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Lexus of Richmond’s 24th Leadership Award Week 10 – Katy Werwath

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The 10th nominee for the Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award is Katy Werwath of Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School. With a 4.86 GPA, Katy is a member of the National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, and the Latin & Science Honor Societies. Having scored a perfect 5 on all six of her AP exams, Katy is an AP Scholar with Distinction. As a junior she received a Gold Medal on the National Latin Exam and the Wellesley Book Award. Katy was selected as a National Merit Scholarship Commended Student during her senior year.

A four year member of the UNICEF Club, Katy has served as the Vice President and the Event Coordinator. She is a founding member of the club, and she helped organize a pen pal program for teens in Makindu Children’s Center (orphanage in Kenya). Since 2012 Katy has participated in John Hopkins Center for Talented Youth summer programs. Katy attended the Stanford University High School Summer College residential program in 2017 to study Abnormal Psychology and Introduction to Neuroscience. Over the summer of 2018 she was a National Institutes of Health Intern (Generalized Anxiety Disorder Study), and she will return for the summer following her graduation. As a senior Katy is spending time with the Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, working on a Juvenile Anxiety Study. Katy is currently working as a VCU Dean’s Early Research Initiative Fellow. While in the College of Engineering, Katy is researching how to best grow blood vessels outside the body for use in coronary artery bypass surgery to treat heart attacks.

As a four year varsity member of Maggie Walker’s tennis team, Katy will be a captain for her senior season. Every year of high school Katy has been seeded in the top 5. Throughout her time on the time Katy has helped lead tennis clinics with her teammates. As a freshman in 2016, the team became 2A Regional Champions. The team became back-to-back 2A State Champions in 2017 and 2018 during Katy’s sophomore and junior seasons.

During her time in high school Katy has been involved in various community service projects around RVA. Over the summer of 2016 Katy participated in a Proper Walk through Great Rift Valley in Kenya. She visited Makindu Children’s Center then walked 120 miles over 10 days. This walk raised $5,000 for medical, educational, and nutritional support for the orphaned children. Since her sophomore year, Katy has volunteered for the Democratic Party of Virginia. She has assisted with the Northam gubernatorial campaign and the Spanberger congressional campaign. For three years Katy spent time with Hands On RVA at the Goochland Food Pantry, Richmond Public Schools Teacher Store, and the Church Hill urban garden.

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

December Service Specials!

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Lexus of Richmond’s December 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:

  • Lexus All-Weather Floor Liners
  • Lexus 3M Door Edge Film
  • Lexus Body Side Moldings
  • 4 Wheel Alignment
  • Brake Job

*These prices are valid through December 31, 2018.

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

Lexus of Richmond’s 24th Leadership Award Week 7 – Narmeen Rashid

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Lexus of Richmond’s week 7 nominee for the Leadership Award scholarship is Narmeen Rashid of Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School. With a current 4.72 GPA, Narmeen has scored a 1540 out of 1600 on the SAT exam and perfect scores of 800 on the SAT Math 2 and SAT Chemistry 2. Additionally she has earned 6 perfect AP scores, making her an AP Scholar with Distinction. She is a member of the National Honor Society, National Science HS, French HS, and Mu Alpha Theta. In 2018 Narmeen was named the History Student of the Year and earned the Jefferson Book Award. In 2016 she was the recipient of the Silver Presidential Service Award, and Narmeen is currently a National Merit Semifinalist.

Throughout her 4 years at Maggie Walker, Narmeen has participated in a wide range of clubs and activities. She is a four year member of the school’s Honor Council. She is in her second year of the School Advisory Committee. As a freshman, Narmeen founded the school’s UNICEF Club and is the Co-President currently. She is also a member of the Future Medical Professionals Club where she serves as the Co-President. As a senior, she is a Co-President of the Model UN. Sophomore year Narmeen founded the school’s Baking Club and serves as a Co-President. Other involvement includes the Arabic Club, Bhangra Club and Piano Lessons. Outside of Maggie Walker, Narmeen has completed an research internship at the University of Iowa in a Pharmacology Lab.

Narmeen has played Varsity Tennis since freshman year. Every season she has played number 2 singles and number 1 doubles. She served as the 2018 captain. As a freshman and sophomore, Narmeen was the 2A State Singles Runner-Up and the 2A State Doubles Champion. In 2018 as a junior she was the State Doubles Runner-Up. The Maggie Walker team is the 2A
State Champion for both 2017 and 2018.

Over the last dew years Narmeen has put forth her time to numerous service projects including leading a charity fashion show which raised over $1,600 for Charity: Water. This effort included sewing over 35 articles of clothing, coordinating logistics, gathering volunteers and marketing. During her senior year, Narmeen will take on the role of Director of Charitable Giving for the 22nd Governor’s School Model UN Conference. She will be responsible for the fundraising of $10,000 by March of 2019. She has also spent over 200 hours as a Bon Secours St. Francis Patient Response Volunteer. Other organizations she’s spent time with include: the Autism Society of Central Virginia, the Susan G Komen Teen Advisory Board, UNOS 5K, and Habitat for Humanity.

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

Lexus of Richmond’s 24th Leadership Award Week 6 – Eve Maddock

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Lexus of Richmond’s week 6 nominee for the Leadership Award Scholarship is Eve Maddock of Saint Gertrude High School. With her current 4.49 GPA, Eve has received two perfect scores on final AP exams and a 33 out of 36 on the ACT test. She has received recognition from Saint Gertrude for her achievements in various subjects with the Spanish, Geometry, English Department Awards (5 awards in total). Eve has also been selected by the school for the Cultural Arts Award and twice for the Presidential Service Award. As a sophomore Eve received the National Spanish Exam Gold Award. As a junior Eve was awarded the Harvard Book Award and Saint Michael’s College Book Award and Scholarship.

During Eve’s time at Saint Gertrude she has participated in a number of activities. Freshman year she joined the World Language Club; now as a fourth year member, she is the group’s President. Eve is a member of the Model General Assembly and a Student Cooperative Representative. As a sophomore she was the Class Secretary and Treasurer. Beginning junior year Eve is a peer tutor for Spanish and math. Eve is a student ambassador coordinator where she gives tours to perspective students. She has also been involved in SPAAP (Spreading Positive Attitudes Among Peers) and SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions).

While attending Saint Gertrude, Eve has been a member of the volleyball teams since freshman year. As a freshman she was named the JV MVP, and she then followed up as the JV captain during her sophomore season. She is now in her second year on the Varsity team where she plays as a setter. With the JV basketball team, Eve was named the MVP in 9th grade and served as captain in 10th. She has also been on the Varsity basketball team since 10th grade. She plays as a guard, and was selected for the Most Improved Player Award. During her freshman and sophomore year, Eve ran on the Varsity track team. Both seasons she was named MVP.

Over the last few years, Eve has volunteered her time for worthy organizations. She has spent time with the Virginia State Parks Youth Conservation Corps. Eve has volunteered to help run a summer coding camp at Saint Gertrude. Following a trip to Haiti with a few classmates, Eve started a campaign to benefit the girls campus of an orphanage in Hinche, Haiti. To read more about her experience, click here.

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

November Service Specials!

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Lexus of Richmond’s November 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:

  • BG 44K Fuel and BG MOA Motor Oil Additives
  • 4-Wheel Balance
  • 4-Wheel Alignment
  • 20% Off Genuine Lexus Accessories

*These prices are valid through November 30, 2018.

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

Lexus of Richmond’s Leadership Award Week 5 – Joe Beck

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Lexus of Richmond’s week 5 nominee for the Leadership Award Scholarship is Joe Beck of St. Christopher’s School. Having a current GPA of 4.6, Joe scored a perfect score of 1600 on the SAT exam. He has received 4 perfect scores on final AP exams making him an AP Scholar with Distinction. Joe ended sophomore and junior year with the top GPA of his class. He was inducted into the National Spanish Honor Society following 10th grade. Joe has received accolades including the Harvard Book Award and being St Chris’ Jefferson Scholar nominee. He is also a National Merit Semifinalist.

Throughout his time at St. Christopher’s, Joe has been involved in numerous clubs and organizations. Joe is a co-founder and co-president of the Investment Club at St. Chris. Since his sophomore year this group has focused on basic personal finance and investment strategies, and they manage a $10k portfolio together. Joe is in his 2nd year as a Peer Advisor to the freshmen as a way to help the transition into high school. He is currently in his 3rd year of the Quiz Bowl Team where Joe is serving as the captain, and the group will compete on Battle of the Brains. In the summer of 2018 Joe held an internship with Lawton Park Capital Management where he worked with an analyst to research stocks and develop an investment thesis plus make stock recommendations.

A four year member of the Cross Country team, Joe is a two year captain. In 2017 the team competed and won several titles including: Pole Green XC Classic Champions (small school varsity division), Fork Union Cross Country Invitational Champions, Prep League Champions, and the VISAA Division 1 State Champions. In 2018 Joe finished the Pole Green XC Classic in 4th place. Joe has been a starter on the Varsity Tennis team since 10th grade, and will be a captain as a senior. In 2016 the team won the Prep League Championship. He is also a member of the Indoor Track team where in 2016 and 2017, they won the Prep League Championship and the State Championship in 2016.

Joe is certainly no stranger to giving time to his community. He has spent roughly 30 hours volunteering for FeedMore: an organization that delivers food/meals to those in need in the Central Virginia area. He has also spent 20-25 hours of time with classmates volunteering in Richmond’s East End. Through his time as a Boy Scout, Joe worked on numerous community service projects. Most impressive on this list would be his Eagle Scout Project. He spent over 55 hours of diligent planning and working to restore an outdoor classroom and learning garden at Greenfield Elementary School.

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

Lexus of Richmond’s 24th Leadership Award Week 3 – Mohini Johri

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Lexus of Richmond’s week 3 nominee for the Leadership Award Scholarship is Mohini Johri of The Collegiate School. An AP Scholar with Distinction, Mohini scored a 1550 out of 1600 on the SAT test and has a current 4.27 GPA. In 2018 she participated in the Cochrane Summer Economic Institute Internship at Startup Virginia, and she completed an internship with a physician at VCU. Following her research on ‘The Effect of Various Chewing Gum Flavors on the Reduction of Mouth Microbes’, Mohini took 3rd place at the Virginia Junior Academy of Science in 2015. This school year, she received The Collegiate School’s nomination for the Byrd Leadership Scholarship. She has also been acknowledged as a National Merit Commended Scholar in 2018.

An active participant in Collegiate’s community, Mohini has been involved in numerous activities  throughout high school. She is currently the Co-President of the Darr -Davis Investment Board as well as the President of the Spanish Club. Mohini is a two year member of the Collegiate Community Council. Since 2017 Mohini has been a peer tutor in chemistry and an admissions tour leader. She served as an ambassador for the International Emerging Leaders Conference put on by Collegiate. Outside of school Mohini participates in piano lessons, classical Indian dance, painting and ceramics.

As a junior Mohini served as a captain to three varsity sports including: cross country, winter track and spring track. She is the current captain of the cross country team in her senior season. Mohini has received honors like the Coaches Award, Spirit Award and the Team Award across the three sports. Mohini was named All-LIS at the 2018 LIS Cross Country Championship. In 2016 she received an Honorable Mention All-State selection for the 4×800 relay. As a junior she was named to the 1st Team All-LIS, 1st Team All-Metro, and All-State Honorable Mention all for the 4×800 relay.

Since 2013 Mohini has been involved in Sportable. This non-profit organization plans various sporting events for people of all ages with disabilities or special needs. As a senior she was selected to lead the Collegiate retreat Community: Challenges and Leadership for the Collegiate seventh graders. Starting in 2017 Mohini is a student helper for the admission department at Collegiate. She has been a member of the Collegiate Community Council and is a volunteer tutor at the Saturday Academy at Oak Grove Bellemeade School.

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

October Service Specials!

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Lexus of Richmond’s October 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:

  • Complete Front or Rear Brake Job
  • Battery Installation
  • Genuine Lexus Wiper Blades
  • Tire Purchase and Installation

*These prices are valid through October 31, 2018.

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

Champions for Charity 2018 Golf Tournament

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Lexus of Richmond’s Annual Champions for Charity Golf Tournament was held on Wednesday, September 12, at Independence Golf Club.

Lucky the rain from Hurricane Florence held off, and we had a great day for golf! Everyone thoroughly enjoyed themselves on the course. Our morning round of golfers were competing for the opportunity to win a trip to Pebble Beach to play in their tournament, and the women were competing for the chance to win a trip to Boars Head Resort in Charlottesville.

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The course at Independence had 4 opportunities for hole-in-one with the prize being a paid for 2 year lease on a new Lexus! During the afternoon round, we had two Belle Isle tents set up on the course for our participants. The evening wrapped up with some snacks and refreshments during the award ceremony.

All proceeds go towards Bon Secours Richmond Health Care Foundation, Care-A-Van mobile health program.

For more information, please click here.

24th Annual Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award

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The 24th Annual Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award is about to begin once again for the 2018-2019 school year!

Each week will feature one new high school senior student athlete. Every student featured will have been nominated by their respective school officials. The nominees are all qualified individuals who excel in the classroom, in athletics, in extra circulars, and are heavily involved in their community. At the end of the school year, the 30 nominees will be celebrated with a banquet where a winner will be announced, and he or she will receive a $10,000 scholarship!

Make sure to keep an eye on our blog for weekly posts and check out the interviews on our Lexus of Richmond YouTube page and Fox Richmond – WRLH featuring our wonderful nominees!