Lexus of Richmond associates recently traveled to the Toyota Training Center in Maryland for training sessions on the All New 2019 Lexus ES! Over the course of two weeks; sales associates, technology specialists, service advisors, technicians, managers and more attended different sessions to learn about this entirely redesigned vehicle.
This training included a classroom setting for open discussion, hands-on demonstration of new technology and features including Apple CarPlay and Amazon Alexa, and driving courses.
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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.
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.
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The 23rd 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.
Having spent 4 years on the Varsity Soccer team, Lexi was selected as the captain for her senior season. In 2016 she was the leading goal scorer and won the most improved player award. She received accolades such as 1st Team All Conference, 1st Team All Region, and 2nd Team All State. Additionally she lettered two times for Varsity Gymnastics. Outside of athletics, Lexi was the Center for Information Technology Historian. She served as the Vice President for the Girls of the Center for Information Technology club. Lexi was the Student Council Association Class Historian. She was even selected for the Henrico County Student Congress representing Deep Run. Additionally Lexi was a member of Deep Run organizations such as: Beta Club, Key Club and the Programming Team.
Giving back to the community plays a significant role in our scholarship, and Lexi is certainly no exception! Lexi spent time with the organization Caritas. She participated in a mission trip to Raleigh, North Carolina. Lexi was a member of the student organization SODA (Student Organization for Developing Attitudes). The SODA club is a group of high school students who mentor elementary children to help improve self esteem and assist with attitudes and social issues. She tutored fellow students at school in math and science, and she volunteered with various events put on at Deep Run and for the Center for Information Technology.
We at Lexus of Richmond applaud Lexi for her academic achievement, athletic skill, commitment to extra curricular activities and time spent helping the community. We are pleased to present and support this outstanding young lady. We know Lexi will continue to excel as she moves forward and continues to experience amazing.
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!
While attending Collegiate, Ellie has been an active participant in various sports in the athletics department. She was named a co-captain to the Varsity Field Hockey team where she plays as a defender and starter. She is also a defender and starter on the Varsity Lacrosse team. Ellie is on the Varsity Swimming and Varsity Diving team where she specializes in freestyle individual relay events. During 3 of her 4 seasons, she placed in the top 8 divers at the VISAA States Competition.
Throughout her high school years, Ellie has been involved in numerous activities. She is a member of Collegiate’s peer tutoring club and a participant in their Honors Dance program. Outside of her school activities, Ellie is a classically trained pianist having taken lessons since kindergarten. She is a Strikers Club Lacrosse player and a swim instructor at the Country Club of Virginia. As a part of the Country Club of Virginia’s swim and dive team, Ellie is the senior leader and winner of both the J Fitzgerald Award and the Dive Cup.
As a student, Ellie and other members of her class listened to a local Holocaust survivor who visited Collegiate. The survivor told their specific story and shared their memories to the class as the students wrote everything down. Afterwards the students worked together to produce a collective story for the Holocaust Museum of Richmond. Through Shalom Farms, Ellie planted fruits and vegetables which are grown for low income families and communities who may not otherwise have access to healthy foods. Through the Fairy Godmother Club at Collegiate, Ellie helped organize a prom for teens at Jackson Feild Home. This home is for children who have endured trauma, mental illness or addiction. She has additionally helped organize and set up the prom for autistic children and young adults at the Faison School.
Ellie 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 Ellie! Remember to check Facebook for more information about each weekly nominee throughout the school year!
A four year member of Freeman’s Varsity Swim Team, Carter also belongs to NOVA Swimming and will be a part of University of Virginia’s swim team next year. She was the captain for her final season at Freeman, and she is a 4 time MVP. She has claimed four school records during her time in the pool, and is a regional champion in four different events. As a junior she became a state champion and was selected as a Swimming Scholastic All-American. She was selected to the Virginia All Star team as a sophomore, junior and senior. Following her 10th and 11th grade seasons, Carter was named to the Richmond All Metro team, and the Richmond Times Dispatch recognized her as a Scholar Athlete of the Month during her senior year.
Throughout every year of high school Carter has been a peer tutor for Algebra and Geometry SOL Remediation. As a senior, she joined the Beta Club and the We the People National Team which is a National Constitution Competition. She has also been involved in Freeman’s Rebellettes Club and Spanish Club.
Giving back to the community, Carter has participated with several organizations or causes throughout high school. She has been a peer math tutor, a volunteer for Festivals and a volunteer for Little Feet Meet. This past summer, Carter worked as an intern for the Cameron K. Gallagher Foundation. She has been a group planner every year of high school for the Goochland Christmas Mother. Additionally, Carter has been a spring clinic helper for the Westwood Swim Team for the past four years.
Carter 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 Carter! Remember to check Facebook for more information about each weekly nominee throughout the school year!