enrolled in the Center for Leadership, Government & Global Economics. She is a member of the National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta. Sarah was recognized by her school as the Outstanding Art Student as a freshman. For her junior year, she was named the Outstanding Math Student. In 2018 and 2019 Sarah received USA Swimming Scholastic All American honors. Sarah received the National French Award Bronze Medal in 2017 and 2019. She is a National Merit Semi-Finalist. Sarah received an Honorable Mention from the Virginia Junior Academy of Science, and she is a Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Silver Key Winner.

In her time at Douglas Freeman, Sarah has been involved in several student organizations. She is the Vice President of the National Honor Society. Sarah is a member of the BETA Club and the French Club. She is one of the Freeman Rebelettes. Sarah has also held a summer internship with Blue Ocean Brain.

Throughout her high school career, Sarah has collected numerous accolades from swimming for her school and NOVA. During her junior year, she was named Freeman’s MVP and selected for both the Richmond Metro 1st Team and the VHSL Swimming All State Team. As a freshman Sarah was selected for the Richmond Metro 2nd Team. She has been on the Virginia Swimming All Star team. Sarah is a 9x USA Speedo Junior Nationals Finalist and a qualifier for USA Nationals. She is a 6x Virginia State Champion. Sarah additionally is the Grey Oaks Swim Club Head Coach and the Richmond Country Club Junior Swim Coach. Sarah will continue her swim career as she has committed to swim for Notre Dame.

Outside of academics and athletics, Sarah is involved in giving back to her community. From 2016 – 2019 Sarah was the Richmond Country Club Food Drive Coordinator. She was a Volunteer Coach for the Grey Oaks Swim Club for two years. Sarah volunteered for the Richmond Marathon. Sarah gives her time to her school community through volunteering for the Freeman High School Yard Sale and though NHS Peer Tutoring.

Sarah has won a dinner for two and is now in the running for the $25,000 scholarship. Watch the Fox Richmond – WRLH interview and the Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award interviews to learn more about Sarah! Remember to check Facebook for more information about each weekly scholar athlete throughout the school year!

January Service Specials!

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Lexus of Richmond’s January 2020 Service Specials!

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Lexus of Richmond’s 25th Leadership Award, Week 12 – Mark Carnes

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Lexus of Richmond’s 12th scholar athlete nominated for the Lexus Leadership Award Scholarship is Mark Carnes of The Steward School. With a current 4.87 GPA, Mark is a two year member of the National Honor Society. As a 4 year member of the Honor Council Mark served as Vice President (11th), and he is currently the President for his senior year. In 2019 he was presented both the West Point Leadership Award and the Steward School Alumni Association Scholarship. Mark was selected to attended the Virginia Boys State of the American Legion, a leadership program focused on the government structure. As a member of the Dean’s Early Research Initiative (DERI) with the VCU School of Engineering, Mark has studied the recovery of spinal cord injuries and the reaction to muscle stimulation through electroencephalogram (EEG) induced firings. In 2018 Mark participated in the Virginia Space Coast Scholars which is program through NASA, and he was selected to attend a week long residential Summer Academy at NASA Wallops Flight Facility. Mark was selected to attend the Harold M Marsh, Sr. Connections Institute in 2019. In 2017 he participated in Building Leaders for Advancing Science and Technology (BLAST) at Virginia Tech, and Mark also attended the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) at the United States Air Force Academy in 2019.

Outside of the classroom Mark is involved in numerous groups at Steward. For three years he has been an Admissions Ambassador where he gives tours of the school facilities to prospective families. In Student Government since 10th grade, Mark has served as the Entertainment Director and on the Prom Committee. As a senior he is serving as a Class Officer. He is the Founder and President of the Airlift Club. Mark is a member of the Pediatric Cancer Club, Environmental Club, and the Debate Club. As a sophomore he was a Beta Member Carnegie Mellon Robotics Academy Lego EV3. He twice participated in Steward’s Hack-A-Thon, an event to develop computer applications. Freshman year Mark was a Steward School Bryan Innovation Lab Ambassador where he gave tours of the facility (one of three educational Innovations Labs worldwide).

While attending the Steward School, Mark has been a member of their soccer team every year where he plays as a forward/striker. He played for the Varsity team for 3 years (10th-12th). On the JV team for 2 seasons, Mark was named their MVP as a freshman and sophomore. Mark was a Varsity Tennis player during his freshman year. While in 10th and 11th grade, he played Varsity Lacrosse as a midfielder. Throughout his high school years, Mark has also played soccer for local teams including the Strikers and SCOR and has been the captain for multiple seasons.

Throughout his high school years, Mark has been highly involved in his community. As a recipient of Make-A-Wish, he was later selected as the Make-A-Wish Airline Miles Campaign Spokesperson in 2017 and 2019. As a part of the Make-A-Wish Greater Virginia Youth Leadership Council, Mark has led the planning for fundraisers and served as Logistics Chairman for the September 2019 “Carnival of Wishes”. Mark additionally is a 3 time team captain for the “Walk for Wishes” event through Make-A-Wish. In 2017 Mark was a VCU Children’s Hospital Ambassador, and he was featured in their calendar and blog (July 2017). With Connor’s Heroes, a foundation dedicated to aiding families coping with childhood cancer, Mark has volunteered and assisted with raising money; notably, he created a piece of artwork that sold for $4750 at a gala auction. Additionally, Mark has assisted with ASK Childhood Cancer Foundation by serving as a team captain for 5k races.

Mark has won a dinner for two and is now in the running for the $25,000 scholarship. Watch the Fox Richmond – WRLH interview and the Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award interviews to learn more about Mark! Remember to check Facebook for more information about each weekly scholar athlete throughout the school year!

Lexus of Richmond’s 25th Leadership Award, Week 11 – Liza Hopper

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Our week 11 scholar athlete for the Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award Scholarship is Liza Hopper of Midlothian High School. Ranked 2nd in her class with a 4.94 GPA, Liza is a member of 7 honor societies. She is the President of the National Honor Society as well as a member of the English, Science, Mathematics (Mu Alpha Theta), Music (Tri M), Latin, and Social Studies (Rho Kappa) honor societies. Liza scored a 33 out of 36 on the ACT exam, and she is an AP Scholar with Distinction. She has been named the English Student of the Year (freshman) and AP Biology Junior of the Year. For her efforts on the Latin 2 National Latin Exam, Liza is Magna Cum Laude. Liza was a Junior Marshall, and she is a UVA Book Award recipient.

In her time at Midlothian, Liza has participated in numerous student groups. As a two year member of the Latin Club, she is currently their Philanthropic Chairperson. While in the French Club for three years, she served as the Secretary (10th) and Vice President (11th). Additionally, Liza was a participant in the French Congress Festival for two years. During freshman year, Liza was selected for the Chesterfield County Public Schools Leadership Institute. She was a two year member of the Trojans for Tomorrow Club. Liza was involved with the school play, Wizard of Oz, as a junior. As a junior, Liza partook in Disease Detective Camp at the CDC Headquarters. Highly involved at her church, Liza is a long time St. James’ Chorister and is currently a Senior Leader. She is also a two year Head Acolyte at St. James. Since freshman year, Liza is a member of the Chamber Orchestra. She is the Assistant Principal in the Viola Section. As a freshman Liza was in the Central Regional Orchestra as the First Chair of Orchestra B. Liza has been selected for the Chesterfield County, All County Orchestra (9-11).

A four year Varsity Field Hockey player for Midlothian, Liza is a two time captain for the team. Playing the right and left midfield, she was named the Most Improved Player as a freshman. In 2019 the team won the Field Hockey Regional Championship (4A.) Having played two seasons of JV Lacrosse, Liza is now in her second year on the Varsity Lacrosse team where she plays defense. As a junior Liza was named the Best Defensive Player for the team. Outside of school, Liza played three seasons of Club Field Hockey for the Undertow Field Hockey team.

Heavily involved in her local community, Liza has participated with several organizations. Throughout her high school career, she has been a Homework Helper to fellow students. She is a three year Sidekick for the incoming freshmen. During her junior year, Liza was an AP Student Mentor. Through the Latin Club, she has volunteered at a local retirement home.Liza has given time to CARITAS and Rise Against Hunger. She has volunteered for the richmond Marathon and St. James’s Children’s Center. Liza volunteered for the Midlothian High School Strings Camp and the Woolridge Elementary STEAM Night. Liza also spent two years as a Field Hockey Mentor for the Weaver Athletic Association.

Liza has won a dinner for two and is now in the running for the $25,000 scholarship. Watch the Fox Richmond – WRLH interview and the Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award interviews to learn more about Liza! Remember to check Facebook for more information about each weekly scholar athlete throughout the school year!

 

Lexus of Richmond’s 25th Leadership Award, Week 10 – Jeanne Wolkiewicz

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Lexus of Richmond’s 10th scholar athlete nominated for the Leadership Award Scholarship is Jeanne Wolkiewicz of Powhatan High School. Ranked 2nd in her class with a 4.4818 GPA, Jeanne is a member of the National Honor Society as well as the English & Computer Science Honor Societies. She has been recognized as both an AP Scholar with Honors and an AP Scholar with Distinction. Jeanne has received the title Algebra 2 Honors Outstanding Student. She has been named the Student of the Year for: AP Environmental Science, AP Computer Science Principles, and AP Psychology. Jeanne was a Junior Marshall for Powhatan, and she has received the William and Mary Leadership Award.

While at Powhatan Jeanne has been involved in her school community as a Class Officer for both her junior and senior years. She is a Co-Founder of the Powhatan High School Planeteers. She serves as a Powhatan High School Interactive Ambassador. Jeanne was a World Language Fair Speaker. Jeanne was selected to be a Delegate at the American Legion Auxiliary Girls State. She has served as Chair and Co-Chair of the Environmental Youth Council of Virginia.

Throughout her high school years, Jeanne has played for FC Richmond Mystx U19 and U17 as an outside back. She additionally was selected for the FC Richmond Pro 23. Jeanne was a captain for the Fury FC U16. She also played for the Fury FC U15 team as an outside midfield. In 2017 and 2018 Jeanne was a part of the Virginia State Olympic Development Program (ODP), and she was the captain for 2018. She then participated in ODP’s International Tour and North American Tour. Jeanne will continue her soccer career was she has committed to play for Bryn Mawr College.

Throughout her high school years, Jeanne has given time to her community through various causes and organizations. She is a tutor through Powhatan Indians Tutoring Together (P.I.T.T.). She has volunteered for RAM (Remote Medical Area) Clinic in Wise, Virginia. She serves as an Acolyte at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, and Jeanne volunteers for St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Emmaus Lunches. She has given time to the War Memorial Cultural Arts and Community Center Craft and Vendor Show. Jeanne has assisted the Powhatan Chamber of Commerce through both Powhatan’s Festival of the Grape and the Village Vibe Concerts. She has volunteered for the PHS Alpha Delta Kappa Santa Breakfast. Jeanne also spends time with YMCA for their Youth Summer Soccer Clinic and as a Triathlon Marshall.

Jeanne has won a dinner for two and is now in the running for the $25,000 scholarship. Watch the Fox Richmond – WRLH interview and the Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award interviews to learn more about Jeanne! Remember to check Facebook for more information about each weekly scholar athlete throughout the school year!

December Service Specials!

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Lexus of Richmond’s December 2019 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:

  • Battery Installation
  • 4 Wheel Balance Special
  • 4 Wheel Alignment Special
  • 20% Off Genuine Lexus Accessories

*These prices are valid through December 31, 2019.

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Lexus of Richmond’s 25th Leadership Award, Week 9 – Carter Morgan

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Lexus of Richmond’s week 9 scholar athlete nominee for the Leadership Award Scholarship is Carter Morgan of Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School. With a 4.51 GPA, Carter is a member of the National Honor Society as well as the Spanish, English and American Sign Language Honor Societies. He has been on the A Honor Roll for every grading period throughout high school. Carter scored a 34 out of a possible 36 on the ACT exam. He additionally has 3 perfect AP exam scores to his name, and in 2018 Carter received a National Spanish Exam Bronze Medal.

An active member of his school community, Carter is a member of the Student Council Association where he is the President of the Sports Tournament Committee. He is currently the Treasurer of the ASL Honor Society. As  a junior Carter was the Model Congress Vice Chair of Oversight Committee. He is currently the Co-President of the Gardening/Environmental Club. Carter held an internship as a senior at St. Christopher’s School with the Summer Institute on Leadership and Public Service. He is a two year Richmond Friends of the Community Club member. Additionally, he has been a 4 year member of: the Green Machine Pep Club, the Frisbee Club, Dodgeball Club, Hackeysack Club, and the Spanish Club.

During his time at Maggie Walker, Carter has participated in four Varsity sports since freshman year. Currently a captain for the Cross Country Team, Carter is a part of the 2016, 2017 and 2018 2A Regional and State Championship Team. In 2018 Carter was named an All-State Runner. He was selected for the All Academic Team in 16, 17 and 18. Carter qualified for the Junior Olympics Championship 3 times, and he is currently ranked 23rd fastest in Virginia. Currently a captain of the Indoor Track Team, Carter was ranked the 49th best in the nation for the 1000m. He is the 2018 1000m State Champion, 2017 & 2018 4x800m Relay State Champion, and the 2018 4x400m Relay State Champion. The team took home the 2018 State Championship and the 2016, 2017 & 2018 Regional Championship. Carter holds numerous Regional Championship Titles for indoor track, and he was chosen for the All Academic Team in 2016, 2017 & 2018. A captain for Outdoor Track, Carter is the 2019 4x800m Relay state Champ and a 3x team State Champion. He was All State for the 800m in 2019. Carter holds multiple Regional Titles, and he is a 3x All Academic Team recipient. Carter additionally is a 4 year Varsity Soccer player for Maggie Walker as a left forward/wing. The team won the 2017 State Championship and are 3x Regional Champs. In 2018 Carter was selected for the 2nd Team All Region, and he has been named to the All Academic Team in 2017, 2018 & 2019.

Carter regularly gives his time to various service projects and local organizations. He volunteered for the Habitat for Humanity Re-Store in 2019 and a Habitat building site over the summer of 2018 and 2019. He has spent time with the Operation Turbo 5k and Pop Thrift/Stay RVA. Carter volunteered for Maggie Walker’s Model UN and the freshman orientation (summer 2019). He has spent summers working with the Appalachian Service Project. He has given time for the Richmond Friends of the Community and Richmond Public Schools Beatification. In the fall of 2018, Carter volunteered for the Spanberger for Congress Campaign.

Carter has won a dinner for two and is now in the running for the $25,000 scholarship. Watch the Fox Richmond – WRLH interview and the Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award interviews to learn more about Carter! Remember to check Facebook for more information about each weekly scholar athlete throughout the school year!