Lexus Scholar Athletes

This program celebrates RVA's most talented scholar-athletes who have been nominated by school officials from the high school they attend.  Thirty gifted Lexus Scholar Athletes will be selected.  At the end of the school year, all of the students, along with their parents and coaches, come together for an exciting banquet where the Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award Winner is named.  That title comes with a $10,000 stipend.  Check in weekly throughout the school year to learn more about each of our talented student nominees.  If you are a student seeking information regarding the program, and nomination process, check in with your school guidance office or call 804.323.8000 for details.

WEEK 1: Walker Wallace 

Lexus of Richmond is proud to present our first scholar athlete of the school year, Walker Wallace of St. Christopher’s School. Having a current 4.5 GPA, he has received high honors every semester. Walker is a National Merit Commended Scholar. On the SAT exam he scored a near perfect 790 Math and a 1520 out of 1600 overall. He is additionally an AP Scholar with Distinction and a member of La Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica, the National Spanish Honor Society. At the end of his junior year Walker was selected by the faculty for the Dartmouth Book Award. He is a member of the English 10 which is comprised of the top 10 English students at St. Chris.

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Lexus of Richmond’s week 2 scholar athlete for the Lexus Leadership Award is Shreya Sharma of the Collegiate School. Having a current 4.43 GPA, she has consistently been on the All A Honor Roll and is a Cum Laude Inductee. Shreya scored a 34 out of 36 on the ACT exam. With 3 perfect AP exams, she is an AP Scholar with Honors. Shreya has received the Wellesley Book Award which is given to students who excel in academics. She has been the recipient of a Historical Research Paper Clio Award and an Honorable Mention in the Scholastic Art Competition. She was also recognized with a HOBY Presidential Service Award.

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