Crew leader Caleb Rodgers has quite the resume as a senior at Clayton High School. Caleb is a National Honor Society member, varsity soccer captain, and officer in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes as well as a being a valuable member of the #AutobellTeam. He is also the Capital Area Soccer League Hamilton Sportsmanship Award two-time winner, Homecoming King and his junior class president. He even started his own business selling high-end archery equipment online. He received a Presidential scholarship at Campbell University and plans to pursue a Masters in Business Administration.
A model #AutobellTeam member who’s always striving for improvement, Ryan Morris serves as both Varsity baseball captain and Varsity defensive football captain at Great Bridge High School, where he was named All-Tidewater defensive end and an honorable mention for the National Honor Society for academics.
As an #AutobellTeam member, Emily Stoll impresses customers and coworkers with her upbeat personality and overall sense of urgency. Competitively riding and showing horses for more than two years, Emily earned Grand Champion of the youth speed division for her club's 2016 season. She’s also a varsity soccer team player as well as section leader as a violinist in her high school orchestra. She plans to double major in Equine Business Management and Western Equestrian Studies at the University of Findlay.
Well-organized #AutobellTeam member Lauren McCoin often splits her days working as a manager at the car wash and volunteering at her church, where she assists with the children's program by teaching, doing crafts, and setting up events. She also plays the violin in the church’s orchestra program and volunteers as a counselor at Camp Deer Lake.
Now a senior, #AutobellTeam member Trevor Landrum played Junior Varsity and then Varsity baseball throughout his Poquoson High School career. He’s also a DECA member, where his presentation on customer relations earned a first place nomination at the state competition. Carrying a 3.5 GPA, Trevor will study Business at Roanoke College in the fall, with plans to pursue a Masters degree.
George 'Rue" Custis
An #AutobellTeam member during high school, George “Rue” Custis then joined the U.S. Air Force. Fast forward to 2016, when he became the first employee hired at the Sterling, VA Autobell® location, where he soon earned a promotion to assistant manager. Rue is currently a Senior Airman stationed at Joint Base Andrews. In his downtime, he enjoys soccer, crabbing, and fishing.
Tyrique "TJ" Boothe
A manager on the #AutobellTeam, Tyrique “TJ” Boothe attends Old Dominion University on a full athletic scholarship, majoring in Business Management and excelling as a tight end on the football team. His community involvement includes volunteering at the local YMCA as a basketball coach.
Currently a senior at Tabb High School with a 3.4 GPA, #AutobellTeam member Miles Church will head to Thomas Nelson Community College this fall for two years, then on to James Madison University to major in Computer Systems & Cybersecurity. Miles achieved the rank of Eagle Scout this year after completing his project, in which he repainted, mulched, and built prayer posts for the outdoor chapel at Kirkwood Presbyterian Church in Yorktown, VA.
A National Honor Society and #AutobellTeam member, Cynthia Brown is part of the U-18 national soccer team pool, placing her among the future elite of the sport for which she garnered a full athletic scholarship to Radford University. She was also kicker for Wilson High’s football team and became the first female to throw a touchdown in Virginia high school league history with a 52-yard pass. Cynthia volunteers at local soccer camps and coaches for Churchland Soccer League.
A high school honors graduate in 2013, #AutobellTeam member Kyshaun Merchant went on to finish Tidewater Community College with an associate degree in Social Science and served as president of the Student African American Brotherhood. He remains active in recreational sports such as soccer and football while pursuing a long-term management career with Autobell®, where he exhibits great leadership. He’s also an expectant father and very excited about this next chapter of life.
As senior class president at Heritage High School, #AutobellTeam member Naya Marks ranked 9th in her class with a GPA of 3.84. Her club activities included the National Honor Society; Mathematics Honor Society; Students Against Destructive Decisions; Student Council Association; and Future Business Leaders Of America, combined with regular volunteer work. She was nominated as Heritage’s DAR Good Citizen, recognized as a positive influence on the girls’ varsity volleyball and soccer teams, the latter for which she was a three-year captain.
An outstanding member of the #AutobellTeam managing staff, Sierra Yonker finished high school with a 3.5 GPA. She’s volunteered over 300 hours with Autism Buddies, which takes children with autism on field trips. A outdoorswoman who enjoys fishing, hunting, and camping, Sierra’s college plans focus on a double major in Criminology and Criminal Justice.
Jake Carter has been an #AutobellTeam member since 2012, and his great work ethic and customer service skills quickly propelled him into management that first year. Having just earned a BS in Chemistry & Mathematics at Barton College, where he was an active member of the Honors Program, he’s now enrolled in Wake Forest University, working on his PhD in Chemistry.
A recent graduate of Western Guilford High with a 4.0 GPA, #AutobellTeam member Justin also balanced Beta Club, National Spanish Honors Society, baseball, and cross country participation with his work duties. He’s now off to East Carolina U. to study communications.
A 3.5 unweighted GPA puts Tori in the top 20 of her senior class at Knightdale High. She’s also excelled at work since becoming an #AutobellTeam member in April. A four-year letterman in varsity soccer who also runs cross country and plays basketball, Tori will head to East Carolina U. in Fall 2016.
A full-ride signee at Old Dominion University, pitcher Andrew Moyer excels academically and athletically while bringing his great attitude and work ethic to the Virginia #AutobellTeam. The 6’6” Woodside HS sports star earned a 3.8 GPA, participated in Operation Smile and Pep Club, and racked up accolades along the way such as All-TCIS (Tidewater Conference of Independent Schools), 1st team-6A Schools, 1st team All-State, and Peninsula District Player of the Year.
Graduating High School with a 3.8 GPA, Autobell® employee Brandon Fogleman is headed to Alamance Comm. College this fall with plans for a firefighting career. He’s also captain & 2nd baseman for local baseball team the Marlins, undefeated for 5 years. #AutobellTeam
Autobell® Chief Technical Officer Bob Thomas has been tearing up the pavement lately with impressive results. In a run of recent 5K competitions, he’s had five 1st place finishes, six 2nds, and two 3rds in the age 60-69 division and a steadily improving best time that currently stands at 23:07. #AutobellTeam
A Manager for over 2 years, DeShawn Underwood is a senior at Kennesaw State studying Communications and was recently elected Executive Youth Director at Grace Community Christian Church. He was also a head counselor for 6 yrs. at Camp Nehemiah for Math & Science. #AutobellTeam
Autobell® employee Jordan Lairson is a hard worker and great communicator, which puts him in good stead with his Autobell® managers and peers. He balances work with his studies at William Peace University, where he chose to play baseball after a high school career in the sport. #AutobellTeam