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!
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!
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!
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.
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.
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!
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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